California congressman says he’s taken photo with dead enemy

U.S. 05/27/19, 15:09

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including killing a teenage fighter. The Republican congressman, who was re-elected last November as he faces corruption charges, made the ...

Indicted re-elected congressman vows ‘business-as-usual’

U.S. 11/07/18, 18:58

California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter, who won re-election while facing federal corruption charges, promised constituents Wednesday it will be "business-as-usual" in his deeply red Southern California district, but some wonder whether that will be possible. Hunter won by eight percentage points over first-time Democratic candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar in the San Diego-area ...

Rep. Duncan Hunter keeps seat a sixth term in California

U.S. 11/07/18, 14:23

California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter won a sixth term Wednesday. Hunter beat first-time Democratic candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar in a deeply red San Diego-area district that President Donald Trump won by double digits in 2016. The GOP incumbent had 54 percent of 123,000 votes cast, giving him an 8 point lead over Campa-Najjar. The ...

Indicted Republican’s race to test partisanship in Trump era

U.S. 11/06/18, 02:02

The race in Southern California's most Republican congressional district Tuesday will test the strength of partisanship as GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter tries to overcome the stigma of facing federal corruption charges. Former Obama White House aide Ammar Campa-Najjar was largely unknown in the district east of San Diego until Hunter and ...

Texas attorney general favored to win while under indictment

Texas 10/27/18, 12:31

Three years ago, criminal charges against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton appeared to put his political future in peril.But the Republican enters November's midterm elections favored to win a second a term while remaining under indictment. Paxton has pleaded not guilty to charges of securities fraud over allegations that he ...

Challenge for indicted Republicans: Win re-election

New York 10/18/18, 13:15

Winning re-election while indicted is a rare feat in U.S. history.But two Republican congressmen are attempting to do just that in November's midterm elections: Reps. Duncan Hunter of California and Chris Collins of New York.After pleading not guilty in August to separate federal charges, both congressmen are entering the final ...

Indicted California incumbent steps up attacks on Democrat

U.S. 10/16/18, 14:21

Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter is stepping up efforts to convince voters his Democratic opponent is a security threat because of his family's background — something the Latino, Arab-American contender forcefully rejects as a desperate attempt by an indicted incumbent.Former congressman Duncan Hunter Sr., the candidate's father, called a news conference ...

Incumbent’s indictment roils California congressional race

California 10/05/18, 09:04

In Southern California's most Republican congressional district a GOP incumbent running against a first-time Democratic candidate should be a slam dunk for re-election.Not this year.Rep. Duncan Hunter is under indictment as he seeks a sixth term. He has spent as much on legal fees as his re-election campaign while splitting ...

Indicted congressman makes court appearance before midterms

California 09/24/18, 16:02

The Democratic opponent of California's Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter released a new TV ad Monday aimed at conservative voters in a deeply red district as the indicted congressman made his last court appearance before midterm elections.The narrator of the 30-second spot by Ammar Campa-Najjar's campaign says the Democrat will put ...

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