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 2020-01-16 16:33 

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Rating change: With Hunter gone, California district shifts to Solid Republican...

California Republican Duncan Hunter finally left the House and took Democratic chances of winning the 50th District with him. Hunter won reelection in 2018 by fewer than 4 percentage points in a Southern California district that Republicans shouldn't ...

 2020-01-13 21:58 

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Hunter Duncan still wants you to know he's not Duncan Hunter...

Hunter Duncan is just an aspiring comedian in Austin, Texas, who's tired of being mistaken for the embattled congressman from California. "I'm tired of people tweeting at me that I'm a 'pr*ck' and should be in jail," Duncan has...

 2020-01-09 00:42 

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California governor declines to call a special election to replace Duncan Hunter...

California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday he would not call a special election to replace Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter, who is resigning next week after pleading guilty to misusing campaign funds. "The governor's office received...

 2020-01-07 21:50 

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Duncan Hunter resigns from Congress...

Rep. Duncan Hunter submitted his resignation from Congress on Tuesday, marking the end of an 11-year stint in the House marred by his misuse of campaign funds for a variety of endeavors, including spending money on Lego sets, movie tickets, a $14,000 fami...

 2019-12-09 22:58 

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Duncan Hunter and the case of rabbit flights, NFL Red Zone, HBO and more...

An Office of Congressional Ethics report released Monday shows in detail how Duncan Hunter's campaign committee spent money on a range of personal expenses, including flights for a pet bunny rabbit, NFL Red Zone, Jack in the Box, Starbucks and family ...

 2019-12-06 22:20 

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Duncan Hunter to resign from Congress after holiday...

California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter said Friday he will resign from Congress after the coming holidays, just days after pleading guilty to campaign finance fraud. "Shortly after the Holidays I will resign from Congress. It has been an honor to se...

 2019-12-05 23:20 

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Following guilty plea, Duncan Hunter barred from voting in the House...

The House Ethics Committee notified Rep. Duncan Hunter that his recent guilty plea means he should no longer cast votes in the House. The instruction is not mandatory, but the panel threatened action against him if he continues to vote. Hunter last voted ...

 2019-12-05 16:14 

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Duncan Hunter's expected exit could be a relief for GOP...

When California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter announced he would plead guilty to using campaign funds for personal purposes, he also indicated he wouldn't run for reelection. That's likely welcome news for Republicans looking to hold on to his seat. "...

 2019-12-03 19:25 

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Duncan Hunter pleads guilty to conspiracy to misuse campaign funds...

California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of conspiring with his wife, Margaret, to knowingly and willfully convert Hunter's campaign funds for personal expenditures. He faces a maximum of five years in prison; a max...

 2019-12-02 20:21 

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Duncan Hunter to plead guilty to one count in campaign finance case...

Duncan Hunter, a California Republican who was set to go to trial in January for campaign finance violations, said he will change his not-guilty plea Tuesday to guilty on one count of misuse of campaign funds. The change of plea hearing, first reported by...

 2019-11-11 22:14 

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Federal prosecutors want to remove Duncan Hunter's lawyer...

Federal prosecutors are seeking to remove Duncan Hunter's attorney, Paul Pfingst, from representing the embattled California Republican in his upcoming campaign finance case, alleging a conflict of interest. Pfingst and his law firm, Higgs Fletcher & ...

 2019-10-29 22:09 

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Duncan Hunter has a new lawyer for federal criminal trial...

Rep. Duncan Hunter has added a former San Diego County district attorney to his legal team for his upcoming criminal trial on campaign finance charges, but the federal government is challenging whether the attorney can represent the California Republican....

 2019-10-15 17:31 

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Indicted Rep. Duncan Hunter fails to get local GOP endorsement in crowded primary...

Federally indicted Rep. Duncan Hunter failed to earn the endorsement of his local Republican Party on Monday despite representing San Diego County in the House for more than 10 years. It was the first time the six-term GOP congressman from California'...

 2019-10-09 10:00 

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Ex-Rep. Darrell Issa is not Duncan Hunter's only problem in California primary...

One's a six-term congressman whose father held the seat for 28 years before him. Another served nine terms one district over. But a gay conservative talk radio host who doesn't even live in the district is giving both a run for their money among R...

 2019-09-26 15:35 

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Ex-Rep. Darrell Issa announces campaign against onetime colleague Rep. Duncan Hunter, who awaits trial...

It took less than nine months of retirement for former Rep. Darrell Issa to decide he wants to mount a congressional comeback. The California Republican is hopping one district over to run against his former colleague, San Diego County GOP Rep. Duncan Hun...

 2019-09-26 15:07 

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Appeals court will hear Rep. Duncan Hunter's argument, jeopardizing January trial date...

A federal appeals court agreed Wednesday to hear Rep. Duncan Hunter's argument to dismiss the corruption case against him, potentially stalling the start of his trial slated for January 2020. A three-judge panel at the U.S. Appeals Court for the 9th C...

 2019-09-25 20:26 

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Ex-Rep. Darrell Issa to challenge Duncan Hunter, who is awaiting trial...

Former Rep. Darrell Issa is expected to run against fellow Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter, a former colleague facing trial on corruption charges, sources familiar with the ex-congressman's thinking confirmed to CQ Roll Call Wednesday. Issa has schedule...

 2019-09-10 16:00 

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Issa on challenging fellow Republican Hunter: 'He cannot win reelection'...

Former Rep. Darrell Issa signaled over the weekend that he intends to run for Congress in Rep. Duncan Hunter's district if he is not confirmed to a position in the Trump administration by winter. Issa and Hunter are both Republican....

 2019-08-29 13:07 

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Former Rep. Darrell Issa launching an exploratory committee for Rep. Duncan Hunter's seat...

Former California Rep. Darrell Issa is likely to launch an exploratory committee Thursday in a challenge to embattled Rep. Duncan Hunter, according to a not-yet-unveiled website. "I have formally launched an exploratory committee for the 50th Congress...

 2019-08-28 15:35 

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Rep. Duncan Hunter has almost depleted his legal expense fund...

Rep. Duncan Hunter has spent almost all of his money from a legal expense fund, a potentially bleak harbinger leading up to his fast-approaching trial in January for allegedly using campaign money for personal use, financial filings show. The Duncan D. Hu...

 2019-08-14 11:06 

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Rep. Duncan Hunter's trial pushed to 2020...

Rep. Duncan Hunter's trial on charges that he improperly spent hundreds of thousands in campaign funds on lavish vacations, golf outings and entertainment has been moved to Jan. 14. The California Republican's trial was originally scheduled to sta...

 2019-08-13 01:04 

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Duncan Hunter's trial appears on track to be postponed...

Lawyers involved in Rep. Duncan Hunter's trial on charges that he inappropriately spent $250,000 in campaign funds for massive bar tabs and elaborate vacations to Hawaii and Italy are asking a California judge to have the proceedings delayed until Oct...

 2019-08-12 09:00 

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Duncan Hunter said person making 'OK' sign in photo was a 'stranger.' The man calls Hunter a friend...

When a constituent who posed for a photo with Rep. Duncan Hunter was later found to have white supremacist ties, a Hunter staffer dismissed him as "a stranger in a parade who wanted to be in a picture" with the Republican congressman. The photo sh...

 2019-07-08 23:18 

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Rep. Duncan Hunter deletes photo alongside man making 'OK' gesture...

Rep. Duncan Hunter deleted a photo of himself at a Fourth of July parade in his district standing beside a man making an "OK" gesture with his fingers — a symbol that in recent years has been appropriated by the far-right to mean "WP,...

 2019-07-08 13:55 

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Judge to rule on motion to dismiss case against Rep. Duncan Hunter...

A judge is expected to rule Monday on a bid by Rep. Duncan Hunter to dismiss the campaign finance misuse charges against him. If the congressman's lawyers aren't successful there, they hope to relocate the case to a more friendly jurisdiction. Jud...

 2019-07-01 19:49 

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Federal judge says Rep. Duncan Hunter's personal relationships can be described to jury...

A federal judge in California is allowing evidence of Rep. Duncan Hunter's alleged extramarital affairs to be used in a criminal trial against the Republican congressman, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. The ruling on Monday in U.S. District Court...

 2019-06-28 09:30 

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Rep. Duncan Hunter's affairs with congressional staff raise sexual harassment concerns...

Republican Party leaders have demurred on whether Rep. Duncan Hunter should resign in light of revelations that he pursued relationships with two congressional staffers, including one of his own aides. But that does not mean allegations that the Californi...

 2019-06-27 14:29 

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Former Hill staffer alleges Rep. Duncan Hunter grabbed her behind while drunk...

A former Capitol Hill staffer accused Rep. Duncan Hunter of drunkenly asking for her number and putting his hand on her behind in 2014, an allegation adding to a list of issues the indicted California Republican faces. Rory Riley-Topping told RT Wednesday...

 2019-06-25 17:49 

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Prosecutors say Rep. Duncan Hunter had affairs with women he worked with, including his own aide...

Rep. Duncan Hunter illegally used campaign donations to finance extramarital romantic relationships with women he worked alongside, including one of his own aides, according to federal prosecutors. Hunter pursued five "intimate relationships" in t...

 2019-06-25 14:18 

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Rep. Hunter: Supporting Trump, not alleged campaign finance violations, led to charges...

Facing a mounting legal case against him, Rep. Duncan Hunter has sought to scuttle the charges by alleging a political conspiracy. In a motion to dismiss the case filed Monday, attorneys for the California Republican argue that he was indicted, not becaus...

 2019-06-17 15:58 

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Rep. Duncan Hunter's defense could be a 'loser,' legal experts say...

Rep. Duncan D. Hunter will rely on what experts called a shaky legal defense as he battles charges of illegally using campaign money to subsidize overseas vacations, expensive dinners and extramarital "personal relationships." Hunter's legal c...

 2019-06-13 18:17 

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Opponent pounces after Duncan Hunter's wife switches to guilty plea...

The Democrat challenging indicted Rep. Duncan Hunter went on the attack Thursday after the California Republican's wife entered a guilty plea in the federal campaign finance case against her and her husband. Margaret Hunter pleaded guilty Thursday to ...

 2019-06-12 20:54 

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Rep. Duncan Hunter's wife to plead out in case against the couple...

Margaret Hunter, wife of California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter, has agreed to change her plea of not guilty in the federal campaign finance case against her and her husband. The couple were indicted last summer for allegedly using $250,000 in campaign ...

 2019-05-28 18:27 

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Democrat criticizes Rep. Duncan Hunter for posing with enemy corpse...

The Democratic opponent of Rep. Duncan Hunter battered him for admitting that he posed for a photo with a slain enemy combatant while serving with the U.S. Marines in the early 2000s. Hunter, a Republican, won re-election over Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar ...

 2019-05-09 15:07 

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Rep. Duncan Hunter defends Navy SEAL charged with murder of teenaged ISIS fighter...

Rep. Duncan Hunter held a screening for Capitol Hill lawmakers Wednesday, showing combat footage of a moment when military prosecutors say a Navy SEAL stabbed a teenaged captive to death. Hunter told reporters at a press conference that video captured on ...

 2019-05-03 19:13 

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House committee renews ethics inquiries into Collins, Hunter and Schweikert...

House Ethics Committee investigations into Republicans Chris Collins of New York, Duncan Hunter of California and David Schweikert of Arizona were reauthorized for the 116th Congress this week. The Ethics Committee voted unanimously to reauthorize investi...

 2019-04-19 17:26 

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Rep. Hunter pretends to cross the Mexico border and gets called out for violating his parole...

Rep. Duncan Hunter and his Democratic challenger Ammar Campa-Najjar traded Twitter barbs Thursday over a video Hunter posted where he appeared to suggest he was crossing the southern border into Mexico. Campa-Najjar accused Hunter of violating his parole,...

 2019-04-12 21:48 

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California Democrats brand attack by Duncan Hunter campaign 'racist'...

A California lawmaker ripped Rep. Duncan Hunter for relying on a "racist" campaign strategy by repeatedly describing his challenger, who has Palestinian heritage, as a "national security threat." Democrat Rep. Mike Levin called on the Hunt...

 2019-02-22 16:39 

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Donors to Rep. Duncan Hunter's legal defense fund: His uncle, defense contractors...

Donors to a special fund established by Rep. Duncan Hunter to underwrite his legal defense include the board member of the company founded by his uncle and multibillion dollar defense contractors. Hunter can tap $60,800 in donations to a piggybank separat...

 2019-01-03 17:16 

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Ammar Campa-Najjar will challenge indicted Duncan Hunter again in 2020...

Ammar Campa-Najjar nearly defeated California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter last tear as the incumbent faced a trial on charges of illegally misusing campaign funds. Next year, Campa-Najjar will try again. The Democratic challenger filed a statement of ca...

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