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A look at the cheapest and most expensive congressional races in California

by www.latimes.com

California political races are notoriously expensive: Congressional candidates on the state ballot have spent $91.7 million overall so far during the 2016 campaign.

While there’s always a spending push in the final days, the amount most candidates are likely to spend on their campaigns has become...


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