California 50th congressional district

Hunter doubles down on Trump support

What it’s like to be on the shrinking island of Donald Trump political backers — Washington Post These days, being a Republican and supporting your presidential nominee can be a lonely place. A new USA Today survey finds that more than a quarter of top elected GOP officials won’t endorse or have rescinded their endorsement of Donald Trump. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) thinks pulling away from Trump…

Late Night: Seth Meyers v. Duncan Hunter

“Because man, or woman, everybody should be able to rip out the enemy’s throat; Duncan Hunter introduced his Draft America’s Daughters Act as a joke, but if it becomes law I think we all know who is going to have the last laugh.” — Seth Meyers. Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter Jr.’s “sarcastic” amendment to a defense spending bill mandating women sign up for selective service, i.e….

Political notes featuring H. FUJI Shioura

Editor’s note: Mail-in ballots for the June 7 California Primary may be sent back in to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters any time after May 9. Registration for the primary continues as well. Escondido City Clerk Diane Halverson said Escondido voters could register through midnight Monday, May 23. For more information, call (858) 565-5800. Meanwhile, the 50th Congressional District might be 44 percent…