At Calif. GOP Convention In San Diego, Republicans Confident They'll Keep Control Of Congress

May 7, 2018

Attendees cast their ballots electronically during the May 2018 California Republican Party convention in San Diego. This was the first time the party used electronic voting for its party endorsements.
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California Republicans are defending at least seven seats in Congress this year that are top targets for Democrats hoping to retake control of the U.S. House.  The state GOP held its convention in San Diego this weekend.  KPBS reporter Andrew Bowen says the party is downplaying the possibility of an anti-Trump backlash.