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June 2, 1990 | JACK CHEEVERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Republican congressional candidate Sang Korman said Friday he filed a $5-million lawsuit against a conservative supporter of Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-Simi Valley), charging the supporter libeled Korman by publicly questioning his campaign finances.
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February 16, 1994 | JOHN SCHWADA and BRENDA DAY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Republican Richard Sybert, a former aide to Gov. Pete Wilson, kicked off his campaign Tuesday to unseat U.S. Rep. Anthony Beilenson (D-Woodland Hills), denouncing the incumbent as a "tired and ineffective" liberal, while urging the use of the National Guard to bolster local police forces. Sybert, 41, announced his candidacy in separate news conferences in front of two earthquake-damaged buildings--the Thousand Oaks Library and a store on Ventura Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley.
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June 5, 1988 | BOB WILLIAMS, Times Staff Writer
Two hoary cliches of politics are heard in the 31st Congressional District race: "Hope springs eternal" and "Unknown newcomers never defeat entrenched incumbents." On the Democratic side, Colin O'Brien is the newcomer battling the odds in Tuesday's primary elections, hoping to unseat four-term incumbent Mervyn M. Dymally.
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April 15, 1992 | RON SOBLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Democratic congressional primary in Ventura County heated up this week as Kevin Sweeney blasted opponent Anita Perez Ferguson for refusing to debate and she returned the fire, calling him "arrogant" and questioning his political ethics. "It is inconceivable to me that someone would consider running for the U. S. Congress and not be willing to debate," Sweeney said in a widely distributed statement. "It's disrespectful to the voters of this district."
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May 24, 1990 | GEORGE HATCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For Democratic candidates, the 42nd Congressional District should be as inviting as the Sahara. Republicans hold a 53% to 36% edge in registration in the largely coastal district, which stretches south from Torrance to Huntington Beach. The incumbent, Dana Rohrabacher (R-Lomita), is sitting on $100,000 in campaign cash and faces no primary opponent. Despite the adverse conditions, three Democrats--James Cavuoto, Guy C. Kimbrough and Bryan W.
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June 3, 1988 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, Times Staff Writer
The spotlight is shining on other Republican candidates, but that has not stopped two Palos Verdes Peninsula lawyers, Robert Welbourn and Don Davis, from quietly waging their own campaigns in the 42nd Congressional District. While attention has been focused on the four leading contenders in the Republican race to fill the seat being given up by Rep. Daniel E. Lungren (R-Long Beach), long-shot candidates Welbourn and Davis have continued to press their prospects.
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October 11, 1992 | RON SOBLE and ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A campaign strategy by Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-Simi Valley) to play up the volatile issue of illegal immigration has touched off charges that he is openly appealing to the racial fears of white voters in his congressional reelection bid against Anita Perez Ferguson. Gallegly, a th0ree-term incumbent involved in a tough reelection effort in the newly drawn 23rd Congressional District, said last week that talk of bigotry in his campaign is nonsense.
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May 24, 1992 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rep. Carlos J. Moorhead attributes his political longevity to a mix of common sense and service to constituents. Add to that a campaign fund that is routinely 10 times greater than his nearest opponent's and you have a representative who has virtually coasted to victory every two years since 1972. Moorhead (R-Glendale) is seeking election to an 11th term in the 22nd Congressional District, which, with only minor boundary changes, will be designated the 27th District in January.
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May 31, 1990 | MICHELE FUETSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mobutu Sese Seko is grabbing the spotlight in the 31st Congressional District Democratic primary, though he is not a candidate, or even an American citizen. Mobutu is president of Zaire. One of the candidates for the congressional seat in the June 5 primary, Inglewood lawyer Lawrence A. Grigsby, is trying to persuade voters that Democratic incumbent Mervyn L. Dymally of Compton does more for the African leader than he does for the 31st. "Your congressman works for a billionaire dictator.
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May 21, 1992 | GEBE MARTINEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the world of politics, the new 41st Congressional District is a land of opportunity. Without an incumbent to claim the district that stretches from Rowland Heights, Diamond Bar and Pomona to San Bernardino and Orange counties, eight candidates are seeking their parties' nomination in the June 2 primary. Of the eight, six are Republican, one is a Democrat and one carries the banner for the Peace and Freedom Party. The front-runners in the Republican race are former Assemblyman Charles W.
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