House Democrats in California Risk Losing Seats After Backing Impeachment

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Democratic congresswoman Katie Hill waves to supporters at her election night party in California's 25th Congressional District on Nov. 6, 2018, in Santa Clarita, California.  (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

House Democrats In California Risk Losing Seats After Backing Impeachment

In the 2018 elections, democrats flipped seven California congressional seats from red to blue. Keeping those seats is essential to the Democratic Party, but that’s become harder after several representatives came out in favor of the impeachment investigation into President Trump. One of them was Congresswoman Katie Hill, who represents a swath of suburban and high desert communities in north Los Angeles County.
Reporter: Saul Gonzales

Did San Francisco District Attorney Resign In Order To Challenge L.A. County DA?

Last week, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced he was resigning from his job effective October 18th. It’s expected Gascón will move to Los Angeles and run for D.A. of Los Angeles County in next year’s election. Gascón’s chief opponent would be incumbent Jackie Lacey, L.A. County’s first female and first  African-American D.A. Lacey is perceived as a criminal justice hardliner, and has faced criticism from groups like Black Lives Matter.
Reporter: Saul Gonzalez

Enrollment In Migrant Education Program Declines

Children of migrant farm workers move around a lot, as their parents follow the harvest. They sometimes have trouble keeping up with their studies, so California offers migrant education programs, but enrollment in those programs has been falling.
Reporter: Katie Orr

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