Sunday, May 27, 2018

Democrats see California as key to reclaiming the House. Now they’re spending millions just to get some candidates out of next month’s primary.

After months of optimism that the state’s June 5 primary would position them to pick off seven Republican-held districts in November — a substantial down payment on reclaiming the House — Democrats are now trying to ensure that they do not hurt themselves because of their unusually crowded slates of candidates.