Tweets cause trouble for Democratic congressional candidate from Murrieta; labor org revokes endorsement

A spokesperson for the California Labor Federation referred to some of Regina Marston’s tweets as ‘racially charged, if not racist’

It started with a ‘boo’ shouted in Iowa. It ended with a Democratic congressional candidate from Murrieta deleting her campaign Facebook page while at least one prominent labor organization rescinded its endorsement of her. Regina Marston, who’s one of two Democrats running against incumbent Republican Rep. Ken Calvert in California’s 42nd Congressional District, has found herself in hot water after a tweet she sent in response to a prominent national Democratic figure. The background The 42nd covers a swath of rural and suburban Riverside County, stretching from Murrieta to Corona to Beaumont. It is one of the most conservative districts in a state that hasn’t given its electoral votes to a Republican since 1988 — Donald Trump won by 12 points here in 2016, comp
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