JULIE WATSON Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — A fierce fight between Republican candidates has punctuated the race for the vacated seat of disgraced California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter, who dropped out and resigned from Congress in January after pleading guilty to a corruption charge. The 50th District east of San Diego is among the last Republican strongholds in Southern California. The GOP front-runners are San Diego radio host and political commentator Carl DeMaio and former U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, who retired from a neighboring district in 2018. During a nasty primary campaign, they have questioned each other's allegiance to President Donald Trump and accused the other of lying about their records. Under California election rules, the top two vote-getters in Tuesday's primary ad
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