California Update for Monday, May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018

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• California Republicans gathered over the weekend in San Diego for their state party convention, but after hearing from their two leading candidates for governor, they did not make an endorsement.

Congresswoman Mimi Walters of Irvine speaks at the 2018 California GOP convention.
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• California Republicans are defending seven seats in Congress this year. At the party's convention in San Diego, officials seemed aware of a potential voter backlash against the president.

Today's reporting by Ben Adler and Andrew Bowen.