July 13, 2011 Democrat Janice Hahn defeated Republican Craig Huey to win Tuesday's special election to fill an open U.S. House seat from California. Hahn, a Los Angeles City councilwoman, won the race which turned ugly early, with 54.6 percent of the vote compared to Huey's 45.4 percent. Democrats have an 18-percentage point registration advantage in the district over the GOP.
July 13, 2011 NATO says troops died in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan; an oil pipeline is reportedly bombed in Syria, Los Angeles city councilwoman Janice Hahn wins special congressional election; movie rental company Netflix boosts fees; and the National League wins the All Star Game
July 12, 2011 The latest in a congressional special election being watched to divine how the 2012 U.S. House races might play out was in California Tuesday between Democrat Janice Hahn, a Los Angeles councilwoman, and Craig Huey, a Republican businessman.