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Lots of Outside Money for Congressional Race


More than $2.9 million in outside money has been pumped into the 24th District congressional race between incumbent Rep. Lois Capps and former lieutenant governor Abel Maldonado. The majority of the cash has been spent on behalf of Maldonado or against Capps, including $496,773 from Spirit of Democracy America in the last week.

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