A GOP wave in liberal Santa Barbara?
- Liberals are freaking out. It appears that internal polls showed underfunded GOP Congressional candidate Chris Mitchum gaining in what has been a solid Democrat seat.
Democrats are pumping money into liberal congressional districts that were long thought to be safely in their column.
Democrats, for example, have begun to worry about the prospects of California Rep. Lois Capps, an eight-term congresswoman who is typically a lock for reelection but who now finds herself in a competitive race against actor Republican Chris Mitchum, a perennial candidate and the son of the late actor Robert Mitchum.
In a sign of how seriously national Democrats are taking the threat, the DCCC is making a last-minute purchase of $99,000 worth of radio advertising in the Santa Barbara area to boost Capps, according to a committee aide.
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|Chris' famous dad Robert Mitchum.|