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Fundraising ability, name recognition will give decisive lift to the two members

BY DAVID HOOD AND ELIZABETH HELD / WASHINGTON BUREAU
Published: April 24, 2014 Updated: May 13, 2014 7:28 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Incumbency and established fundraising are two of the most powerful advantages two Inland congressmen have over their challengers in the June 3 primary battle.

Reps. Paul Cook, R-Yucca Valley, and Ken Calvert, R-Corona, both have amassed war chests that outstrip their respective challengers by hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to Federal Election Commission filings released April 15.

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