In the group receiving remote support only, the median amount of completed calls was 14 in the 1st six months and 16 for the rest of the trial. In the group getting in-person support, most connection with coaches through the first 6 months happened in face-to-face group classes. Participation in group periods, although strongly encouraged, was low and declined further during the period of the study initially. The median amount of group sessions attended was 6.5 in the first six months and 1 within the next 18 months, and the median number of individual classes attended was 4 in the first six months and 1 in the last 18 months.LA Times: Costly, Nasty Fight Rages In San Diego Race For Congress In its third editorial endorsing Republican congressional applicant Carl DeMaio over Democratic incumbent Scott Peters, the U-T NORTH PARK newspaper had one explanation of DeMaio that not his many critics could dispute: Original. DeMaio's hard-charging style, combined with his anti-Washington pledge to Repair Congress First, has turned the 52nd Congressional District competition into among the tightest and costliest in the united states. Local television is filled with attack advertisements. Peters warns that DeMaio plans to cut student education loans. DeMaio says he’s a big supporter of student loans and Medicare and that Peters represents everything that is wrong with politics: officeholders who are too comfortable with the position quo .