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California would have 12, but only 4 would likely have the annoying big government politics. Most of the non-LA/non-SF parts of California would favor smaller gov't politicians, so instead of 2 unfriendly senators you'd have 4 unfriendly senators potentially offset by 8 friendlier senators, which is a good shift in the balance of power.

Since the house of representatives is by population and California is pretty populated throughout even in rural areas, there would be no change in number of representatives in the house, at most 1 or 2 more due to rounding.