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Darrell Issa

  1. 2020 elections
    Hunter Becomes the HuntedThe embattled California Republican now faces Darrell Issa’s giant bankroll, in addition to federal prosecutors who indicted him for corruption.
  2. 2020 elections
    Darrell Issa Plots Comeback by Taking Out Duncan HunterIssa’s wealth and fame makes him a formidable intraparty opponent for Hunter, who goes on trial in January on lurid corruption charges.
  3. duncan hunter
    Marines Order Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Them in His Hate MailThe Marines are down on the embattled Hunter — and Darrell Issa is sizing up his congressional seat — as his September corruption trial approaches.
  4. 2018 midterms
    Polling Update: Every Day Brings Conflicting Evidence of Midterm TrendsEight days out and counting, Democrats remain on the cusp of a pretty solid midterm win — but it’s close.
  5. How Darrell Issa Could Return to Washington As Indicted Congressman’s SuccessorIssa had been eyeing Hunter’s strongly Republican district from the moment he “retired.” A Hunter resignation or defeat could make it real.
  6. How 3 Races in California Could Cost Democrats Control of the HouseIn key districts, Democratic disarray is threatening to put winnable seats out of reach.
  7. California Republicans Mostly Steer Clear of Trump During His VisitMost of them found something else to do during the president’s visit, though a gubernatorial candidate just missed his flight.
  8. 2018 Democratic Wave Likely to Be a True Tsunami in CaliforniaThe Golden State has been trending Democratic of late. Everything that’s happened in 2018 could accelerate that trend.
  9. Darrell Issa Becomes 30th Republican to Announce RetirementThe Democrats’ chances of taking the House have improved significantly in the last 48 hours.
  10. Blue-State Republican Revolt Over Tax Bill Could Come Back to Haunt GOPThe House tax bill passed easily, but Republicans from three high-tax states voting no could cause problems down the road.
  11. politics
    Democratic Lawmaker Calls Out GOP Congressman for ‘Mansplaining’“Thank goodness we have so many men in Congress to mansplain our naiveté.”
  12. Paul Ryan Scoffs at Prospects of Losing His Gavel in 2018Signs are growing that House Republicans, including some very senior members, could be in trouble next year.
  13. Trumpcare Could Help Build a House Democratic Wave for 2018Whatever else it means, passage of Trumpcare spells trouble for the House Republicans — especially Californians — in tough districts who voted for it.
  14. politics
    Rep. Darrell Issa Says Special Prosecutor Should Conduct Trump-Russia ProbeThe California Republican thinks Attorney General Jeff Sessions should recuse himself.
  15. The Tough Road to a Democratic HouseDemocrats are still praying for a “wave election” that could dislodge a net total of 30 GOP House members. There is a narrow path to that outcome.
  16. do no harm
    Obamacare’s First Day Was Worse Than Anyone ThoughtOnly six people managed to enroll.
  17. irs scandal
    Darrell Issa Hopes to Have Proof of IRS Conspiracy Theory SoonFor now, he’s just calling Jay Carney a “paid liar.”
  18. irs scandal
    Expert: Lois Lerner Didn’t Waive Her Right to Plead the Fifth“The congressman is wrong, and Lerner’s lawyer is right.”
  19. early and awkward
    Eric Holder Let Darrell Issa Know Just How Much He Hates Him Today“Shameful.”
  20. white house correspondents' dinner weekend
    Representative Darrell Issa Does Not Look Totally Unlike Jon HammAt least to some people.
  21. early and awful
    Issa to Investigate Unemployment Rate“It is not as exact science as it needs to be.”
  22. not-so-secret service
    The Secret Service Scandal Is Not Going Away Anytime SoonJust in case you thought that was a possibility. 
  23. white men with money
    Ex-Goldman and SEC Guy Changed His Name Before Going to Work for the Government Again [Update]The revolving door is lined with money.
  24. 2012
    Darrell Issa Doesn’t Think the President’s Reelection Campaign Is Entirely Chicago-BasedThe Republican congressman has launched a probe into what he says is overlap between Obama’s political and presidential duties.
  25. ink-stained wretches
    Darrell Issa Now Investigating Own Spokesman [Updated: He’s Gone]Kurt Bardella is accused of being a little too helpful with a Times reporter’s book.
  26. house of cards
    Democrats Give Darrell Issa the Credit of Trying to Take Him DownIs this even necessary?
  27. the secret lives of congressmen
    Congressman Darrell Issa Has an Awesome Method for Firing PeopleAnd he’s done a bunch of other interesting and illicit things.
  28. ink-stained wretches
    Howard Kurtz Keeps Hilarious Error to Himself Until New Yorker Calls Him OutHe thought he was interviewing Darrell Issa. He was not.
  29. burning down the house
    Health Care Repeal Vote Coming Next WeekWith Issa’s investigations coming shortly thereafter.
  30. early and often
    The GOP Intend to Take Down ‘One of the Most Corrupt Administrations in Modern Times’“The world is laughing at the paper tiger we’ve become.”
  31. subpoena envy
    New House Oversight Chairman Wants ‘Seven Hearings a Week Times 40 Weeks’White House staff, meet Republican congressman Darrell Issa. He likes subpoenas.
  32. subpoena machine
    Motorcycle-Riding Republican Prepares to Let the Subpoenas FlyHe’s a latter-day Dan Burton.
  33. oh republicans!
    GOP Infighting Over Fake Census Mailers Is Getting UncomfortableRepublican congressmen say the RNC is intentionally trying to deceive people.