Tag: Doug Applegate

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., speaks during the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law oversight hearing on "Competition in the Video and Broadband Markets: Proposed Merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable", on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Race for Issa Seat: 27% Undecided, No Candidate Above 18%

Undecideds lead the pack in a new San Diego Union-Tribune/10News poll that reveals that of twelve people vying to replace retiring California congressman Darrell Issa (R) in the House of Representatives, not one garnered more than 18 percent support.

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., talks to a reporter in the media filing room before the Republican presidential debate sponsored by CNN, Salem Media Group and the Washington Times at the University of Miami, Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Report: Darrell Issa Moving Left to Save His Seat

A new report in the Orange County Register suggests that Republican Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) of San Diego has turned to the left after nearly losing his congressional seat in the 2016 election, in a state where being anti-Trump may help (or not).

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., talks to a reporter in the media filing room before the Republican presidential debate sponsored by CNN, Salem Media Group and the Washington Times at the University of Miami, Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Rep. Darrell Issa Narrowly Holds on to Seat in California

As of 10:24 a.m. PT on Wednesday morning and 100 percent of 511 voting precincts partially reporting, Issa pulled out a 51.1 percent win to Applegate’s 48.9 percent. The California Secretary of State logged 93,684 votes for Issa and 89,704 for Applegate at that time, a difference of less than 4,000 votes

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Obama Says Darrell Issa Is ‘the Definition of Chutzpah’

President Barack Obama said Rep. Darrel Issa (R-CA) “is the definition of chutzpah” for using his photo in a political mailer and praising him after years of being a staunch critic of his administration and demanding transparency in Washington, D.C.

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Issa Faces Tough Re-Election Challenge in San Diego

Democrats are eyeing what they see as the potential for a major pickup in November with retired Marine Col. Doug Applegate facing off against longtime Republican incumbent Rep. Darrell Issa for his seat in the House of Representatives.