In 2016, Issa won reelection by fewer than 2,000 votes over Democratic challenger Doug Applegate in a race that was unresolved for days. Issa routinely ripped into Mr. Obama, his aides and cabinet, as well as their handling of a gunrunning investigation known as Fast and Furious, the Internal Revenue Service's slow-walking of political groups' applications for nonprofit status, the terrorist attack on an American government compound in Benghazi, Libya, and many other matters.
But in 2018, the Democrats' efforts to unseat Issa already began snowballing.
Early this week, Congressman Ed Royce, chairman of the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee had also announced his retirement.
Republican Rep. Darrell Issa announced Wednesday that he will retire in 2018.
"Throughout my service, I worked hard and never lost sight of the people our government is supposed to serve", he said.
Royce's district backed Clinton by 8 percentage points.
"I am forever grateful to the people of San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties for their support and affording me the honor of serving them all these years", Issa said in a statement Wednesday morning.
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Child Protective Services and the Michigan State Police Forensics Unit are assisting. "We didn't know anything was going on. Gabrielle Barrett had an upbeat personality and loved the movie Frozen , said her grandfather, Jerry Barrett, 47.
Issa's district in southern California was a primary target for Democrats in the coming election cycle.
His retirement opens up another seat for Democrats to try and flip in the competitive San Diego-area district.
In California, at the forefront of the Democratic resistance to President Donald Trump, the party has also seen an energized activist base fueled in part by the emergence of new organizations such as Indivisible.
Issa became the second California Republican to retire this week.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee placed field organizers in Issa's district almost a near ago, and opened an Orange County office previous year aimed at flipping the Issa and Royce seats to Democrats.
In a statement, Rep. Steve Stivers, the National Republican Congressional Committee chairman, said the GOP hopes an expensive and divisive Democratic contest in California's primary will allow the party to hold the seat.
If for some reason you felt inclined to buy every single one of these new skins, it would cost you just shy of $1,200. However, the money you pay won't be going to Blizzard, but instead will be used to fund the actual teams.
She noted that a vehicle accident both were involved in two years ago provided deteriorated health in the aftermath. Jerry Van Dyke , the comedian brother of actor Dick Van Dyke , reportedly has died at the age of 86.
Serena backed out after pushing her decision to the eleventh hour as she just didn't want to compete but win the tournament. Williams didn't drop a set while winning last year's title, and her victory helped her regain the world No.1 ranking.
Jammu and Kashmir police took to Twitter to confirm the blast and number of policemen killed in the blast. Deputy Chief Minister, Nirmal Singh also condemned the IED blast in which four police men were killed.
He was traded by the Raiders to Tampa Bay following the 2001 season and beat Oakland for the Super Bowl title the following year. ESPN reported that Davis was in hot pursuit for Gruden with a persuasive offer that included an ownership stake in the Raiders.
In Delhi, hospitals will not be shut but doctors can participate and decide to resume their duties in later hours of the day. However, the healthcare services in government hospitals will continue as usual.
Tension has been rising over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, which it pursues in defiance of years of U.N. Security Council resolutions, with bellicose rhetoric coming from both Pyongyang and the White House.
Rose was sacked by CBS and PBS back in November after being accused by several women of sexual harassment. President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 21, 2016.
Not everyone who likes to play video games has gaming disorder - plenty of people play video games without getting a diagnosis. The World Health Organization (WHO) has made another step forward in formalizing the concept of video game addiction.
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The presidency on Saturday tried to explain the inclusion of the dead persons, saying the list was compiled in 2015. He said this in reaction to the outcry over the inclusion of at least four dead persons in the list of appointees.
Look out for a Wolf Moon over Manchester this New Year
According to NASA , January's first full moon - nicknamed a wolf moon - will take place on January 1 and it will be a supermoon. Full moons are usually separated by 29 days, but the extra " blue moon" was able to squeeze in this January, which has 31 days.