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California Rep. Darrell Issa Says Won't Seek Re-Election

Republican Rep. Darrell Issa of California says he will not seek re-election after serving out his ninth term in Congress. Issa's decision continues a string of GOP lawmakers who have decided to retire rather than take on what would be a difficult re-election battle. Democrats ...

Darrell Issa to Retire After 2018, Boosting Nancy Pelosi's Hopes

Darrell Issa to Retire After 2018, Boosting Nancy Pelosi’s Hopes AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster by Michelle Moons10 Jan 2018Washington, DC0 10 Jan, 2018 10 Jan, 2018 Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) announced on Wednesday morning that he will not seek another te...

GOP Congressman Darrell Issa will not seek re-election after serving ninth term

Rep. Darrell Issa By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON — Republican Rep. Darrell Issa of California says he will not seek re-election after serving out his ninth term in Congress. Issa’s decision continues a string of GOP lawmakers who have decided to retire rather th...

Behind the Fusion GPS Transcripts

The mainstream media is abuzz over Sen. Diane Feinstein’s (D-CA) unilateral decision to release a semi-redacted transcript of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s closed-door meeting with Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson last August. As the ongoing investigation into Russian e...

PMQs: Watch As May Apologises For Attacking Ill Labour MP's Commons Absence

Theresa May was left red-faced today for attacking a Labour MP for not being in the Commons – when she was actually on sick leave. ...

Senate Judiciary Committee Has 2 Black Members For First Time In Its History

For the first time in its 200-year history, the Senate Judiciary Committee has two black committee members after Democrats appointed Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) to...

Tory Toff shock

The times they are a’changing. Just last month a row broke out within the Conservative party over the winner of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here. It wasn’t so much a difference of view...

Booker, Harris Add Historic Diversity to Senate Judiciary

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is the first black man to sit on the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo) The addition of Democrats Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kamala...

Oprah 2020?

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): Today’s topic: OPRAH!!! Ever since Oprah’s speech at...

Alabama legislative session officially underway with powerful representation from north Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The legislative session officially began in Alabama today. Alabama lawmakers are now meeting in Montgomery and Madison County is in a somewhat unique position with both the Hou...

The Roy Moores Aren't Going Anywhere

ROBYN BECKJoe Arpaio is back and running for Senate.Joe Arpaio once styled himself as the toughest sheriff in the country. He spent decades terrorizing his own inmates, empowering his officers to...

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