Former Republican congressman Darrell Issa is being attacked for a litany of anti-Israel comments he made early in his political career, statements his current campaign says don't represent his record as a friend and ally of the Jewish state.
California Democrat Sara Jacobs has publicly portrayed herself on the campaign trail as a "policy maker" who worked at the State Department under former President Barack Obama, but she was actually a junior-level government contractor who was banned from making policy due to federal regulations.
Democrats got what they wanted when Rep. Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) announced plans to retire earlier this month, but the group of liberal activists who helped push him out is starting to voice concerns about winning his seat.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) blasted a group of opponents who regularly demonstrate outside his district office for taking a knee Tuesday when military veterans played the national anthem at a pro-Issa rally.
The Vietnam War ended nearly a half century ago, but the bitter political divisions it spawned are reverberating once again this week in one of the most hotly contested congressional districts in the country.