Ex-lawmaker Issa vies for seat of indicted GOP congressman

Darrell Issa, a deep-pocketed businessman who garnered widespread admiration and scorn as a chief antagonist of former President Barack Obama, announced Thursday he will attempt a return to Congress to replace a longtime Republican incumbent. Issa told a news conference that he decided to run against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter to ensure the 50th District — one of Southern California’s last staunchly Republican districts — does not flip. Hunter is seeking a seventh term while facing charges of siphoning more than $250,000 in campaign funds that prosecutors say went toward family vacations, shopping sprees, bar tabs and extramarital affairs, among other items.

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