The congressional district Issa has represented since 2001 - California's 49th - is one of 23 won by Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election that are currently held by Republicans, who are now considered vulnerable in this November's congressional elections.
Issa is a longtime nemesis of the Democrats and then-President Barack Obama.
Issa has been known for introducing and pushing Congressional legislation that specifically targets Indian IT companies, especially those that use H-1B visas.
Issa, who made a national name for himself as an Obama administration antagonist while leading a House investigative committee, will not seek another term, NBC News has confirmed.
"Throughout my service, I worked hard and never lost sight of the people our government is supposed to serve", Issa said in a statement on Wednesday.
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On Tuesday one of Issa's California colleagues, Rep. Ed Royce, also announced that he would not seek reelection.
"Secretary Clinton won this district by a huge margin in 2016, and the cohort of strong Democratic challengers, unprecedented grassroots activism, and historic investment by the DCCC in Southern California means we are in a strong position to elect a Democrat to the 49 District this fall", Godinich added. Royce is also from California.
Those activists have protested weekly outside Issa's Vista, California, district office - leading to a odd scene in May in which Issa stood on his rooftop, looking down at the protesters below.
Issa said "there are plenty of people that fit the district just fine" and predicted reporters would be covering just as many Republicans entering the race as Democrats already competing in the primary. "We are truly grateful for his service", said Rep. Steve Stivers, chairman of the NRCC. "While Democrats fight with each other, Republicans will focus on fighting Democrats - and that's how we plan to win", Stivers said in a statement.
But the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee suggested otherwise.
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Already, the incident is deadlier than the 2005 California mudslide - which took place only 20 miles from Tuesday's disaster. She posted another video to Instagram on Wednesday showing damage to her home's back yard.
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It remains unclear at this point just what Iovine plans to do next if rumors of his departure from Apple turn out to be accurate. This timing is believed to coincide with his Apple shares fully vesting, allowing Iovine to exercise his stock options.
"This new report reiterates where cancer control efforts have worked, particularly the impact of tobacco control", said Otis W. The report estimates that this year there will be 1.7 million new cancer cases and 609,640 cancer deaths in the United States.
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