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North County Congressman Darrell Issa took in $59.4 million last year, according to a disclosure form he filed with the House, according to the publication Politico. Issa pared down his debt in 2012 as bank borrowings dropped from $100 million in 2011 to $75 million in 2012, says Politico. He bought and sold funds managed by some big outfits including BlackRock and Goldman Sachs. His holdings included some junk bond funds, according to the filing. He sold three properties last year -- two in Vista and one in Carlsbad. Politico says Issa was worth more than $355 million at the end of last year, up roughly $100 million.

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Anon92107 June 25, 2013 @ 2:45 a.m.

Interesting, Issa is the Bernard Madoff of politics.

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Don Bauder June 25, 2013 @ 5:46 a.m.

Anon92107: Issa has a shady past, to be sure. And he is chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Best, Don Bauder

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Anon92107 June 25, 2013 @ 11:20 a.m.

That means Issa can prevent any oversight and reform of republicans who are destroying American Democracy. He is the new Joe McCarthy.

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Don Bauder June 25, 2013 @ 1:10 p.m.

Anon92107: Issa is aggressively pursuing Obama. Best, Don Bauder

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MURPHYJUNK June 25, 2013 @ 7:27 a.m.

Just another perk of being a politician,

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Don Bauder June 25, 2013 @ 7:47 a.m.

Murphyjunk: Issa is one of the richest in Congress. Best, Don Bauder

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