Roughly 200 people gathered outside Rep. Darrell Issa’s Vista home Thursday evening, part of an organized effort to bring the national debate over immigration and healthcare to the doorsteps of California’s Republican congressmen.
Scores of people held battery-powered candles as they walked down a long cul-de-sac toward Issa’s home, where they stood and sang quietly for a few minutes. Many said they just wanted to make their presence known.
“We just want to keep his feet to the fire,” said 70-year-old Faith Attaguile of Encinitas said. “We are showing him that we are not going away.”
Issa was at an event in Oceanside, but his staffers were outside his...