Mark Walker Reports for the North County Times:
A top local aide to Republican Rep. Darrell Issa is drawing on his extensive political experience to run for a seat in the California Assembly in 2012.
Phil Paule, Issa’s district director and a resident of French Valley, said Thursday that he wants to be a legislative voice for middle-class families.
“I believe I know what works and what doesn’t work and want to do the best I can to get the state back on track,” said Paule, 48, who in addition to his work for the Republican congressman also holds a seat on the Eastern Municipal Water District board.
Paule is seeking the 66th Assembly District seat held by Republican Kevin Jeffries…