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  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Chris Cox Still Sits on 2004 Campaign Cash While Bob Dornan Remains In Debt For 1996 Presidential Run

    It's been eight years since Newport Beach Republican Congressman Christopher Cox last campaigned for office and, though his seat was never in jeopardy in the Republican-rich coastal Orange County district, he collected millions of dollars in contributions.Cox, long an opponent of pro-consumer financ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    George P. Bush Credits Dad, Uncle, and Grandpa With "Thoughtless Public Service" at Newport Beach Gala

    This past Friday, the Hispanic 100--that group of lovable OC vendidos--held their annual gala at the Balboa Bay Club. I was supposed to go, but had a prior commitment, and it sucks because I was really looking forward to getting drunk with wabs who, unlike my progressive wab friends, have no qualms ... More >>

  • News

    July 12, 2012

    Carlos Bustamante: The Great Brown Flop

    Disgraced Santa Ana councilman is the latest OC GOP Latino golden boy gone pendejo

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    June 1, 2012

    [VIDEO:] Chuck DeVore and Bouncing Bald Eagle Head Back Dan Hughes for Senate

    Orange County may not have Chuck DeVore to kick around anymore, but the former assemblyman-turned-Texan (ugh!) can still entertain us online with his inbred goofiness.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    8 Reasons October Was 2011's Worst Month

    ​There was a lot to hate about 2011 as a whole.And, there are still nine days left for December to make a case for changing my mind about which was the worst month in Orange County this year.But, from my perch on this ivory tower I call "couch," I'm ready to proclaim October 2011 as the nastiest m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Lincoln Club of Orange County Proposes "Legalization" Path For Illegal Immigrants: Permanent Serfdom for Mexicans

    ​In the most hilariously misguided local effort to get Latinos to vote Republican since Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina downed tequila shots in Newport Beach, the Lincoln Club of Orange County, that august group of rainmakers whose donations make or break candidates and issues, have proposed a way t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Meg Whitman, Chuck DeVore's Choice for Governor, is Now a "Self-Funded Dilettante"

    ​Chuck DeVore, who is leaving his Irvine-based state Assembly seat for private life after losing the U.S. Senate GOP primary to eventual general election loser Carly Fiorina, posted this on his Facebook page Oct. 4:"If we are to win and provide an opportunity to enact our ideas, we need to vote fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Latino Voters Influence Felt Beyond Brown and Boxer in California, Claim Advocates

    ​Should we credit/blame Latino voters for Jerry Brown returning to the governor's office, Barbara Boxer remaining in the U.S. Senate and Democrats not only holding the nation's upper house but picking up a seat in the California Assembly? Latino advocacy groups think so.

  • News

    November 4, 2010

    A Night to Dismember the Democrats

    Election 2010: Scenes from some of the few races where Dems didn't get tsunami'd

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Election 2010: Moxley Watches The OC Republicans

    Jonathan Ho / OC WeeklyTran: Not time to concede. ​1:00 a.m.: Van Tran Remains HopefulInside the converted Garden Grove Blockbuster store, Van Tran continues to hold onto his dream of defeating Loretta Sanchez. Tran is trailing by more than 5,000 votes--and the gap seems to be getting larger. But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Election 2010: Coker is Spun, Polled, Teabagged

    ​1:28 p.m.: Orange County agreed with state voters on most ballot initiatives, although more of us did want to keep choking on polluted air until the unemployment rate drops and most like the state budget approval process to remain fucked-up, thank you very much (probably because many are philosop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Election 2010: 4:20 Alert! Where's the Prop. 19 Party?

    ​UPDATED: With most current updates at the top. 10:30 p.m.: Okay, it's official. The Register is smoking some serious chronic. First they report that 60 percent of OC's conservative electorate wants to legalize weed. Now, the Reg is reporting that Republican senatorial candidate Carly Fiorina is p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Election 2010: Who's In and Who's Out in Irvine?

    ​Updated throughout the night, with the freshest post on topLate: Oy. Squeezed my way through the madness (good-looking madness) that was the OC Republican election night party in search of some Irvine players to chat with. No luck. Instead, I got to wander through a sea of boos when Presiden ... More >>

  • News

    October 28, 2010

    OC's Scariest People

    Crypt from the headlines, here are our annual 31 flavors of fiendishness

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Carly Fiorina Goes From a Hospital Bed to a Retirement Village

    ​Fresh from a hospital bed, where she was being treated for an infection tied to her reconstructive breast surgery after cancer, Carly Fiorina brings her U.S. Senate campaign to Laguna Woods this afternoon.The Republican nominee for the seat held by Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is scheduled to ap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Carly Fiorina, Cancer Survivor, Hospitalized

    ​UPDATE: She'll apparently be back on the campaign trail tomorrow (see end of post) . . . The Carly for California campaign issued a statement Wednesday morning indicating cancer survivor Carly Fiorina was hospitalized due to an infection tied to her past reconstructive breast surgery.While Fiorin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    New York Times Data: OC Elections Aren't Really Contests

    Ed Royce: Shoo-in elections are fun.​Do we have real congressional election contests in the Orange County/Long Beach area or, despite all the hullabaloo, is the whole affair preordained?Data from The New York Times, based on FiveThirtyEight Forecasts, shows the answer isn't necessarily uplifting. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2010

    Sunday News Notes: Reg Slams Loretta Sanchez

    ​Local news highlights include:Register against Loretta Sanchez but drags out marijuana stanceThe editorial staff of the OC Register has declared itself for congressional candidate Van Tran, a Republican; U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina, a Republican; and Whitman, yep, a Republican. "From our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Carly Fiorina Gets the Worm at Tequila Summit

    ​When it comes to the four major party candidates for California's highest state offices this November--Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman for governor and Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer and Republican Carly Fiorina for U.S. Senate--it is Fiorina who has so established herself as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    OC Register Botches Rudy Giuliani Appearance for Van Tran

    Giuliani backs Van Tran​I'm one of the folks who thinks the Orange County Register has gotten better in recent years--more willing to go after once sacred cows. I especially like the work of the paper's OC Watchdog section. They've routinely done fantastic work.And then a Reg story pops up that re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    OC Sheriff Slaps Sen. Barbara Boxer

    Boxer isn't pragmatic?​Who knew Sheriff Sandra Hutchens could be sassy?Leading up to her June election, Hutchens stole a page from District Attorney Tony Rackauckas: She was wooden and stiff.But now--when it's not her rear end on the line--the sheriff has come out with fighting words about Senator ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    OC GOP is the "Marijuana Party": Duane Roberts, Green Party's U.S. Senate Candidate

    ​That wascally Duane Roberts is at it again.Last time we checked in on the Green Party nominee for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Barbara Boxer and coveted by Republican Carly Fiorina, Roberts was labeling Boxer's party "anti-immigrant."Now, the Anaheim resident is saying the Republican Par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Gay Rights Groups Again Link Carly Fiorina to Latino Outreach Bus That Breezed Through OC

    ​We began Monday morning by noting the "Vota Tus Valores" ("Vote your values") bus filled with conservative Hispanics and marriage inequality proponents was in Santa Ana, following up with the news that a demonstrator against the Latino outreach effort there claimed he had been roughed up by someo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Carly Fiorina Bus Pandering to Latinos is in Santa Ana (or is It?)

    ​A bus that represents Republican U.S. Senate nominee Carly Fiorina's outreach to Latinos was scheduled to park right now at the Santa Ana intersection of Main and 17th streets--home of Norm's, bus stops and the Weekly's former world HQ. But, as a wag over at the Orange Juice blog has noted, it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Vota Tus Valores Bus Preaches Family Values, But a Passenger Aboard is Accused of Assault

    ​One thing you should know about our post earlier today on the long, strange trip of a bus filled with conservative Hispanics and marriage inequality proponents reaching out to Latino voters: according to the first (and, at this writing, only) comment left with the post, the vehicle marked "Vota T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2010

    Sunday News Notes

    ​News highlights include:Meg Whitman's cash is buying her second placeCathleen Decker of the LA Times reports that new polling shows Jerry Brown gaining a "slight edge" over Meg Whitman and that Barbara Boxer has "opened a wider margin over GOP nominee Carly Fiorina in the race for U.S. Senate. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Carly Fiorina Flubs Way Through Stump Speech

    ​We receive emails daily from Republican Carly Fiorina's campaign to unseat U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California) this November. The underlying spin in 99 percent of these messages is this: liberal Boxer has failed the Golden State miserably when it has come to creating and retaining jobs. Fiorin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Married Topless Pro-Abortion Gays Unite!

    ​California voters overwhelmingly support reproductive rights and, if they were to cast ballots tomorrow, a majority would support same-sex marriage, according to separate polls out today.But those findings are not nearly as surprising as the one concerning American attitudes toward nude sunbathin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Feinstein Leads Opposition to Prop. 19, But Sting is For It and Rohrabacher's Not Sure

    Illustration by Jay Brockman​Dianne Feinstein, our U.S. senator who is not up for reelection this November, joins Reps. Darrell Issa (R-San Diego) and Lynn Woolsey (D-Marin) and gubernatorial candidates Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman in coming out against Prop. 19, the marijuana legalization initiati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    What You Missed: Hootenanny, Anime Expo, Long Beach Bike Parade, Huntington Beach Fourth of July Parade

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyNom.​Relive the gloriously long holiday weekend right here, folks. From the crazy pomps and pin-up gals of Hootenanny 2010 in Irvine and a kids' bike parade in Long Beach to manga-loving, costumed nerds at Anime Expo, it was a memorable last few days. After the jump: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2010

    Today's Best Quote

    Goodbye guv​"He calls himself the green governor and I would agree with that. He's molding."--Irvine insurance broker Ira Forkish in today's Washington Post article, "Arnold Schwarzenegger on the outs in California's Republican Party." Among other points, Sandhya Somashekhar's story notes that Sch ... More >>

  • News

    June 10, 2010

    She's Still the Sheriff

    On the night declared the start of 'the year of the woman,' Sheriff Sandra Hutchens wins big enough to avoid a run-off with either the tea-party guy or the OC Republican-establishment guy

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    [UPDATED] Primary Election 2010: Media Forces Unite, and the GOP Senate Parties

    The blurry end.​12:56 Downstairs, in the lobby bar, there is still a decent sized crowd of very well dressed people clutching cold drinks. The general idea is that government as business is back, and it's riding on the backs of women. Though I don't hear much political banter and as far as I can t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Chuck DeVore Was Right on Low Turnout, Wrong That It Would Propel Him to Victory

    ​Termed-out Assemblyman Chuck DeVore (R-Irvine) on Monday afternoon presented supporters a strategy to victory in the race for the GOP nomination to face U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer in November. Though he was polling somewhere below Chuy Bravo's kneecaps, DeVore reckoned a record low voter turnout in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    U.S. Senate Candidate Suggests Orange Be Declared a "Ruled By Clowns" City

    ​Anaheim community activist Duane Roberts--the Green Party nominee for the U.S. Senate seat that only Barbara Boxer, Carly Fiorina, Edward C. Noonan (American Independent), Gail K. Lightfoot (Libertarian), Marsha Feinland (Peace and Freedom) or a write-in candidate can prevent him taking in the No ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Today's Important Unimportant Election, From My TV Screen to Your Computer/Phone Screen

    ​11:15 p.m.: Don't be surprised if KOCE is accused of turning over its election coverage to that rare Orange County bird known as the "Democrat." The "live, election night edition of Real Orange" came from the Artists Village in Santa Ana, OC's version of Havana. Their election expert was the Voic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Chuck DeVore's Latest Endorsement: Barbara Coe?

    Coe, in center, between two of her other pet candidates, Joe Arpayaso and sheriff's candidate Bill Hunt​Now that Irvine state Assemblyman Chuck DeVore is fully behind Arizona's anti-illegals SB 1070, the extremists are coming out of their muck to support his quixotic campaign for Senate. Take the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    UPDATE: Palin Endorses Fiorina, Adding to Chuck DeVore's Endorsement Blues

    Therealbs2002 / Wikimedia / Creative CommonsBackstab DeVore? You betcha.Originally posted May 6, 12:41 p.m. Updated May 7, 8:22 a.m.: DeVore really is sad! See bottom of post.​Half-term Alaska governor Sarah Palin has endorsed ex-HP CEO Carly Fiorina's run to dethrone Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Sen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Political Rashomon: How U.S. Senate Campaigns View (or Spin) Same Poll

    Boxer: going down​It's interesting to see how the campaigns of the leading contenders for the U.S. Senate seat held by Barbara Boxer are reacting to a new Field Poll.For the sake of argument (and parochialism), we're including Assemblyman Chuck DeVore (R-Irvine) among the leading contenders.The po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Hot Air, Mad Men and Hog Slopping at the California GOP Convention

    Carly Fiorina--the former Silicon Valley CEO and current U.S. Senate candidate who ruffled the feathers of Irvine assemblyman and fellow Republican nomination seeker Chuck DeVore with her campaign's "demon sheep" ad--apparently scored a big hit at this past weekend's GOP state convention in Santa Cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2010

    Carly Fiorina and Chuck DeVore Elbow Each Other To Face Sen. Barbara Boxer

    Fiorina: I'm on the DeVore diet.​A conspiracy theorist might suspect that the boys running the California Republican Assembly (CRA) state convention in Buena Park this weekend wanted to slight U.S. Senate candidates Carly Fiorina and Tom Campbell. Irvine's ultra-conservative Chuck DeVore, who also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Carly, Tommy, Chuckie and the Demon Sheep

    ​The Interwebs are all a-Twitter over the new campaign ad by California Republican U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina featuring--DUNT-DUNT DUNNNNN!!!--demon sheep.Actually, for the rest of this post to make any sense at all, you should first check out the spot, which cannot be embedded here only ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    DeVore and Fiorina Still Milking Barbara Boxer "Ma'am" Comment

    Don't call her ma'am, ma'am!​Associated Press reports termed-out Assemblyman Chuck DeVore (R-Irvine) and former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina, who are vying for the Republican nomination to face U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer in November, are still mining fund-raising gold from a video of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    The Week in Underwhelming OC Polititweeters

    Alright, we may have to rethink this thing a bit. After a week of watching them on our newfangled list, we're discovering that Orange County politicians/political celebrities, by and large, are pretty bad at Twitter. I mean, look at this missive from Huntington Beach congressman Dana Rohrabacher:​ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    The Million Dollar Man, Starring Chuck DeVore

    ​Termed-out Assemblyman Chuck DeVore (R-Irvine), who is in the middle of a quixotic campaign to get the GOP nomination for the U.S. senate seat currently occupied by Democrat Barbara Boxer, boasts in an email to supporters and would-be supporters that he is now a million-dollar man."The headline o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    The New Economy Will Run On ChuckBucks

    ​If Chuck DeVore, the State Assemblyman from Irvine, wins the seat he seeks in the U.S. Senate, can he fix the financial woes of California and the country?All signs point to yes, given his campaign's latest innovation: ChuckBucks.The dollar is kind of done, don't you agree? DeVore might be on to ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009
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    April 3, 2009

    Chuck Devore, Don Henley And The End Of Civilization...

    We're a few days late to this April Fools project from the Chuck DeVore for Senate campaign. Somehow, we're not the only ones to miss the premier, as only 591 people have seen the thing. There are really no words to help here. Just watch.Justin Hart, the campaign's director of internet strategies an ... More >>

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