Dana Rohrabacher? More like Poorbacher, according to a new D.C. insider list of the wealth of members of Congress. But the Huntington Beach Republican is not the only Orange County congressman to get listicled. Can you guess who was named the "richest" congressman?
If you discounted the tea baggy Commie-terrorist fear mongering of Tim Donnelly against his dead-heat challenger for the Republican nomination for governor, check out the Orange County locale where Neel Kashkari is dropping off his mail-in ballot this morning ...
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We have to admit Congressman Dana Rohrabacher's Tequila-sponsored Kookville Express No Soul Train occasionally--accidentally?--finds a depot located in reality and, by gosh, mark this July as one of those rare, historic moments. Last week, Rohrabacher--Orange County's senior, career politician--vot ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. Her column, Exene Says..., is her space to basically just write what's on her mind, everything from crazy life stories to political theories ... More >>
At the end of the day, at least veteran Orange County congressmen John Campbell and Dana Rohrabacher can say they don't hate all women. That's because they voted for one of two federal Violence Against Women acts last week, although not the one covering all women that's awaiting an anxious President ... More >>
Can you guess who Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) is standing next to in this Twitter pic from yesterday's inauguration ceremonies in D.C. (No, it is not the rest of the animal from which the thing on her head came from.)This and more from grumpy Orange County Republicans after the jump . . .
All of Orange County's major congressional campaigns recently filed mandatory financial disclosure reports with the Federal Election Commission in Washington, D.C. and there are interesting nuggets of information about the candidates and the notable interests that support them.For example: Which OC ... More >>
Dropping by for campaign funds, the Republican candidate inspires equal loathing from Occupiers and Tea Partiers
Irvine Republican Congressman John Campbell has locked paws with a Democrat to seek a House investigation into the federal government's wildlife damage control program.Campbell and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon) are asking Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), as chairman of the House Oversight and Governm ... More >>
San Diego County Congressman Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of a powerful congressional committee, yesterday told California High Speed Rail Authority officials to preserve records in anticipation of an investigation into potential corruption.Among Issa's concerns about the Authority include ... More >>
Timing must be everything for Orly Taitz. The Aliso Viejo lawyer/dentist/real estate saleslady/Gabor sister/"Queen of the Birthers" started going medieval on Megyn Kelly in December, when the Fox News anchorbot dared host a panel discussion on Barack Obama's presidential eligibility without invit ... More >>
U.S. Rep. Gary G. Miller (R-Brea), is the eighth wealthiest Member of Congress, the 18th wealthiest when combining members of both houses and Orange County's richest congressman by far, according to numbers recently crunched by the Center for Responsive Politics. The nonprofit and nonpartisan cen ... More >>
UPDATED, JULY 26, 4:15 P.M.: Another day, another federal judge Queen of the Birthers Orly Taitz has managed to piss off.The latest is District Court Judge Royce C. Lamberth, who wrote of the Laguna Niguel dentist/lawyer/real-estate saleswoman--in a ruling dated Monday--"Plaintiff is either toyi ... More >>
With the newest Congress sworn in comes Capitol Hill's traditional musical chairs of parties switching leadership roles for committees and the like. The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is charged with investigating the government's regulations to see if they're overreaching. Th ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
(photo by Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly)New Issa rule: Don't watch HBO comedian"Don't watch Bill Maher!"--Wealthy GOP Southern California Congressman Darrell Issa at this month's California Republican Assembly state convention held at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park. Issa also declared himsel ... More >>
The other side of the health-care debate (think opposite of Fox News' town hall criers) has come out swinging of late.California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee just issued a statement with the provocative title, "California's Real Death Panels: Insurers Deny 21% of Claims." ... More >>
Congressman Gary Miller (R-Diamond Bar) has jack-assed his way back into the news. Seems he owns $20,000 in toll road bonds. What's the big deal? Miller is a big-time toll-road supporter, putting his signature on letters of support to the project as well as garnering earmark after earmark of pork-ba ... More >>
Ken Ryan will save us from the environmentalists
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