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Assemblyman Duvall Denies Reports that He Had Affair

Just when you thought it couldn’t get more bizarre… The latest from Duvall’s web site. “I want to make it clear that my decision to resign is in no way an admission that I had an affair or affairs. My offense was engaging in inappropriate story-telling and I regret my language and choice of words.…

Duvall Was Talking to Asm. Jeff Miller

TheLiberalOC.com has learned that the Republican Assembly member who sat quietly listening to Mike Duvall’s bragging about his sexual escapades was Assemblyman Jeff Miller. Our sources in Sacramento have told us that Miller initially revealed the story to Orange County’s own Jon Fleischman of the Flashreport. We haven’t quite nailed down why Fleischman sat on…

Duvall’s Initial Apology

Not to beat a dead horse… This is a classic apology. It sounds like he’s apologizing for having been caught and not for what he actually did or said. Interesting that he had requested “everyone respect the privacy of all involved.” – like he should have done before boasting of his conquests. This is a…

What Did Sacramento Republicans Know and When?

The big story seems to be Mike Duvall’s admitted affairs with two Sacramento lobbyists. What seems to be getting lost in all this is two major points stated in the OC Weekly that he was bragging to another Republican colleague, which we can presume is also a self-proclaimed “traditional values” Republicans since Duvall’s predecessor Lynn Daucher…

Assemblyman Mike Duvall Resigns

In a statement on his campaign website, Assemblyman Mike Duvall has resigned his seat in the State Assembly, effective immediately. “I am deeply saddened that my inappropriate comments have become a major distraction for my colleagues in the Assembly, who are working hard on the very serious problems facing our state. I have come to…

Assemblyman Duvall Removed From Utilities Committee

This update from KQED Capitol Notes: From: @KQED_CapNotes Sent: Sep 9, 2009 10:35a Assemblymember Mike Duvall (R) removed from committee job, referred to ethics cmte. after lurid sex chat makes news. http://ow.ly/oGMn Assemblyman Duvall has posted an apology on his website www.duvallforassembly.com. He says: “I made a mistake and I sincerely apologize. I deeply regret…

Come and Meet Assembly Candidate Melissa Fox

I finally met Melissa last month at an event in Laguna Beach.  She has a lot of energy and ideas to help represent Assembly District 70.  Electing Melissa to this seat means we’ll get some real representation especially in the area of education where the current office holder values the Republican Party Line over the needs of the…