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David Wu

My Member of Congress Just Resigned -- Now What?

Marci Harris | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Marci Harris

Given the extensive special election process, districts left behind when a Member of Congress calls it quits are inevitably without representation for several months.

Bitterly Fought Congressional Race Nears Conclusion

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

Both parties have flooded airwaves in Oregon's first congressional district with attack ads ahead of Tuesday's special election to replace disgraced R...

Democrats Look To Defend Seat In Special Election

Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

(Reuters) - A Democratic former Oregon state legislator was favored to win a special election on Tuesday to fill the congressional seat vacated by dis...

My 2011 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 2]

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This year we turn to the Democrats to find the winner of Destined For Political Stardom. If Elizabeth Warren manages to wrest Teddy Kennedy's old Senate seat away from the Republican usurper, she will indeed be on the road to Democratic stardom.

Who's On The Naughty List?

Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

It's been a tumultuous year in the political world. Congress became more unpopular than ever, the Occupy movement captured the hearts and minds of man...

Sex Scandal-Plagued Congressman Resigning

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.) intends to resign from congress late on Thursday night, National Journal reports. Last month, Wu signaled he would step down...

Friday Talking Points -- In The Darkest Depths of Mordor

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If I were a hobbit, right about now I would be wondering just how the heck I wound up at the center of this Washington intraparty political fight, personally.

David Wu Latest On Ever-Growing List Of Political Sex Scandals

Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

Yet another politician fell victim to a sex scandal Tuesday, as Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.) announced that he would be resigning in the wake of an allegati...

Pelosi Calls For Ethics Committee Investigation Of Democratic Congressman

Posted 09.23.2011 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is calling for an ethics panel investigation of Rep. David Wu following a published allega...

Democratic Congressman Reportedly Faces Sexual Assault Allegations

Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

U.S. Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.) is facing allegations of making unwelcome sexual advances, sources tell the Oregonian. According to the Beaver State-ba...

In the Case of David Wu, Mediocre Representation Beats No Representation

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Asher Smith

Dealing with government offices is already difficult enough, and this burgeoning trend of vanity resignations primarily works to throw more wrenches into the process.

David Wu Faces Calls To Resign After Emailing Photos Of Himself In A Tiger Costume To Staff Members

Washington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Oregon Democratic Rep. David Wu has had a tough few weeks. First, the Portland Oregonian reported that just days before the 2010 election Wu's staff ...

Democratic Congressman: I'm Receiving Mental Health Treatment

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.) said Tuesday that he's receiving treatment following concern among his staff about his mental health. "Last October was not ...

Democrat and Republican Reps Agree: Hold President Hu Accountable for Human Rights

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thor Halvorssen

Reps. Chris Smith and David Wu attended the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for Liu Xiaobo.

Arthur Delaney

Key Dem: Tax Deal Goes Against 'Core Democratic Values'

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Democratic member of Congress who opposes President Obama's tax cut deal with congressional Republicans says the deal is fundamentally unfair becaus...

Elise Foley

Tax Cut Deal Stalls Temporarily In House

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: The House of Representatives is slated to vote near midnight Thursday on the bill to preserve extended unemployment benefits and tax cuts for ...