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Monica Wehby Defeated By Jeff Merkley In Oregon Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Republican Monica Wehby has lost her bid to unseat Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.). The pediatric neurosurgeon was an early favorite among Republicans, ...

Jeff Merkley Defeats Monica Wehby

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) has defeated Monica Wehby in Oregon's Senate contest. Merkley, a freshman Senator, held a strong lead over Wehby through...

Jeff Merkley Wins Oregon Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) was re-elected Tuesday, defeating Republican rival Monica Wehby. Merkley, first elected to the Senate in 2008, held a...

Conservatives Don't Want You To Vote For Pro-Marriage Equality GOP Candidates

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

Three leading conservative organizations said Thursday that they will "mount a concerted effort" urging voters to refuse to cast ballots for three Rep...

Monica Wehby Fights To Keep Her Campaign Afloat

AP | By JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Looking to leave behind her highly specialized medical career for a seat in the U.S. Senate, pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Weh...

Friday Talking Points -- Congress Briefly Interrupts 3-Month Vacation to 'Work'

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Congress followed up their recent five-week vacation with almost two whole weeks of actually doing their jobs, so to reward themselves they're now going to take off on another vacation. Until mid-November.

Wehby Blames Former Staff Member For Plagiarism Controversy

AP | By JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Monica Wehby on Wednesday blamed a former staff member for policy positions that matched stat...

Monica Wehby Takes Down Part Of Campaign Website After Plagiarism Found

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

A Republican running for the U.S. Senate appears to have taken down her campaign website's "issues" page after BuzzFeed reported that both her health ...

GOP Senate Candidate Comes Out In Support Of Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

Dr. Monica Wehby, the Republican pediatric neurosurgeon challenging Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), made history Tuesday as the first GOP Senate candidate...

Zach Carter

Koch-Backed Senate Hopeful Invested In Startup That Owes $100,000 In Delinquent Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

Republican Senate hopeful Monica Wehby's campaign touts her private sector experience, emphasizing that as a doctor, she ran a small business and "cre...

GOP Senate Candidate Says Businesses Would Hire Fewer Women If Equal Pay Bill Passed

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

A Republican Senate candidate justified her opposition to legislation aiming to correct gender-based pay disparities by arguing that businesses would ...

Zach Carter

Koch Brothers Throw More Money Behind Long-Shot GOP Senate Challenger

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Koch brothers are making a big push for long-shot Republican Senate hopeful Monica Wehby, increasing their advertising spending on b...

Koch-Backed Group Shovels Money Towards Monica Wehby's Home Turf

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.17.2014 | Politics

A nonprofit funded by Charles and David Koch is reportedly spending almost $2 million on airtime in Oregon, where Republican Monica Wehby is campaigni...

GOP Senate Candidate Struggles To Answer Whether She Supports ENDA

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics

Oregon GOP Senate candidate Monica Wehby's campaign reaffirmed her support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act Friday evening, even though Wehby...

Zach Carter

GOP Senate Candidate Revives Romney Tax Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

The aggressive high-end tax cuts from Mitt Romney's much-derided 2012 tax plan appear to be enjoying an unlikely renaissance thanks to GOP Senate cand...

The Data Shows: Is 2014 Really "The Year of the Woman"?

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

Do female candidates really hold the future of the Senate in their hands? Is the partisan makeup of the Senate intimately tied to the fate of female candidates making this truly "the Year of the Woman?"

GOP Senate Candidate Says Police Reports Show Her Ability To Stand Up For Oregon

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — The Republican nominee in Oregon's U.S. Senate race said Monday that disagreements with former partners that resulted in ca...

Both Parties Face Major Hurdles In Achieving Their Senate Dreams

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — With most of this year's Senate primary elections complete, Democrats talk boldly about their chances in Kentucky and Mississippi,...

Monica Wehby Hits Back On Release Of Police Reports

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Monica Wehby, Oregon's Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, defended herself Tuesday after a storm of negative publicity from police reports filed by a...

Amanda Terkel

Oregon GOP Senate Candidate Raises Funds Off Veterans Affairs Woes

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Oregon GOP Senate candidate Monica Wehby used the troubles at the Department of Veterans Affairs Wednesday as the basis for a fundraisin...

Ben Carson Praises GOP Candidate's 'Savvy' Stance On Abortion

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

In an interview with Steve Malzberg of Newsmax TV, conservative darling Dr. Ben Carson lent his seal of approval to Monica Wehby's public stance on ab...

Monica Wehby's Support Fell Amongst GOP Voters Who Cast Ballots After Stalking Report

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

Although Republican Monica Wehby was able to survive last-minute reports that she had stalked an ex-boyfriend and harassed her ex-husband, the allegat...

Wehby Wins GOP Senate Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Oregon Republicans have selected surgeon Monica Wehby as their U.S. Senate candidate, the Associated Press reports. Wehby defeated state Sen. Jason...

Monica Wehby Wins Primary In Oregon Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Monica Wehby has won the Republican primary in Oregon's Senate race, the Associated Press reports. Wehby, a pediatric neurosurgeon, bested state Re...

Amanda Terkel

Ballot Stalker: Monica Wehby May Have Laid Low Long Enough To Win Oregon GOP Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Oregon GOP Senate primary has been rocked in recent days with negative stories about front-runner Monica Wehby, including reports th...