The troubling episode in which U.S. Rep. David Wu accepted painkillers from a campaign donor just before the November 2010 election grew more problematic Saturday, when The Oregonian published emails from Wu and staf...
WW reported Monday that yet another staffer had parted ways with U.S. Rep. David Wu as the seven-term congressman entered his ninth week in the national spotlight. Since January, the Democratic lawmaker from Oregon's 1st Di...
Portlanders for Schools, the campaign fund for both Portland Public Schools' $548 million construction bond and its $57 million-a-year operating levy, recently crossed the half-million mark in fund-raising.To date, the group has raised just over $577,ooo for the two tax-increase measures on the May ballot.Among the top donors in recent weeks: Walsh Construction gave $12,500, for a total now of $25...
An eighth staffer has left U.S. Rep. David Wu's office.Erin Devaney, the Democratic congressman's executive assistant and scheduler, left Wu's Washington, D.C., office on Friday.
Wu spokesman Erik Dorey said today the job of a scheduler is "the most difficult and high stress in any congressional office," but that Devaney "will always be a friend of the office." Wu has already found a replacemen...
Three out of four Portland School Board races have two or more candidates as of this afternoon.Today at 5 pm is the deadline for candidates to file for the May 17 election.In Zone 1, the incumbent Ruth Adkins has two opponents: Larry Lawson, a network security manager, and Glen Livingston, a community activist and an exterior remodeling contractor.Zone 2 is an open seat since incumbent More
The earthquake that struck Japan last week was the fourth largest since 1900, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
magnitude 9.0 quake, the March 11 event spawned a tsunami, left hundred