Buzzfeed on David Wu: "The Strange Case Of The Congressman Who Resigned And Never Left"

David Wu

Former U.S. Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.) resigned from Congress three years ago after staffers complained about his bizarre behavior, he was photographed wearing a tiger costume and an 18-year-old alleged he made aggressive unwanted sexual advances. But Buzzfeed reports today that the Democrat who represented Oregon's 1st congressional district still wanders the halls of Congress, dines at the Democratic ...   More
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 by Kate Willson

Bonamici vs. Cornilles: How Did Your Neighborhood Vote?


The precinct level results for last month's 1st Congressional District election are finally out (try to contain your excitement), which means we can take a sneaky peak at how those westside neighborhoods in Portland voted:View Larger MapNothing very remarkable, except that precinct 158, that tiny Republican holdout of 110 registered voters in the hills, remains strongly defiant of its neighbors (60 ...   More
Monday, February 20, 2012 RUTH BROWN

What To Do On Your Lunch Break: Vote


Residents of Oregon's First Congressional District have until 8pm tonight to vote for Democrat Suzanne Bonamici, Republican Rob Cornilles, Libertarian James Foster or Progressive Stephen Cody Reynolds in the special election to replace former U.S. Rep. David Wu (D).WW endorsed Bonamici. See the video of our endorsement interview here. Turnout was strong as of 9am this morning, according to Multnomah ...   More
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 COREY PEIN

Out Wu, In New

Our endorsement in the race for the 1st Congressional District. Election day is Jan. 31.

Few voters in Oregon’s 1st Congressional District will miss U.S. Rep. David Wu.  First elected in 1998, Wu resigned last August after exhibiting bizarre behavior and, ultimately, facing a   More
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 WW Staff

2011: The Costume Party

You didn’t need a funny outfit to make news this year, but it sure helped.

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All Images WW Photo IllustrationsDavid Wu’s tiger suit was the tip-off that 2011 was going to be a strange one. The year opened with a sitting congressman posing in a child’s orange-and-black    More
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

VIDEO: From West Point To Pot Smuggler, A Third-Party Congressional Candidate's Adventure


The major party candidates to replace Oregon's former First Congressional District Rep. David Wu—Democrat Suzanne Bonamici and Republican Rob Cornilles—have captured most of the media attention and donor support. But WW also took the time last week to interview the third-party candidates in the race who will also appear on the ballot for the Jan. 31 special election: Progressive Party candidate ...   More
Monday, January 9, 2012 COREY PEIN

We Know What You're Reading

The most popular stories on in 2011.

News Stories
Among its many other crimes against journalism, the Internet has shown writers and editors what people really want to read when no one is looking. We now know that a slide show called “10 Reason   More
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Our Primary Picks to Replace David Wu

Our endorsements in Oregon's 1st Congressional District special election.

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When U.S. Rep David Wu resigned his seat in August, he did something pretty unusual in Oregon these days...   More
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Avakian Misplaces Afghanistan

Over the weekend, the Associated Press ran a long profile of Bureau of Labor and Industries Commissioner Brad Avakian, who is one of three candidates to replace U.S. Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.) in the November 8 First Congressional District Democratic Primary (Avakian faces State Sen. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Beaverton) and State Rep. Brad Witt (D-Clatskanie)). The profile provided a useful introduction for ...   More
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

Bonamici Says She's Raised $240,000 in Her Campaign to Replace David Wu in Congress

Suzanne Bonamici

 State Sen. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Washington County) made it official today that she’s in the running for the congressional seat vacated by David Wu. And she says she's entering the campaign with a big financial edge— $240,000 she’s raised in cash and pledges in just five days. Her campaign won’t release the actual campaign reports (they aren’t due yet), but Bonamici says the donations ...   More
Thursday, August 4, 2011 WW Staff


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