Paul Evans Considering Brad Witt's House Seat

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Paul Evans, formerly the mayor of Monmouth and Gov. Ted Kulongoski's military advisor, is "very seriously considering" running for seat the House District 31 seat Rep. Brad Witt (D- Clatskanie) is vacating to run for Congress. Evans told WW that he moved to Scappoose in June, when his service on the Monmouth School board ended. That relocation is related to his work for High Impact Technologies, which ...   More
 
Friday, July 8, 2011 by Nigel Jaquiss

Avakian Picks Up Endorsements, but Not Those Rumored

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Bureau of Labor and Industries Commissioner Brad Avakian is off to a good start in his quest to unseat the six-term incumbent in the First Congressional District, U.S. Rep. David Wu. Earlier this week, Avakian released some polling data in attempt to show other potential candidates, such as State Sen. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Beaverton), State Rep. Brad Witt (D-Clatskanie) and former Rep. Greg Macpherson ...   More
 
Monday, May 30, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

Court Records Allege Former Wu Staffer Stole $12,000 in Campaign Funds

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Michael Cody Monroe, the 23-year-old former staffer for U.S. Rep. David Wu now accused of stealing $12,000 from the congressman's campaign, failed to appear at his arraignment this afternoon.Portland Police arrested Monroe Wednesday night and released him from Multnomah County custody about two hours later. A spokesman for the police department this morning said Monroe faced accusations of stealing ...   More
 
Thursday, May 5, 2011 by

Asleep At The Wheel

David Wu totaled a parked car in 2010 and blamed it on his hectic travel schedule.


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U.S. Rep. David Wu crashed his car into a Ford Focus parked on a residential street in Portland’s Forest Heights neighborhood last year   More
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

Ryan Deckert Ponders Challenging David Wu

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The competition to challenge embattled U.S. Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.) in the 1st Congressional District's 2012 Democratic primary is far from over.As The Oregonian reported this morning, State. Rep. Brad Witt (D-Clatskanie) will likely join Bureau of Labor and Industries Commissioner Brad Avakian in taking on Wu. But at least two other Washington County Democrats continue to look at jumping in. State ...   More
 
Monday, April 25, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

One Local Politician Who Says David Wu Should Step Aside

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The political musings of a local elected official about a federal lawmaker's future in Congress aren't automatically newsworthy.But having gone on the record today to say U.S. Rep. David Wu should not run again, Portland City Commissioner Dan Saltzman became the first, if not the only, local elected leader to openly criticize Wu.Saltzman, a fellow Democrat who lives in Wu's district, says he has no ...   More
 
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

Brad Avakian Assembles Political Team to Challenge Wu

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Brad Avakian, the elected commissioner for Oregon's Bureau of Labor and Industries, has hired a political adviser from Grant Park Strategies.Avakian's choice of campaign strategist is significant because it strongly suggests an announcement may be imminent about his plans to challenge U.S. Rep. David Wu in next year's Democratic primary.Grant Park Strategies is the relatively new political operation ...   More
 
Monday, April 11, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

New Developments in David Wu Divorce Case

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One tangible result of the controversy surrounding U.S. Rep. David Wu emerged today in a statement from the lawyer of Wu's estranged wife.Daniel Lorenz, Michelle Wu's divorce attorney, today issued a press release about his client's new agreement with the Democratic lawmaker to share custody of the estranged couple's two children. Previously there had been no court orders regarding the custody issue, ...   More
 
Friday, April 8, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

Multnomah County Judge Seals Portions of David Wu's Divorce Record

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A Multnomah County judge this afternoon sealed new affidavits in U.S. Rep. David Wu's pending divorce from Michelle Wu.Today's record-sealing order by Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Tom Ryan cites the best interest of Wu's 13-year-old son and 11-year-old daughter as the reason.The order shields from public view affidavits filed April 4 that potentially could have embarrassed Wu, whose questionable ...   More
 
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

House Of David

David Wu doesn’t live in the 1st Congressional District.


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Last year, when U.S. Rep. David Wu crashed his rental car into a parked vehicle in Northwest Portland, he gave a police officer the home address of a close friend rather than the address on his Oreg   More
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

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