OR-01: Wu Plans to Resign After Debt Limit Settled

By: Tuesday July 26, 2011 10:15 am

David Wu, the scandal-plagued Congressman from Oregon accused of an unwanted sexual encounter with the 18 year-old daughter of a donor, announced today that he would resign, but only after the resolution of the debt limit debate in Congress. NBC News has confirmed that Democratic Rep. David Wu of Oregon is resigning in the aftermath [...]

OR-01: David Wu Not Resigning, Won’t Seek Re-Election; Pelosi Calls for Ethics Probe

By: Monday July 25, 2011 6:50 am

David Wu, already embattled by allegations of erratic behavior, faces a sexual misconduct charge by the teenage daughter of one of his prominent donors. He quickly responded to the charge by announcing he will not seek re-election. However, he has refused to resign thus far. The Oregonian first reported about a voicemail left by the [...]

Writing on the Wall on Tax Cut Deal

By: Wednesday December 15, 2010 7:38 am

Sherrod Brown has come out in support of the tax cut legislation which will get a final vote this afternoon. He was one of the only 15 to vote against cloture on the bill on Monday. Basically, you’re going to get a near-unanimous majority in the Senate when final passage comes later today. The House [...]

Populist Democrats Lose in Effort to Delay Leadership Elections

By: Wednesday November 17, 2010 10:21 am

In a press conference outside the House Democratic caucus meeting, four members discussed their effort to delay leadership elections for a month, in a potential rebuke to Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Ultimately, leadership beat this back by a 2-to-1 margin (129-68 in a secret ballot), and leadership elections will be held today. All leadership members from [...]

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