Oregon remains safe for sexual predators

by Dan Lucas Ughh. Charges were recently dismissed against 67-year-old Terry Bean, who had been “indicted for sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy in 2013.” Willamette Week reported “The reason for the dismissal was that the alleged victim declined to testify … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Gov. Kate Brown, Gov. Neil Goldschmidt, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate, Rep. David Wu | 4 Comments

The Obama Administration and the New Forms of Lying

“YOU LIE!”  These are the words shouted out by Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C) on September 9, 2009, during a speech by President Barack Obama to a Joint Session of the Congress, as Mr. Obama touted the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).  … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Health & Human Services, IRS Scandal, Leadership, Mayor Sam Adams, McCain, Obamacare, President Obama, Rep. David Wu | 72 Comments

Bonamici finally speaks out on sexual violence against women

by NW Spotlight The Hillsboro Argus has an article today written by U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, where she advocates for programs to fight sexual and domestic violence. Given that Oregon has the second worst rate in the U.S. of rape … Continue reading

Posted by at 10:24 | Posted in Rep. David Wu | 7,724 Comments

The Oregonian Rips Matt Wingard as Hypocrisy Runs Wild

The Oregonian’s editorial board met over the weekend to opine about the fate of Rep. Matt Wingard (R-Wilsonville) as a result of accusations by a former college-age staff member that Mr. Wingard “gave her alcohol when she was underage, drugged … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Mayor Sam Adams, Rep. David Wu | 1,737 Comments

The gall and hypocrisy of Win McCormack

by Dan Lucas There’s a man who appears behind Suzanne Bonamici in her recent victory speech, just to the right of her in the photo. Bonamici had just won the CD-1 special election to replace David Wu. The man is … Continue reading

Posted by at 02:25 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 622 Comments

How often do Oregon congressional districts flip?

by Dr. Eric Ostermeier (Smart Politics) The opposing party has gained control of just 27 U.S. House districts in state history, or 11 percent of the time; Oregon is in the midst of its second-longest partisan turnover dry spell Suzanne Bonamici’s … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:20 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 529 Comments

Bonamici wins CD-1 special election

by NW Spotlight Suzanne Bonamici (D) has won the special election to replace David Wu (D) in Oregon’s first congressional district, defeating Rob Cornilles (R) 54% to 40%. Cornilles won in Yamhill County and outperformed the voter registration in Columbia … Continue reading

Posted by at 02:24 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 287 Comments

Rob Cornilles: to the undecided voter

by Rob Cornilles The more jobs we create in this state, the fewer problems we’ll have. As the only job creator in the race, I know what we need out of Washington to put people back to work. We haven’t … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:45 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 930 Comments

TV ad hits on Bonamici’s connections to Wu

by NW Spotlight The Cornilles for Congress campaign has released its latest TV ad “A Fresh Start”. The ad starts out with the narrative “The same people who covered up for David Wu are now deceiving you about Rob Cornilles,” … Continue reading

Posted by at 10:00 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 10 Comments

Weak candidate Bonamici has Dems scared

by NW Spotlight National Democratic organizations and their special interest allies are spending almost $2 million on top of Suzanne Bonamici’s $1.5 million on a race in a district that in most election cycles is considered a safe Democratic seat. … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:17 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 254 Comments

Bonamici campaign caught lying on tax/fee votes: Pants on Fire

by NW Spotlight The Oregonian’s PolitiFact has rated a recent Bonamici campaign memo to the media: “Pants on Fire”. The Bonamici campaign memo was attempting to deny one of the statements in Rob Cornilles’ latest television ad: “[Bonamici] voted for … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:08 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 22 Comments

NY-9 parallels bode well for Rob Cornilles victory

by NW Spotlight The parallels between Bob Turner’s special election victory last September in New York’s ninth congressional district (NY-9) and the current special election in Oregon’s first congressional district (OR-1) bode well for a victory for Rob Cornilles. In November 2010, incumbent Anthony Weiner … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:30 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 589 Comments

Cornilles cuts lead in CD-1 race to 4 percentage points

by NW Spotlight The Oregonian is reporting that a January 11-12th poll shows Bonamici’s lead had been cut to 4 percentage points. The poll was conducted by Bob Moore of Moore Information, for the Cornilles campaign. Two earlier polls at … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:30 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 9 Comments

Bonamici admits Wu ineffective “quite a long time”

by NW Spotlight Suzanne Bonamici appeared today on KATU’s Your Voice / Your Vote, and when asked by host Steve Dunn when it was that she reached the conclusion that David Wu needed to step down, Bonamici replied “It’s been … Continue reading

Posted by at 03:11 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 481 Comments

Bonamici on Wu in Congress: Scary

by NW Spotlight Rob Cornilles and Suzanne Bonamici met with the Portland Tribune Editorial Board this past Thursday, January 12, 2012. The folks at the Portland Tribune did their best to stop Suzanne Bonamici in the midst of a blunder … Continue reading

Posted by at 03:15 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 3,408 Comments

Suzanne Bonamici’s role in the conspiracy of silence to protect David Wu

by Dan Lucas Suzanne Bonamici’s role in the conspiracy of silence to protect David Wu A three-part series for the special election to replace disgraced Democratic Congressman David Wu Part 1 – The troubled history of David Wu (link) Part 2 … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 273 Comments

Oregon Democrats’ conspiracy of silence culture that protected Wu

by Dan Lucas Suzanne Bonamici’s role in the conspiracy of silence to protect David Wu A three-part series for the special election to replace disgraced Democratic Congressman David Wu Part 1 – The troubled history of David Wu (link) Part … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 985 Comments

Elected officials endorse Rob Cornilles

Cornilles for Congress Broad Coalition of Mayors, Sheriffs, Commissioners, and School Board Members Back Cornilles Beaverton, OR — Rob Cornilles, candidate for U.S. Congress in the Special Election for Oregon’s First Congressional District, has announced a unique and still growing coalition … Continue reading

Posted by at 02:55 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 2 Comments

The troubled history of David Wu

by Dan Lucas Suzanne Bonamici’s role in the conspiracy of silence to protect David Wu A three-part series for the special election to replace disgraced Democratic Congressman David Wu Part 1 – The troubled history of David Wu Part 2 … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:30 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 472 Comments

New Cornilles ad contrasts job creator with partisan politican

Cornilles for Congress BEAVERTON, OR – Today, the Cornilles for Congress campaign released a new ad, titled “Change We Need.” The 30-second television spot, which is airing on Portland broadcast stations, contrasts Rob Cornilles’ experience as a job creator with that … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:22 | Posted in Congressional Races, Rep. David Wu | 21 Comments

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