RS Interview: Rob Cornilles (R CAND, OR-01).
This one is the special election called for Oregon’s First District after incumbent David Wu retired. Suddenly. Under circumstances best described as “murky.” Or possibly “neurological.” It’s a D+8 district, but the Democrats are certainly acting as if it’s in play. Rob’s a small business owner who ran against Wu in 2010 and gave the incumbent his toughest re-election fight; we talked about his chances | Read More »
With the NV-02 and NY-09 Elections Done, We Need to Turn Our Attention to OR-01
From the diaries by Neil This past Tuesday was a good week for Republicans and conservatives. We sent bona fide conservative Mark Amodei to Congress in Nevada’s 9th District, and wrested from the Democrats a district in the heart of New York City by pushing Bob Turner to victory in New York’s 9th. NV-02 was a Republican leaning district, and we won there in dominating | Read More »
Wu donations a vulnerability for Senate Dem hopefuls
Readying to resign his Congressional post amid fresh sexual misconduct allegations and broader questions about his psychological fitness, Rep. David Wu’s plummeting political fortune has become a liability for those Democratic lawmakers whose campaign coffers were filled years past by donations from the Oregonian and his leadership fund. The National Republican Senatorial Committee highlighted on Tuesday a series of Wu’s yet-returned campaign donations to Democratic | Read More »
Did Rep. David Wu (D, OR) rape a girl?
Sorry to put it that bluntly. It’s just that Rep. David Wu (D, OR*) has gotten increasingly erratic… actually, let us not mince words: Wu has been acting nuttier and nuttier for the last year. This RedState diary from February of this year tells what we thought was the tale: strange emails, bizarre statements, erratic behavior… and two pieces of interesting data: The first is | Read More »