Rep. Wu's resignation goes into effect
August 3rd, 2011
02:00 AM ET
3 years ago

Rep. Wu's resignation goes into effect

(CNN) - The resignation of Democratic Rep. David Wu of Oregon officially went into effect at 11:59 p.m. ET Wednesday night. He stepped down after he was accused of making unwanted sexual advances toward a fundraiser's daughter.

Wu announced last week he would resign but postponed his formal resignation until after the House voted on the debt-ceiling bill Monday.
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Wu resignation improves Democratic odds of keeping seat
July 26th, 2011
02:47 PM ET
3 years ago

Wu resignation improves Democratic odds of keeping seat

Washington (CNN) - Oregon Rep. David Wu's resignation announcement Tuesday has most likely provided relief to national Democrats worried about holding onto what should be considered a safe seat.

The seven term Democratic congressman said that he will resign from the House of Representatives after being accused of making unwanted sexual advances toward a fundraiser's daughter. In a statement issued by his office, Wu said he would step down once the current standoff between Congress and the White House over raising the U.S. debt ceiling is resolved.
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Rep. Wu to resign
July 26th, 2011
12:18 PM ET
3 years ago

Rep. Wu to resign

Washington (CNN) – Embattled U.S. Rep. David Wu will resign from the House of Representatives after being accused of making unwanted sexual advances toward a fund-raiser's daughter, he announced Tuesday.

In a statement issued by his office, the seven-term Oregon Democrat said he would step down once the current standoff between Congress and the White House over raising the U.S. debt ceiling is resolved.

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Oregon Rep. David Wu will not seek re-election
July 25th, 2011
11:02 PM ET
2 years ago

Oregon Rep. David Wu will not seek re-election

(CNN) - Rep. David Wu of Oregon will not seek re-election and "is considering all options" regarding whether to serve out the rest of his term, Wu's communications director told CNN Monday.

"He (Wu) will consider those options and make a decision in due course," said Erik Dorey, declining to elaborate on a possible time frame.

Wu, facing mounting calls for his resignation, gave no indication Monday that he planned to step down.

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Pelosi calls for ethics investigation of Democratic Oregon congressman
July 25th, 2011
07:21 AM ET
3 years ago

Pelosi calls for ethics investigation of Democratic Oregon congressman

Washington (CNN) - House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is asking for an ethics investigation of Rep. David Wu of Oregon, who has resisted calls to resign following a news report alleging he made sexual advances toward the daughter of a longtime campaign donor.

The allegations against Wu, a seven-term Democratic congressman, were published Friday by The Oregonian newspaper in Portland.

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Wu reportedly urged to seek medical help
Rep. David Wu (OR-01) addresses the floor of the House of Representatives early Saturday morning.
February 19th, 2011
01:58 PM ET
4 years ago

Wu reportedly urged to seek medical help

(CNN) - Democratic Oregon Rep. David Wu has admitted to seeking medical help following a tumultuous re-election campaign last fall.

"I freely admit that it was an intense campaign, and I was not always at my best with staff or constituents. For all those moments, I wish I'd been better and I apologize," he said.
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