Rep. David Wu – News Archive

Rep. David Wu (Photo: Flickr.com/Thomas Le Ngo)

Rep. David Wu (Photo: Flickr.com/Thomas Le Ngo)

This is a comprehensive (in progress) archive of media items related to U.S. Rep. David Wu, beginning in January and February 2011, referencing a possible connection to mental health issues.

The Mental Health Association of Portland reposts articles about mental health and addiction policy and opinion in Oregon to provide a durable resource for information and informed discussion. This archive will continue to be updated.

David Wu: “Heartwarming” How Colleagues Have Got My Back, Talking Points Memo – March 3, 2011

David Wu reassures Democrats he’s just fine, Politico.com – March 3, 2011

Catching Up With Rep. David Wu, Slate.com – March 3, 2011

Republicans see 2012 race against Rep. David Wu as ‘highly competitive’, The Hill – March 3, 2011

Ore. congressman says mental health not job issue, TMCnet World News – March 3, 2011

Wu Says Colleagues Are Being Supportive, Roll Call – March 3, 2011

It’s not getting any better for Wu, so quit (Editorial), The Tigard Times – March 3, 2011

For good of Oregon, Wu must step aside (Editorial), The Portland Tribune – March 3, 2011

David Wu’s travails: We should be so lucky to be ‘in a very good place’ (Op-Ed), The Oregonian – March 3, 2011

Rep. David Wu to meet with public in Washington County on Monday, The Oregonian – March 3, 2011

Wu’s World: Police reports detail one set of problems in the congressman’s marriage, Willamette Week – March 2, 2011

Oregon Congressman David Wu: I’m Receiving Mental Health Treatment, Technorati.com – March 2, 2011

Hoyer: ‘Premature’ to speculate whether Rep. David Wu should resign, The Washington Post – March 1,2011

Hoyer Says Calls for Wu to Resign Are Premature, Fox News – March 1, 2011

Rep. Wu discusses drug problems, UPI – March 1, 2011

Rep. Wu’s campaign account in the red, The Hill – March 1, 2011

Wu meets with Democratic leaders, talks to media about his condition, The Daily Astorian – March 1, 2011

Democratic leader Steny Hoyer says calls for David Wu to resign are premature, The Oregonian – March 1, 2011

What researchers know about the gene U.S. Rep. David Wu says made him vulnerable to adverse drug reactions, The Oregonian – March 1, 2011

Starr may run in Wu’s district; can a Republican win there?, The Oregonian – March 1, 2011

Why Was Wu a No-Show?, The Oregonian – March 1, 2011

KATU questions David Wu on why he won’t talk to newspapers, The Oregonian – March 1, 2011

Wu presents some explanations for weird behavior, WashingtonExaminer.com – Feb. 28, 2011

Hoyer: Wu resignation talk is ‘premature’, The Hill – March 1, 2011

David Wu says Ambien, Valium put him in the hospital in 2008, The Oregonian – Feb. 28, 2011

Q&A: David Wu And The Stress Of Elections And Life, OPB News – Feb. 28, 2011

Rep. David Wu details mental health issues, Politico.com – Feb. 28, 2011

David Wu campaigning hard for his seat, The Oregonian – Feb. 28, 2011

Oregon Democrat David Wu and his troubled career in Congress, AM 1360 KUIK – Feb. 28, 2011

Wu explains behavior to state Democrats, KGW.com – Feb. 28, 2011

Rep. Wu Plans To Complete Term In Spite Of Recent Problems, OPB News – Feb. 28, 2011

Ore. congressman explains mental health issues, The Associated Press – Feb. 28, 2011

Rep. David Wu tells local television stations that he’s in a good place, despite scandalous photos, New York Daily News – Feb. 27, 2011

David Wu Dodges Print Reporters, Appears on TV, Says Ex-Staffers are “Not Physicians”, Willamette Week – Feb. 26, 2011

David Wu in Portland: Congressman talks about drugs, e-mails and staff exodus, The Oregonian – Feb. 26, 2011

Rep. David Wu returns to Oregon, faces TV but won’t talk to The Oregonian, The Oregonian – Feb. 26, 2011

David Wu tells KGW he sent e-mails, doesn’t know what medication he took from donor, The Oregonian – Feb. 26, 2011

Editor Peter Bhatia is on KGW’s ‘Straight Talk’ tonight, The Oregonian – Feb. 26, 2011

Oregon Democrat David Wu and his troubled career in Congress, The Oregonian – Feb. 26, 2011

Crazy to run: Wu’s a symptom of Oregon’s candidate problem, The Oregonian – Feb. 26, 2011

Oregon Congressman David Wu: Mental Health Not A Job Issue, Huffington Post – Feb. 26, 2011

David Wu: “I’m in a good place now”, KOIN Local 6 – Feb. 26, 2011

David Wu story raises reader question, The Oregonian – Feb. 25, 2011

Who had the Worst Week in Washington? Rep. David Wu, The Washington Post – Feb. 25, 2011

Wu Showing No Signs Of Stepping Aside, National Journal – Feb. 25, 2011

Political Chat: The Weird Week Of Wu, OPB News – Feb. 25, 2011

David Wu gets Washington Post nod for having ‘Worst Week’, The Oregonian – Feb. 25, 2011

David Wu Files for Re-Election, Names New Treasurer, Willamette Week – Feb. 25, 2011

Newspapers, GOP call for congressman to resign, Albany Times-Union – Feb. 25, 2011

Congressman who donned tiger costume files for re-election, The Hill – Feb. 25, 2011

David Wu’s constituents deserve better (Editorial), The Oregonian – Feb. 24, 2011

David Wu editorials discuss resignation of Oregon congressman, The Oregonian – Feb. 24, 2011

Congressman Wu’s staffers urged him get psychiatric help, Northwest Asian Weekly – Feb. 24, 2011

Oregon Rep. David Wu’s situation raises questions about why staff didn’t act sooner, The Oregonian – Feb. 24, 2011

Rep. David Wu’s antics have hometown paper calling for his resignation, CBS News – Feb. 24, 2011

David Wu Confirms Mental Health Treatment, ThirdAge.com – Feb. 24, 2011

Rep. David Wu facing calls to step down amid revelations of bizarre behavior during reelection run, New York Daily News – Feb. 24, 2011

Congressman David Wu Has a Tiger Problem, New York Magazine – Feb. 24, 2011

Dr Know: Explain David Wu, Willamette Week – Feb. 23, 2011

Wu admits sending ‘unprofessional’ e-mails to staffers, Portland Tribune – February 23 2011

Strange Wu: Why did Congressman David Wu think staffers “threatened to shut down his campaign”?, Willamette Week – Feb. 23, 2011

The Oregonian on Wu: Revisionist history? Or hiding what they really knew last fall?, BlueOregon.com – Feb. 23, 2011

Wu admits to taking donor’s pain pills, The Daily Astorian – Feb. 23, 2011

Newspapers, GOP call for congressman to resign, CBS News – Feb. 23, 2011

Wu should step down for lack of candor, not because of treatment, Eugene Register Guard – Feb. 23, 2011

The Fix: What’s next for Oregon Rep. David Wu?, The Washington Post – Feb. 23, 2011

David Wu Apologizes for the Part of the Story No One Cared About, Time.com – Feb. 23, 2011

Wu tames his tiger?, The Washington Post – Feb. 23, 2011

Oregon congressman says he took painkiller, MSNBC – Feb. 23, 2011

Oregon Rep. David Wu admits to e-mails, urges others to seek mental health care in ‘Good Morning America’ interview, The Oregonian – Feb. 22, 2011

Congressman David Wu tells Good Morning America: I have regrets, sought mental help, The Oregonian – Feb. 22, 2011

Rep. David Wu apologizes for tiger photos, behavior, Politico.com – Feb. 22, 2011

Rep. David Wu apologizes for erratic behavior, USA Today – Feb. 22, 2011

Questions about Rep. David Wu’s behavior not new, Boston Herald – Feb. 22, 2011

Oregon Rep. David Wu airs regrets, owns up to taking prescription painkillers, The Oregonian – Feb. 22, 2011

David Wu’s campaign fined for lack of workers’ compensation insurance, The Oregonian – Feb. 22, 2011

Congressman David Wu Acknowledges Use of Prescription Painkillers, Willamette Week – Feb. 22, 2011

David Wu Tells Good Morning America “I’m in a Good Place Now”, Willamette Week – Feb. 22, 2011

Wu campaign fined over workers’ comp insurance, The Columbian – Feb. 22, 2011

Exclusive Rep. David Wu: I Sent the Emails, I Sought Treatment, I Can Serve Well, ABC News – Feb. 22, 2011

Oregon Rep. David Wu makes headlines with morning interview, The Oregonian – Feb. 22, 2011

Oregon congressman David Wu sought medical help after unusual behavior , The Washington Post – Feb. 22, 2011

Oregon Congressman David Wu: I’m Receiving Mental Health Treatment, The Huffington Post – Feb. 22, 2011

Oregon Democrat David Wu’s ‘bizarre’ tiger-suit photo, The Week – Feb. 22, 2011

Rep. David Wu admits receiving treatment, UPI – Feb. 22, 2011

Congressman David Wu: The end of the charade in the 1st District (Editorial), The Oregonian – Feb. 21, 2011

Oregon Rep. David Wu names himself treasurer of his campaign, The Oregonian – Feb. 21, 2011

News of Oregon Rep. David Wu’s staff’s concerns picked up nationwide, The Oregonian – Feb. 19, 2011

Congressman’s Staff Confronts him for Acting Crazy, Fox News – Feb. 19, 2011

Congressman’s Ex-Staffers Say He’s Mentally Unstable, Newser.com – Feb. 19, 2011

Oregon Democratic leaders say they hope Wu gets help, put off talk of his political future, The Oregonian – Feb. 19, 2011

Rep. David Wu’s staff confronted him over concerns about his mental health, The Oregonian – Feb. 18, 2011

Documents Show Congressman David Wu’s Staff “Threatened to Shut Down His Campaign”, Willamette Week – Feb. 18, 2011

Amidst swirling controversy, David Wu attends state dinner at White House, BlueOregon.com – Jan. 20, 2011

How David Wu wound up at Obama’s State Dinner, The Oregonian – Jan. 20, 2011

David Wu’s political career grows more perilous, The Oregonian – Jan. 19, 2011

Look Who’s Invited to Dinner at The White House, Willamette Week – Jan. 19, 2011

U.S. Rep. David Wu loses staffers, political team amid complaints of public behavior, The Oregonian – Jan. 18, 2011

Last update 2/27/11 4:26 p.m.