Posts tagged: Larry Craig

Oregon Pols Complete the Rare Sex Scandal Grand Slam

So Oregon Rep. David Wu is resigning from Congress in the wake of his “unwanted sexual encounter” with the 18-year-old daughter of a campaign donor and old friend. Good grief!What is in the water in Oregon?  Rep. Wu gives the state the full grand slam of political sex scandals: Congressman, senator, governor, and mayor of its largest city. 
Let’s call the roll.

California Sen. Roy Ashburn: ‘I’m Gay’

If the aftermath of a politician being arrested for drunk driving can be called refreshing, this story is refreshing:”I’m gay,” [Sen. Roy] Ashburn told KERN host Inga Barks in an interview this morning. “Those are the words that have been so difficult for me for so long.”  Ashburn made the admission even though he has a long history of voting against gay rights.  Can’t have been easy; good for him.