Dem Wu Won't Seek Reelection

Hasn't decided whether to serve out remainder of term after sex allegation
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 25, 2011 6:54 PM CDT
In this March 7, 2011 file photo, Rep David Wu, D-Ore., said today he won't run for re-election.   (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
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(Newser) – Surprise! Mere hours after Nancy Pelosi called for an ethics investigation into a young woman's claim that she had an "unwanted sexual encounter" with tiger-suit-wearing David Wu, the Oregon Democrat is confirming that he won't seek reelection. Wu apparently hasn't decided whether to serve out the remainder of his term, a spokesman tells the AP, and will make that decision based on how effectively he can serve his constituents. (Read more David Wu stories.)

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