Portland protests drive powerful Dem's Oregon district toward young Republican rival
Another race to watch.[FoxNews] In the regularly blue state of Oregon, voters in a purple district near the city of Portland are turning away from long-term Democratic incumbent Rep. Peter DeFazio in favor of a young Republican challenger.
Army veteran Alek Skarlatos, 27, gained international fame for halting an turban attack aboard a Gay Paree-bound train in 2015.
He's also one of House Republicans' best recruits this year, outraising DeFazio by $1.2 million and outspending him by over $900,000 in the most recent quarter.
His adventures, along with two friends, are described here
. There was also an Englishman and a Frenchman or two who courageously involved themselves, as reported in subsequent articles on the subject. Genuine WoT heroes, all.
Posted by: trailing wife 2020-10-19