Political Insiders Poll: Will President Obama achieve congressional approval of a significant policy objective?

National Journal
Nov. 14, 2013, 9:02 a.m.

Ex-Hew­lett Pack­ard ex­ec. Steve Shields (D), who had claimed to be the “only can­did­ate” on the Dem side who has ac­tu­ally cre­ated jobs in OR, an­nounced via his cam­paign web site that he was drop­ping his bid. Shields “de­scribed his can­did­acy as a long shot and said his lack of cam­paign ex­per­i­ence was a factor in his de­cision to drop out” (Rus­sell, Ore­go­ni­an, 11/20).

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