Mark Callahn of Salem went on the Lars Larson show Wednesday to defend himself over an article written in the Oregon Oracle.
It states that as recently as 2009, Callahn was seeking a democratic appointment to a democratic state senate seat.
It also says he portrays himself as a family man, when he's divorced.
"Basically in 2012, my wife and I were having problems. I was unemployed for awhile and I was trying to put food on the table. Yes I did file for divorce, but I withdrew it three months later and tried to reconcile with my wife."
The article also brought out Callahan's website currently shows a family picture of his ex-wife and two daughters, but doesn't mention they're divorced.
It also brought up Callahan filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy last year in part over medical bills.