It didn't take long for the Oregon ballot measures to start getting politicized. Those opposing the initiative to abolish the Oregon estate tax say it would have unintended consequences.
That was followed by a dissenting vote by Rep. Kurt Schrader against extending the Bush-era tax cuts.
Meanwhile, on the Republican side, Rep. Greg Walden appears to be moving up the ladder in the House leadership.
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