For the moment, oil is no longer spewing into the Gulf of Mexico. So we can turn our attention to other toxic substances bubbling up to the surface. Politics in Oregon, for example.
Every week at this time, we talk politics with OPB Political Analyst Bill Lunch, who is at the OSU Media Center in Corvallis.
After taking the long view of politics - like, from Europe - for the past few weeks, Jeff Mapes, senior political reporter from the Oregonian rejoins us on the line.