Don't worry. It will all be over soon.
You've probably heard the ads for and against the top candidates in Oregon's First Congressional District special election. But the end of voting comes with the end of the month.
Across the Columbia, it now appears likely that same-sex marriage will be approved by the legislature in Olympia.
Meanwhile, the first truly annual session of the Oregon legislature will soon begin.
We look back and forward at politics each week at this time. Bill and Jeff have joined us again. Bill Lunch is OPB’s Political Analyst; he’s at the OSU Media Center. Jeff Mapes is the senior political reporter and blogger for The Oregonian; he’s on the line.