OPB | Oct. 24, 2016
Gov. Kate Brown, suddenly thrust into office 20 months ago, has found success by staying close to the Democratic legislative majority.
State officials are investigating a senior care company that sent a letter to its residents in Oregon urging them to oppose ballot measure 97.
Voters in Oregon counties dotting the state will decide whether to locally tax or ban the sale of marijuana, signaling the multimillion-dollar industry could face frustration after recreational sales of the plant were made legal last year.
local | News | Election | Politics | Election 2016OPB | Oct. 24, 2016 7:14 a.m. | Salem, Oregon
Oregon voters have elected a Democrat as governor eight times in a row, but Republicans are getting a bonus shot at the state's top office this year.
Nation | News | Election | Politics | Election 2016NPR | Oct. 24, 2016 6:27 a.m.
With Hillary Clinton, the first woman to head a major party ticket on the ballot, it was always likely there'd be undercurrents of sexism. What surprising is just how out in the open it has been.
If you've followed the 2016 presidential election, you've probably heard Donald Trump say it: "bigly." Or is that "big-league"? We asked linguists settle the score — and offer a little context, too.
Environment | News | Politics | localAP | Oct. 23, 2016 9:35 a.m. | Longview, Washington
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking comments on its draft environmental review of the project at a public hearing in Longview, Monday.
A campaign in Oregon is being bitterly fought, with vast sums spent by both sides on TV and other ads, even more money than for the governor's race. The battle is over Measure 97, a proposed tax on companies with more than $25 million in sales in Oregon.
Nation | News | Election | Politics | Election 2016NPR | Oct. 23, 2016 9:04 a.m.
Florida is one of the most competitive battlegrounds in the country, in part because of conservative seniors. Many live in Sumter County, which has the oldest median age of any county in the country.