OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 26, 2016
Unsure how to fill out your ballots? We'll break down the various ballot measures for you today. Also, a one-on-one interview with gubernatorial candidate Bud Pierce.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 18, 2016
Phil and Penny Knight donate $500 million to the University of Oregon. Climate change is directly tied to wildfires in the West. A naturalized citizen tells us about the American Dream. And we dive deep into Measure 97.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 13, 2016
We find out why traffic deaths are rising in Portland despite efforts to reverse the trend, and we learn more about a new proposed system of publicly financed elections in the city.
OPB | Broadcast: May 17, 2016
We talk to reporters at rallies across the state, nominees—some with victory speeches and some with concession speeches—and outright winners in Oregon's 2016 primary.
OPB | Broadcast: May 10, 2016
We talk with LA Times reporter Nigel Duara who visited Donald Trump supporters in Cave Junction. Allen Alley and Bud Pierce join us to put their best argument forward as to why they should get the Republican nomination.
OPB | Broadcast: April 20, 2016
We talk to Bud Pierce, a Salem oncologist who was the first to jump into the GOP primary race for Oregon governor. And we talk to Shawn Vestal about his debut novel, "Daredevils."
OPB | Broadcast: April 12, 2016
Allen Alley, an engineer and tech executive, ran for Oregon treasurer in 2008 and governor in 2010. He's running for the Republican nomination for governor in the May 17 primary.
OPB | Broadcast: April 4, 2016
We talk with Portland city commissioner Steve Novick and three of the leading candidates vying to replace him: Fred Stewart, Stuart Emmons, and Chloe Eudaly.
OPB | Broadcast: March 16, 2016
This week, Think Out Loud is coming to you live from the NPR studios in Washington, D.C. On today's show, we analyze primary election results, delve into the President's Supreme Court nominee, and talk to U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley.
OPB | Broadcast: March 10, 2016
Portland mayoral candidate Sarah Iannarone discusses her vision for a more accessible Portland and hopes for a lower carbon footprint.
OPB | Broadcast: March 4, 2016
We review the highlights of the state legislative session, and tackle the biggest news stories of the week with our news roundtable. We also hear how one community college is getting ready for increased enrollment. And we get the latest on Oregon's wolf population.
OPB | Broadcast: March 3, 2016
Portland mayoral candidate Ted Wheeler discussed his plans to fix Portland's gentrification of minority communities on Think Out Loud.
OPB | Broadcast: March 2, 2016
We'll hear from Portland mayoral candidate Ted wheeler, and speak with Chuck Sams about recent news affecting the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 28, 2015
We talk to Charlie Hales about his surprise decision not to run for re-election what his next 14 months in office will look like.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 13, 2015
The Republican State Leadership Committee has targeted Oregon's legislative races in the next election cycle.
OPB | Broadcast: April 20, 2015
The Independent Party of Oregon, which has recently gone from minor to major party status, announced it will open its primary to unaffiliated voters.
OPB | Broadcast: March 18, 2015
WEDNESDAY: Implementing the state's new 'motor voter' bill is at the top of her list.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 26, 2014
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 5, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll sort through election results and look ahead to the political future.