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Talking Paris Climate Change Conference With Charlie Hales

OPB | Dec. 08, 2015

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has just returned from taking part in the international climate change conference in Paris.

Charlie Hales On Why He's Not Running And His Next 14 Months

OPB | 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.

Hales Is Out. Where Does That Leave The Portland Mayoral Race?

OPB | Oct. 27, 2015

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales won't seek a second term. That leaves State Treasurer Ted Wheeler as the early favorite in the 2016 mayoral race.

Will The 'State Of Emergency' Help Solve The Homeless Crisis?

OPB | Oct. 22, 2015

Last month Portland Mayor Charlie Hales asked the City Council to declare a state of emergency for housing and homelessness. We talk to homeless service agencies about how that plan is working, and what needs to happen to solve the problem.

Checking In With Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

OPB | Sept. 25, 2015

We talk to Mayor Hales about homelessness, development, climate change, and much more.

Nation's First Transgender Mayor Leaves Office

OPB | Jan. 09, 2015

FRIDAY: Former Silverton Mayor Stu Rasmussen joins us to look back at his time in office and talk about what lies ahead.

One Year And Counting With Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

OPB | Jan. 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Portland mayor, Charlie Hales, about his accomplishments and challenges to date and his plans for the next three years.

Asking Questions About The City's Chief Administrative Officer

OPB | June 12, 2013

The City of Portland's auditor wants the investigation into Jack Graham's alleged financial indiscretion to be transparent.

Election Results & Reactions

OPB | Nov. 07, 2012

What surprised you on election night? We'll parse the local and national races.

Join TOL on Election Night

OPB | Nov. 06, 2012

Tune in to OPB Radio, or join Think Out Loud at Rontoms in Portland, for full election night coverage.

Candidate Conversation: Portland Mayor 2012

OPB | Oct. 09, 2012

Hear from the two candidates for Mayor of Portland: Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith.

News Roundtable

OPB | Aug. 24, 2012

We'll review the top local and national news of the week.

News Roundtable

OPB | Aug. 17, 2012

We'll review the top local and national news of the week.

Live Election Night Coverage

OPB | May 15, 2012

Join Think Out Loud for live coverage of election night results beginning at 8 p.m.

Eugene Elections

OPB | May 09, 2012

Candidates for city council and mayor of Eugene join us to talk local politics.

Candidate Conversation: Portland Mayor

OPB | April 05, 2012

The leading candidates for Portland mayor join us to discuss law enforcement and their visions of the city in 10 years, among other things.

Portland Mayoral Candidate: Eileen Brady

OPB | Jan. 18, 2012

Wrapping up our series of conversations with Portland mayoral candidates, we sit down with New Seasons co-founder Eileen Brady.

Portland Mayoral Candidate: Charlie Hales

OPB | Jan. 09, 2012

Continuing our series of conversations with Portland mayoral candidates, we talk with former City Commissioner Charlie Hales.

Portland Mayoral Candidate: Jefferson Smith

OPB | Jan. 03, 2012

This month, we'll talk with each of the three major candidates in the Portland mayor's race. First up is State Representative Jefferson Smith.

A Preview of the Portland Mayor's Race

OPB | Nov. 17, 2011

What issues will be front and center during the 2012 Portland Mayor's race? And who, exactly, is running?