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OPB's Election Night Special: Wins For Kate Brown, Bud Pierce, Ted Wheeler, Bernie Sanders

OPB | May 17, 2016 8 a.m.

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.

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Sanders Addresses Malheur Occupation, Gun Control, His Path Forward

OPB | May 6, 2016 noon

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke with Think Out Loud's Dave Miller about the Malheur occupation, gun control, and what the race looks like going forward.

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The Business Of Guns In America

OPB | May 3, 2016 midnight

Author Pamela Haag explores the history of the gun industry in this country in her new book "The Gunning of America."

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Political Cartoonist Jack Ohman On Why It's No Fun To Draw Donald Trump

OPB | April 26, 2016 noon

Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Jack Ohman sits down with Think Out Loud host Dave Miller.

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GOP Candidates For Oregon Governor Think 2016 Could Be Their Year

OPB | April 27, 2016 6:45 a.m.

Oregon voters haven't elected a Republican as governor for 34 years. Allen Alley and Bud Pierce believe this is the year that will change.

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News Roundtable: April 22 | Independent Party Of Oregon Primary | The Student Vote

OPB | April 22, 2016 noon

We go over some of the stories in the week's news with our news roundtable. Then we'll check in with the Oregon secretary of state and the Independent Party of Oregon and talk to college students in Oregon about who they're excited about in the presidential primaries.

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DNC & RNC Rules | Krista Tippett On Being | Regional Roundup

OPB | April 18, 2016 noon

We delve into intricate rules governing Democratic and Republican National Conventions, religion in America with the host of 'On Being,' and what's happening in coastal Clatsop County.

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Precision Castparts' Worried Neighbors | Poor Whites Supporting Trump | Rita Dove

OPB | April 14, 2016 noon

We hear from OPB reporter Amelia Templeton about the long-standing complaints by the Portland neighbors of Precision Castparts, which has apparently been emitting toxic pollution for decades. Camas-based author Jonna Ivin analyzes the role of race and class in Donald Trump's popularity. And we talk to former U.S. poet laureate Rita Dove about her work.

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Rent Control | Rural Organizing Project Threats | Soul'd Out | Regional Roundup

OPB | April 13, 2016 noon

We ask whether rent control would actually help keep rents down. We learn about the recent threats and intimidation against a group facilitating conversations about race in rural areas of Oregon. We continue our Regional Roundup series, checking in with the Central Oregonian in Prineville. And we learn about the best bets for this week’s Soul’d Out music festival in Portland.

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Oregon GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Allen Alley 'Does The Math'

OPB | April 12, 2016 12:15 p.m.

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.