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Oregon Governor Urges Zinke To 'Not Backtrack' On Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

Jefferson Public Radio | July 17, 2017 6:39 a.m.

Zinke’s visit is part of a review ordered by President Trump, to evaluate 27 national monuments declared or expanded by previous presidents since 1996.

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Interior Secretary Tours Cascade-Siskiyou Monument, Hears Concerns

Jefferson Public Radio | July 17, 2017 6:33 a.m.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke toured the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon Saturday as part of President Trump’s order to review monuments designated by previous administrations.

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Judge Halts Lawsuit Over Expanded Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

OPB | June 19, 2017 12:30 p.m. | Portland

A federal judge will allow the Trump administration to complete its review of national monuments before deciding how to move forward with a lawsuit involving the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.

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Medford Man Who Threatened To Kill Obama Gets 5 Years

Medford Mail Tribune | May 14, 2017 8:50 a.m. | Medford, Oregon

A Medford man who threatened on social media to kill former President Barack Obama and FBI agents is going to federal prison for more than five years.

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Chelsea Manning To Be Released From Military Prison In 1 Week

NPR | May 10, 2017 6:36 a.m.

"For the first time, I can see a future for myself as Chelsea," says the former Army private who was arrested in May of 2010 for leaking a massive trove of classified records.

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Obama Said To Have Warned Trump About Hiring Michael Flynn

AP | May 8, 2017 8:37 a.m. | Washington

President Barack Obama warned Donald Trump against hiring Michael Flynn as national security adviser in the days after the 2016 election. That's according to three former Obama administration officials.

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Obama Calls On Congress To Have 'Courage' On Health Care

NPR | May 8, 2017 6:02 a.m.

Receiving the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award for his own work on health care, the former president said: "It actually doesn't take a lot of courage to aid those who are already powerful."

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Russia, The Place Where US Presidents Get Their Hopes Dashed

NPR | April 11, 2017 9:26 a.m.

U.S. presidents have a tradition of entering office and expressing hope for improved relations with Russia. This is matched by a tradition of presidents leaving office amid friction with Moscow.

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Trump's Agenda May Be Doomed Unless He Learns That 'Little' Stuff Matters

NPR | March 27, 2017 3:35 a.m.

The president showed little interest in policy details. If he continues to focus superficially on getting a win instead of learning, Republicans warn that his priorities will continue to be derailed.

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House Intelligence Chair: No Evidence Of Alleged Trump Tower Wiretap

NPR | March 15, 2017 9:27 a.m.

Lawmakers are increasingly skeptical of President Trump's claims, but want the Justice Department to answer whether it has been investigating the Trump campaign.

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Slate Correspondent Dahlia Lithwick: The Supreme Court Is Going To Change

OPB | March 7, 2017 6:15 a.m. | Portland

Dahlia Lithwick, the Supreme Court correspondent for Slate, recently sat down with OPB to talk about the future of the nation’s highest court. 

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OPB Politics Now: President Obama Passes The Torch

OPB | July 27, 2016 10:47 p.m. | Philadelphia

President Obama was the story of the night on the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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DNC Day 3: Barack Obama, Joe Biden And Tim Kaine Speak

OPB | July 27, 2016 5:30 a.m.

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden take the stage and Sen. Tim Kaine formerly accepts his nomination as Hillary Clinton's running mate. Here are three things to watch on Day 3.

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House Budget Bill Would Block Owyhee Monument

OPB | July 19, 2016 10:18 a.m.

The House bill includes language to block funding for new national monuments created by the president.

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Obama: Attacks On Law Enforcement Have To Stop

AP | July 17, 2016 12:17 p.m. | Wahsington

Obama says the attacks on police officers, the second in two weeks, are "attacks on public servants, on the rule of law, and on civilized society, and they have to stop. "

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President Obama Calls For Support Of Turkish Government

AP | July 15, 2016 4:26 p.m. | Washington

President Obama is urging all parties in Turkey to support the democratically-elected government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Audit Finds Portland Spent At Least $180K On Presidential Campaign Visits

OPB | May 31, 2016 5:09 p.m.

The city of Portland's auditor has found that the city spent $180,000 on presidential visits and campaign stops during the last year and a half.

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Obama’s 'Overnight Success' In 2004 Was A Year In The Making

OPB | May 19, 2016 5:32 p.m. | Chicago

Barack Obama’s 2004 keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention launched his national political career. But that fateful speech was head for disaster shortly before.

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Obama Commutes Sentences Of 2 Oregon Men

OPB | March 30, 2016 1:02 p.m. | Portland

President Obama has commuted the sentences of two Oregon men. They were put behind bars for conspiring to manufacture meth.

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Obama Seeks More Coordination On Dealing With Drought

AP | March 21, 2016 7:13 a.m. | Washington

President Barack Obama on Monday directed the federal government to come up with a less reactionary and more long-term strategy for dealing with drought.