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Jay Inslee's Trump Blasts Are A Warm-Up For 2018

Northwest News Network | July 9, 2017 10:45 a.m. | Olympia, Washington

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has emerged as a fierce critic of President Donald Trump. The Democrat has hit the cable news circuit and blasted the president over immigration, health care, climate change.

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'OPB Politics Now': A Tale Of 2 Revenue Forecasts

OPB | May 18, 2017 3:37 p.m.

We talk about what motivated voters who weighed in on school bonds across Oregon, and why lawmakers have such different interpretations of the quarterly revenue forecast.

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Secret Republican Senate Talks Shaping Health Care Legislation

NPR | May 15, 2017 10:41 a.m.

A group of 13 Republican senators are leading the negotiations to craft a new bill to repeal and replace most of the Affordable Care Act. Senators plan to vote by the August recess.

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'I Will Be Fine,' Comey Reportedly Tells FBI Agents In Farewell Letter

NPR | May 11, 2017 5:09 a.m.

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pointed to Democrats' constant criticism of the now-fired FBI leader, in defending the decision. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said the timing raises serious concerns.

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Elections To Replace Some Trump Cabinet Picks Looking Tighter Than Anticipated

NPR | April 10, 2017 6:12 a.m.

Races in Georgia and Kansas to replace GOP lawmakers who joined the Trump administration are surprising activists, pundits and both political parties in an unsettled political environment.

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Democrats Eye Georgia Special Election To Test 2018 Messages

NPR | March 15, 2017 5:52 a.m.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is upping its commitment in the to the suburban Georgia district, funding three focus groups to test anti-Trump messages ahead of next year's midterms.

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Sanders Says He'll Vote For Clinton, But No Endorsement Yet

AP | June 24, 2016 7:06 a.m.

Bernie Sanders said Friday he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president, stopping short of a full endorsement of his Democratic presidential rival more than a week after the final primary contests.

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Presidential Campaigns Target Oregon Ahead Of Primary

OPB | April 6, 2016 9:30 p.m.

Bernie Sanders’ growing campaign network opened another office Wednesday. Sanders now has four campaign offices in Oregon and hundreds of volunteers. 

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Bernie Sanders Opens 1st Oregon Campaign Office In Eugene

The Register-Guard | April 4, 2016 9:15 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon

 The campaign office, at 2809 Friendly St., used to be home to the College Crest Wesleyan Church. Charlotte Brandt, co-chair of the Lane County for Bernie Sanders’ tabling committee, said the pews from the church were sold and picked up just last week.

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Watch: Portland Mayoral Candidates Debate On Think Out Loud

OPB | March 24, 2016 8:06 a.m.

Think Out Loud hosted a conversation among six candidates vying to be the next mayor of Portland.

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GOP Video Mines Cover Oregon's Troubles For Political Traction

OPB | June 19, 2014 1:17 p.m. | Portland

At first, Oregonians had to laugh with the rest of the nation over the many, many jokes made about Cover Oregon’s epic meltdown. But now, a political action committee for the House Republicans has a new campaign that seeks to make some political hay over the failed health care exchange by pointing the finger at state Democrats.