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For $500, Oregon Turns Over Voter Data To Voter Fraud Commission

OPB | Sept. 11, 2017 11:36 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson, complying with state law, has turned over a database of state voter information to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity after the federal government paid a $500 fee.

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Tacoma Detention Center | Election Reform | Transit Security

OPB | July 26, 2017 noon | Portland

We hear about conditions for women in a Tacoma immigration detention facility, a conference on election reform, and why bus riders want fewer armed transit police officers.

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Sanders Promoting New Blood In Democrats But Impact Unclear

AP | April 20, 2017 11:56 a.m.

Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party.

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Trump Rejects Intel Briefings As Top GOP Lawmakers Vow Probe Of Russia Hacking

AP | Dec. 11, 2016 10:33 a.m. | Washington

Key congressional Republicans joined Democrats in demanding a bipartisan investigation into the Kremlin's activities and questioned consideration of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson — who has close business ties with Moscow — as head of the State Department.

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Student Protest | Economic Check In | Young Voters

OPB | Nov. 22, 2016 noon

We get different perspectives on a student protest in Portland, check in on the state's unemployment rate, and hear from first-time voters about their response to the election.

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News Roundtable | Post-Election Bullying In Schools | Orange Line

OPB | Nov. 18, 2016 noon

Our news roundtable analyzes some of the week's big news. We hear about how Oregon schools are addressing post-election bullying and racism. And we discover how well a new light rail line in the Portland area is — or is not — easing congestion.

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Vice President-Elect Mike Pence Set To Govern At Trump's Side

NPR | Nov. 16, 2016 7:31 a.m.

President-elect Donald Trump has made clear that his future vice president will have a major role in governing.

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Bernie Sanders Calls For 'Fundamental Reassessment' Of Democratic Party

NPR | Nov. 15, 2016 5:10 a.m.

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Sen. Bernie Sanders about his new book, Our Revolution, which outlines his programs to combat inequality, discrimination and lack of opportunity in the U.S.

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Oregon Senators Call Trump Strategist A 'White Nationalist'

OPB | Nov. 14, 2016 6:15 p.m.

Oregon’s two U.S. senators have condemned President-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of a key member to his incoming administration: former Breitbart News CEO Steve Bannon as chief strategist.

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Rural Voters Played A Big Part In Helping Trump Defeat Clinton

NPR | Nov. 14, 2016 8:06 a.m.

While Republicans have held relatively steady since 2008 with urban and suburban voters, they have made considerable gains in rural America.

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Women Rush To Get Long-Acting Birth Control After Trump Wins

NPR | Nov. 14, 2016 7:59 a.m.

Birth control may be harder to get under the Trump administration, but not right away.

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After 4 Decades Of Breaking Molds, Clinton Failed To Shatter The Ultimate Ceiling

NPR | Nov. 13, 2016 8:24 a.m.

After 40 conflict-filled years in public life, Hillary Clinton's political career ended after failing to shatter that highest, hardest glass ceiling.

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Portland Protests | Imagining A President Trump | Portland Zoning Changes

OPB | Nov. 14, 2016 noon

We talk to a leader of some of the protests this weekend and about how some African-Americans are envisioning life under President Trump. We also look at how the Portland city council is thinking of changing the city's zoning.

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'I Take This Very Personally': Washington Voters React To Trump's Victory

Northwest News Network | Nov. 9, 2016 11:30 a.m.

At the Trump victory party in Spokane Valley, Washington, Republicans said they were looking for a candidate who could bring jobs to eastern Washington and the rest of the nation.

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President Obama Speaks On Trump Win, Clinton Loss

NPR | Nov. 9, 2016 9 a.m.

President Obama spoke on Wednesday, a day after the candidate he hoped would carry on his legacy suffered a devastating blow to Donald Trump.

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4 Things To Know About Election Night

OPB | Nov. 9, 2016 5:30 a.m.

The presidency wasn't the only major turning point that happened on election night.

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As 'Blue Wall' Shows Signs Of Strain, Here Are Battlegrounds To Watch For

NPR | Nov. 8, 2016 8:46 p.m.

To win, Hillary Clinton needs to keep states carried by President Obama. But early results show Trump is over-performing in the industrial north.

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Bend Voters Decide On New City Council

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 7 p.m. | Bend, Oregon

Bend voters had to decide on a lot on their ballot this November, including four of the seven seats on the City Council.

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Live: National Coverage Of Election Night 2016

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 8:45 a.m.

Follow along with our live coverage for the latest on news from around the country on Election Day 2016.

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Where Do I Drop Off My Ballot In Oregon?

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 4 a.m. | Portland

It's not too late for registered voters in Oregon to cast their ballots for this year's election, but it's getting close to the end.