U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., blames Republican leadership for putting a freeze on her bipartisan health care plan.
A recent presidential tweet called Flake "WEAK" and "toxic." Flake says Trump and his supporters "have given into the politics of anger."
Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden is blocking a bill that would require social media and online sites like Google, Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity.
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Top Stories: OPB, City Club Of Portland Host Gubernatorial Debate; Oregon First Lady Admits To Sham MarriageOPB | Oct. 10, 2014 7:45 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Friday, Oct. 10: OPB and the City Club of Portland will host a gubernatorial debate between Gov. John Kitzhaber and Rep. Dennis Richardson at noon; Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes admitted to a sham marriage to an Ethiopian immigrant; Sen. Jeff Merkley's campaign claims to have reached a fundraising record in Oregon politics; and more.
local | News | Politics | OPB News BlogOPB | Oct. 6, 2014 12:16 p.m. | Portland
A number of high-profile politicians are making their way to Oregon this month in support of senate candidates, Sen. Jeff Merkley and Republican challenger Monica Wehby.
local | News | Politics | OPB News BlogOPB | Oct. 1, 2014 3:15 p.m. | Portland
U.S. Senate candidate Monica Wehby is using one year since Cover Oregon's launch as reason to celebrate the exchange's many flaws.
local | News | Politics | OPB News BlogOPB | Sept. 30, 2014 11:51 a.m. | Portland
Republican senate candidate Monica Wehby's apparent plagiarism has become ammo for Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley's campaign.
local | News | Politics | OPB News BlogOPB | Sept. 26, 2014 12:30 p.m. | Portland
The Oregonian reports that a key debate between U.S. Senate candidates has been canceled after Republican candidate Monica Wehby refused to participate.
local | News | Politics | OPB News BlogOPB | Sept. 25, 2014 8:30 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Thursday, Sept. 25: Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. John McCain are expected to make appearances in Oregon; the campaign opposing marijuana legalization, No on 91, received its first campaign donation; Jefferson County is moving forward with plans to build a new courthouse; and more.
local | News | Politics | OPB News BlogOPB | June 6, 2014 11:23 a.m. | Portland
The 2014 primary election voter turnout was pretty low by Oregon standards, falling unofficially around 35 percent. So while that 65 percent who tossed their ballots in the recycling bin (or *gasp* the trash) will remain nameless, there’s one Oregon voter that stands out: Dr. Monica Wehby.