The fire brought together a run of show that included local, state and federal leaders talking about the lessons that can be learned from the fire burning in the Columbia River Gorge.
Democrats not only intend to challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, they’re lining up to do it.
Local representatives of Congressman Greg Walden insist the vast majority of people with pre-existing conditions wouldn’t see changes to their coverage.
The Republican congressman promised to protect people with pre-existing conditions from higher insurance rates, but critics say the new health care bill won't guarantee those protections.
Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden says new Republican health care bill is “sabotage.”
Oregon officials and senior advocates say the sweeping changes to Medicaid could someday affect middle-class seniors who never thought they would use a program aimed at health care to the poor.
Oregon Rep. Greg Walden says he's close to producing an Obamacare replacement bill, but some Medicaid issues have to be worked out in negotiations with House GOP leaders and the Trump administration.
Both of Oregon's U.S. senators are working to block President Trump's nominees, including his pick for the Supreme Court.