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News Roundtable: June 7, 2013

June 7, 2013 7:06 p.m.

It's Friday, so it's time for the news roundtable, our chance to review the big news of the week with a panel of journalists, editors and news watchers. This week, our discussion topics include:

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News Roundtable: August 16, 2013

Aug. 16, 2013 7:15 p.m.

It's Friday, so it's time for the news roundtable, our chance to review the big news of the week with a panel of journalists, editors and news watchers. This week, our discussion topics include:

  • The police killings in Egypt, and the U.S. response.
  • The Rose Garden getting a corporate rebranding.
  • The election of Art Robinson as the new chair of the Oregon Republican Party.

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News Roundtable: May 24, 2013

May 24, 2013 7:06 p.m.

Editor's Note: This show will be broadcast live on OPB Plus as well as OPB Radio.
It's Friday, and so it's time for the news roundtable, our chance to review the big news of the week with a panel of journalists, editors and news watchers. This week we are discussing:

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Special Election Results

May 22, 2013 7:06 p.m.

The most high-profile ballot item in this week's special election is no doubt Portland's vote on fluoride, which has been garnering national attention. But there are other important issues on ballots across the state. Lane, Josephine, and Curry counties are all considering tax hikes to increase funding for law enforcement. Residents of Clackamas County are voting on a measure that could complicate TriMet's Portland-Milwaukie light-rail line. And ten districts across the state are asking voters to increase school funding.

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News Roundtable: May 31, 2013

May 31, 2013 7:06 p.m.

It's Friday, so it's time for the news roundtable, our chance to review the big news of the week with a panel of journalists, editors and news watchers. This week we are discussing:

  • The discovery of GMO wheat in Oregon
  • The arrest of an Albany high school student accused of planning to attack his school
  • Speculation about bureau assignments in Portland city government
  • Michele Bachmann's announcement that she will not seek re-election
  • President Obama's decision to nominate Republican James Comey to be the next FBI director

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Regional Election Results

Nov. 6, 2013 8:06 p.m.

We check in with reporters from around the Northwest to discuss results from the November 5th elections.

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Clackamas County Check-In

April 1, 2013 7:40 p.m.

Clackamas County bucked national trends last November with strong conservative support at the ballot box. We'll check in on some of the major changes in Clackamas County since last year's election including:

  • What Measure 3-401 means for current and future rail projects in the county. The measure requires the county to get voter approval for funding rail lines.
  • The ouster of the county's head administrator by newly elected commissioners John Ludlow and Tootie Smith
  • Corruption and in-fighting on the Clackamas River Water board

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Suzanne Gallagher Is The New Oregon GOP Chair

Feb. 4, 2013 8:06 p.m.

Update Feb. 2: The central committee's votes have been tallied and Suzanne Gallagher will become the new Oregon Republican Party chair. The Oregon Republican Party will elect new officers, including a new party chair, at its biennial organizational meeting in Salem on Feb. 2. The new chair is expected to change the direction of the party in hopes of breaking a decade-long losing streak in statewide elections. We parsed the candidate pool with political analyst Jim Moore on Think Out Loud Jan. 29.

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News Roundtable: November 8, 2013

Nov. 8, 2013 8:06 p.m.

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

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News Roundtable: November 1, 2013

Nov. 1, 2013 7:06 p.m.

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

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Communities | Environment

Most Northwest Residents Say They Want Labeling For Genetically Modified Food

July 7, 2014 8 a.m.

Oregon voters will likely decide in November whether the state should require the labeling of genetically engineered foods.

Election | Technology | Nation

Obama Orders Sweeping Review Of International Hacking Tied To U.S. Elections

Dec. 9, 2016 8:37 p.m.

Lisa Monaco, a White House homeland security adviser, says the president has directed the intelligence community to look into malicious cyber activity during the 2016 election.

Election | World

Scotland's One-Woman Rubbish Party Wins Seat In Local Elections

May 5, 2017 7 p.m.

British publications were keen to point out that the "bin-focused party" won as many seats — one — in Thursday's local elections as the right-wing UK Independence Party.

Politics | local | News

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Drops Re-Election Bid Amid Sex Abuse Claims

May 9, 2017 5:58 p.m.

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Tuesday dropped his re-election bid for a second term after four men claimed he sexually abused them when they were teenagers, claims vehemently denied by Murray as an anti-gay political conspiracy aimed at derailing his campaign.

Election | Politics | local | News | Elections

Will Oregon Join States Trying To Change Presidential Election System?

Nov. 15, 2016 3 a.m.

Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney has played the key role in blocking legislation that would revamp the U.S. system of choosing the U.S. president. 

World

Opposition Parties In Venezuela Prepare For Elections, Hoping They Will Come

April 8, 2017 2:42 p.m.

Venezuela's ruling party is threatened by an opposition fueled by an economic crisis and related public anger over fuel and food shortages. It's kept power in part by stalling all manner of elections.

Election

Election May 21: Think Out Loud Coverage

May 14, 2013 6:10 p.m.

Think Out Loud takes a look at some of the issues facing voters on May 21.

Election | World

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Wins Re-Election

May 20, 2017 1:51 p.m.

In early counts, voters chose the reform-minded president by about 20 percent over his main conservative challenger, signaling a wish to continue Rouhani's goal of greater openness with the world.

Politics | local | News

Oregon Latino Rights Group Lays Out 2013 Goals

Jan. 15, 2013 11:08 p.m.

Oregon’s leading Latino rights organization is laying out its goals for the coming year. CAUSA has been working to see undocumented workers qualify for Oregon drivers' licenses and in-state college tuition.

local

Tolls Still A Hot Issue Six Months After Vancouver Election

Aug. 18, 2010 5:15 p.m.

Many people say Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt got that post in part because of his opposition to tolls on the proposed new 1-5 bridge. But Leavitt's position has changed.

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