OPB's First Look newsletter
Sources say Rep. Mike Nearman, R-Independence, was shown on video surveillance footage exiting the Capitol on Dec. 21. Demonstrators gained access directly afterward, setting up a showdown.
The Oregon legislature met in a special one-day session this week. On paper, it was a remarkably smooth day of lawmaking. But in person, it said some worrisome things about what 2021 could bring.