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'OPB Politics Now': Kruse And Kitzhaber Back In The Spotlight


Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned in 2015 amid suspicion that his fiancee used her relationship with him to secure consulting contracts. 

Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned in 2015 amid suspicion that his fiancee used her relationship with him to secure consulting contracts. 

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Oregon State Sen. Jeff Kruse faces explosive new allegations of sexual misconduct. Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has agreed to pay a $1,000 fine for ethics violations surrounding his resignation from office nearly three years ago. And Portland City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly is engaged in an unusual Facebook feud with the local news media.

OPB political reporters Jeff Mapes and Lauren Dake, OPB news editor Anna Griffin and the Oregonian/OregonLive’s editorial page editor Laura Gunderson discuss these three very different stories of Oregon politicians in the news this week.

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