Senate Republicans staged another walkout in the Oregon Legislature this week. And things quickly turned tense.

Senate President Peter Courtney, D-Salem, is vowing to fine Republican senators who walked off the job and he’s getting Gov. Kate Brown’s help to send out the state police to round up the errant lawmakers. 

And one Republican senator warned that the state police better send bachelors because he won’t be taken into custody.

In this week’s episode, OPB political reporters Jeff Mapes, Lauren Dake and Dirk VanderHart discuss the drama — and the politics — behind the walkout.

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