Mayor Ted Wheeler now says he expects to run for re-election despite a comment last month that indicated the opposite was true.
His new comments came as political circles continue to buzz about what Wheeler muttered in the presence of a reporter for The Oregonian — that he “can’t wait” for his term as mayor to end in two years.
Though Wheeler has since dismissed the comment as stemming from momentary frustration, it has triggered continued speculation. What does this mean for Wheeler’s agenda and the city of Portland? Who may line up to replace him?
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