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READ: Gordon Sondland's Opening Statement To Congress

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The U.S. ambassador to the European Union, emerging as a key figure in the House's impeachment inquiry, is speaking with committees behind closed doors on Thursday.

Meet Gordon Sondland, The Ambassador Whose Texts Put Him At The Center Of Ukraine Scandal

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Based on interviews with people who know Sondland, what emerges is a portrait of a man fixated on getting an ambassadorship in Europe and, once in the job, would do what it took to keep it.

Oregon Republican Accuses Democrats Of Creating Hostile Work Environment

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A Republican in the Oregon Senate lodged a handful of formal complaints against his Democratic colleagues for creating a hostile workplace.

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Democrats Say Trump Had A 'Meltdown' In Meeting On Syria

Lawmakers have widely criticized President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, and a White House meeting on the topic devolved into name-calling, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer said.

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Carolyn Long Wins 1st Round Of Fundraising Race Against Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler

New financial disclosure reports indicate another heated congressional race in Southwest Washington between GOP Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and Democratic challenger Carolyn Long.

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High-Profile Democrats To Square Off In Oregon Secretary Of State Race

With the addition of Rep. Jennifer Williamson, the Oregon secretary of state field now includes three Democrats who can run a viable campaign.

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2 Oregon Counties Offer Vote-By-Smartphone To Overseas Voters

Two Oregon counties are offering the opportunity for U.S. military members, their dependents and others living overseas to vote in special elections this November with smartphones.

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Cut To Oregon State Hospital Wait Times Leaves Some Without Mental Health Care

A bill intended to reduce wait time for people stuck in jails to gain admission to the Oregon State Hospital has left some without the mental health treatment they need.

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6 Takeaways From The 4th Democratic Presidential Primary Debate

Elizabeth Warren faced new scrutiny, Pete Buttigieg controlled multiple exchanges, and the potential conflicts of interest of Joe Biden's son got relatively little focus.

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In Democratic Debate, A Fiery Clash Over US Role In Syria

All the candidates oppose President Trump's recent troop withdrawal. But the two military veterans on the stage revealed a lack of consensus over how the U.S. should move forward in the Middle East.

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Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio Wants Transportation Secretary Investigated

Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio wants an investigation into whether Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has conflicts of interest — particularly when it comes to her husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Everything You Need To Know About Tuesday's Democratic Debate

Twelve candidates will take the stage at 5 p.m. PT on Tuesday, Oct. 15. Here is what to expect and how you can follow along.

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Officially Kicks Off Reelection Campaign

Monday’s official kickoff presented Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler with a chance to outline his case for another four years in office.