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Top Oregon Dems Call Harassment Investigation 'Personal Or Political'

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In its most pointed response to date, the Legislature says Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian's complaint against lawmakers is "reckless" and "improper."

CNN Sues Trump, Demanding Return Of Acosta's White House Press Credentials

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CNN is suing the Trump administration, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta's press credentials to cover the White House be returned.

A 3rd Rail No More: Incoming House Democrats Embrace Gun Control

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Dozens of Democratic candidates who ran in competitive suburban House districts this election year bluntly called out the need for more gun control. And many of them won.

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Jamie McLeod-Skinner Mulls 2nd Run For Oregon's 2nd District

“I came to the mic for my concession speech and people were already chanting ‘2020,’” she said in an interview with the East Oregonian on Friday.

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Deaths From Gun Violence: How The US Compares With The Rest Of The World

A new report says the U.S. has the 28th highest rate in the world: 4.43 deaths due to gun violence per 100,000 people in 2017. By contrast, Bangladesh saw 0.07 deaths per 100,000 people.

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Democrats Say Their 1st Bill Will Focus On Strengthening Democracy At Home

The first bill House Democrats' will vote on would establish automatic voter registration, strengthen the Voting Rights Act, limit partisan redistricting and tighten campaign finance laws.

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Women's Role In WWI Underplayed At Armistice Weekend

The role women played in the war was only mentioned in passing as dozens of world leaders gathered in Paris to mark a century since WWI ended.

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In Paris, President Trump Stood Alone

At a weekend commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1, the president who proudly declares himself a "nationalist" stood apart, even on a continent where his brand of populism is on the rise.

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100 Years After End To WWI, World Warned Of Resurging 'Old Demons'

World leaders with the power to make war but a duty to preserve peace solemnly marked the end of World War I's slaughter 100 years ago at commemorations Sunday that drove home the message "never again" but also exposed the globe's new political fault lines.

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10 Notable People Leaving Congress

Thanks to a mix of retirements and defeats on Tuesday, some of the most high-profile lawmakers will soon be exiting Capitol Hill, from Paul Ryan to Beto O'Rourke to Claire McCaskill.

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Kate Brown’s Chance To Make Her Mark On Oregon

Before 8 p.m. Tuesday, the conversation was about whether Kate Brown has a vision. Now, the question is what kind of legacy she might be able to craft as Oregon governor.

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Oregon-Based Group Sues Trump Administration Over Rule Limiting Asylum

A Portland-based legal group is suing the Trump administration over a presidential proclamation barring migrants from seeking asylum if they cross the southern border outside of designated entry points.

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Oregon Sues Trump Administration Over Withheld Federal Dollars

Oregon sued the Trump administration Friday over a requirement the state work with immigration authorities if it wants to receive more than $4 million in federal grants.