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Brown Picks Up Big Donations From Gun Control Group, Democratic PAC

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Everytown For Gun Safety makes $250,000 donation to Brown re-election campaign after she signs measures tightening state's firearms laws.

Deputy AG Rosenstein To Meet Trump Thursday As Job Hangs In Balance

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President Donald Trump will meet later this week with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the White House said Monday amid indications that Rosenstein was about to lose his job.

Oregon Capitol's Flowering Cherry Trees May Come Down

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State officials say the trees’ roots might be causing damage to the roof of the underground parking structure below. If so, the trees will need to be removed.

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High-Skilled Immigrants Call Out The Trump Administration's 'Hypocrisy'

The White House says it wants an immigration system that prioritizes high-skilled workers. But critics say the administration is making it harder for those immigrants to live and work here.

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In New Approach, Metro Leaders Ask Voters For $652 Million Housing Bond

Leaders of the Portland area's regional government want voters to OK a $652 million bond measure — and a more proactive regional approach to housing. 

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Kavanaugh Denies Fresh Harassment Allegations From College Classmate

A college classmate of Kavanaugh's says he acted inappropriately during a drunken party 35 years ago. Kavanaugh, who's currently a federal appeals judge, denies the allegations.

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Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday

Attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford reached an agreement with committee staff on Sunday after days of negotiations over the conditions and details of her appearance.

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Lawyers For Christine Blasey Ford Say She Will Testify Before Senate Committee

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were in high school, has agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, her attorneys said on Saturday.

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Oregon Ed Board Draws Criticism, Defense For Loosening Instruction Time Rules

As candidates for Oregon governor pledge extending the state's short school year, the State Board of Education approved exemptions for certain high schoolers from existing time requirements.

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'OPB Politics Now: A Council Race, A Clean Energy Tax And A Housing Measure

OPB's senior political reporter Jeff Mapes is joined by OPB news director Anna Griffin and reporters Ericka Cruz Guevarra and Amelia Templeton.

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Oregon Public Workers Want Unions To Reimburse Them For Years Of Forced Payments

A new class-action lawsuit is the latest attempt by foes of public employee unions to reduce their political influence. 

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Trump Abandons Restraint, Calls Out Kavanaugh's Accuser

President Donald Trump challenged the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault by name Friday, saying that if the alleged attack was that "bad" then she would have filed charges.