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Knute Buehler Runs To Succeed Greg Walden In Congress


He becomes the highest-profile candidate in a crowded GOP field. 

Portland Commissioner Nick Fish Says Stomach Cancer Has Become 'More Complicated'


Fish posted a health update to his city website Tuesday, saying doctors at Oregon Health & Science University informed him last week that his condition has become “more complicated.”

Portland Mayoral Candidate Sarah Iannarone Challenges Ted Wheeler To Debate


Portland mayoral candidate Sarah Iannarone is heating up the race to be the city’s next leader with a challenge to incumbent Mayor Ted Wheeler.

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Child Advocacy Group Asks To Include All Oregon Foster Children In Class Action Suit

In order for a judge to grant the motion, the group must prove the problems plaguing the state’s Department of Human Services are systemic, and not limited to any one plaintiff.

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House Democrats Unveil 2 Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Trump on Tuesday morning, charging him with abuse of power in the Ukraine affair and obstruction of Congress.

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Oregon Faith Leaders Announce Initiative Petition To Regulate Some Firearms

A group of Oregon faith leaders, filed an initiative petition with the Secretary of State on Monday hoping to get new gun laws on the November ballot.

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Time Running Out For Wheeler To Deliver On Portland Homeless Crisis Promises

Mayor Ted Wheeler pledged that under his watch, every person sleeping on Portland’s streets would have the option of heading inside. Three years later, he has not kept that promise. 

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DOJ IG Finds No Evidence Of Bias In Russia Inquiry But Problems In Page Surveillance

Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report about on Russia investigation found no evidence politics improperly influenced the probe but enumerated many problems with the Carter Page FISA application.

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The Supreme Court May Dismiss A Gun Case, But Others Wait In The Wings

If the court does dismiss the case, gun control advocates would take a short breath. However, many of those same advocates will likely soon be back in the exact same place.

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Democratic Impeachment Counsel Calls Trump A 'Clear And Present Danger'

The House Judiciary is holding a hearing on the findings of the impeachment inquiry, with attorneys for both parties. Chairman Jerry Nadler said at the start that the president "has broken his oath."

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Oregon Senators Support Revoking Wounded Knee Massacre Medals

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon talks about legislation to revoke medals of honor given to U.S. soldiers after the Wounded Knee massacre. 

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler's Campaign Manager Leaving For Nike Job

Manager Jennifer Arguinzoni, a longtime Wheeler aide, said she will be leaving the campaign Dec. 31 to join Nike’s global sustainability team.  

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'OPB Politics Now': Tobacco, Vaping Tax And Another Failed Recall Effort

In this episode of 'OPB Politics Now,' OPB news director Anna Griffin and OPB politics reporters Dirk VanderHart and Jeff Mapes discuss  what could be the most costly measure on your 2020 Oregon ballot.