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News Roundtable: May 9, 2014

It’s Friday and that means it’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

This week our discussion topics include:

  • Results of a new OPB poll measuring Oregonians’ attitudes about the governor’s race, same-sex marriage, marijuana legalization and other issues
  • A new White House report on climate change
  • The GOP push for a new investigation into the attack in 2012 Benghazi and alleged abuse of power by the IRS

What stories have you been following this week?


  • Barbara Dudley: Adjunct assistant professor at Portland State University and senior policy adviser for the Oregon Working Families Party
  • Stephen Griffith: Retired partner at Stoel Rives
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