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Florida Democrats choose Rep. Crist to challenge DeSantis

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Florida, putting him in position to challenge Gov. Ron DeSantis this fall in a campaign that the Republican incumbent is eyeing as the first step toward a potential White House run.






Sun glints off the pioneer atop the Oregon Capitol building in Salem, Ore., Saturday, June 29, 2019. Republican senators returned to the Capitol after a nine-day walkout in order to finish Senate business before the June 30 deadline.

Oregonians to vote on lawmaker walkouts

A measure to prevent legislative walkouts has qualified for the Oregon ballot, after supporters submitted their signatures in late May, well ahead of the Friday, July 8 deadline. OPB political reporter Dirk VanderHart joins us to tell us more about this measure and a gun safety measure which could also be headed to the Oregon ballot.



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