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2 hrs ago | SFGate

Ranchers, Klamath tribes sign deal to share water

Members of the Klamath Tribes present Gov. John Kitzhaber with a blanket Friday, April 18, 2014, outside Chiloquin, Ore., during signing ceremonies for a water agreement between the tribes and cattle ranchers.

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Related Topix: Klamath, CA, US Governors, John Kitzhaber, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

9 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

Ranchers and Indians sign agreement to share water

Cattle ranchers and Indian tribes who long fought over scarce water in Oregon's Upper Klamath Basin have signed an agreement to share access to rivers and cooperate on restoring habitat for endangered fish the tribes hold sacred.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

16 hrs ago | CNN

First on CNN: Memo says GOP competitive in five more Senate races

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, a group tasked with getting Republicans elected to the Senate, believes Republicans have expanded the 2014 playing field with five more contested races as the GOP seeks to retake control of the chamber.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia, Senator Al Franken, Virginia Government

Thu Apr 17, 2014

OregonLive.com

Oregon's 'most intriguing' list narrows: Check readers' Final 4, vote here for semifinals

Clockwise from left: Sen. Betsy Johnson, Nike co-founder Phil Knight, GOP strategist Elaine Franklin and Republican Senate candidate Monica Wehby.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Wyden, Scappoose, OR

KGW-TV Portland

Report: Oracle blames state for Cover Oregon flaws

Cover Oregon's technology contractor Oracle Corp. claimed the state misled the public about who was at fault for Oregon's failed online health insurance exchange, according to a newspaper report.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon Government, Startups, Oracle Corporation

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Oregonian

Timber baron Andrew Miller says he didn't tell Monica Wehby about his ads attacking Jason Conger

Portland pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby and Rep. Jason Conger of Bend are the major contenders for the Republican nomination to oppose Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon

The Spokesman-Review

Brooklyn man running for Senate in Idaho, Oregon and Alaska - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - A Brooklyn, N.Y. attorney who's never been to Idaho is not only running again for a U.S. Senate seat from the state, after doing the same four years ago - he's also running for Senate seats in Alaska and Oregon this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mike Crapo, Senator Jim Risch, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

The Hill

Neurosurgeon Senate candidate: 'Not brain surgery' O-Care is bad

Oregon GOP Senate candidate Monica Wehby announced her first TV ad Wednesday, building off her job as a neurosurgeon by saying, "It's not brain surgery.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Willamette Week

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On his blog, Oregon Oracle, Bruce McCain, a former top Multnomah County sheriff's official, tracks down a new federal political action committee formed to oppose state Rep. Jason Conger , who is running against Portland pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Monica Wehby.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Multnomah County, OR

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KBND-AM Bend

Monica Wehby Defends Herself Against Charges She's the Washington Establishment Candidate

A recent poll found that her opponent, state lawmaker Jason Conger actually would have a better showing in a contest against incumbent Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley than Wehby.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

OregonLive.com

Sen. Jeff Merkley reports another $1 million quarter in fundraising for Oregon re-election

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., raised just over $1 million in the first quarter of the year and now has $3.6 million in cash on hand for his re-election effort, his campaign announced Monday.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Oregon

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Weekly Standard

Lively Senate Race in Oregon

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican

Sat Apr 12, 2014

OregonLive.com

Guest worker bill would hurt Americans: Guest opinion

For decades, the Democratic Party has styled itself the champion of working Americans.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Oregon, Representative Kurt Schrader, Oregon Government, Opinion

OregonLive.com

Marijuana spurs heroin; Oregon politician contest; Monsanto fights Jackson County GMO measure: Top 10 stories in Oregon politics

The Washington Post offer's a grim look at how Mexican drug cartels are shifting their business strategies away from marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, Marijuana, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Oregon, Jackson County, OR

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Oregon's GOP Senate Race Suddenly Gets Lively

Monica Wehby is a pediatric brain surgeon running for the Republican Senate nomination in Oregon.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Post and Courier

The jobless entitlement

The American economy hit an encouraging milestone last month: The private sector has finally regained all of the jobs it lost during the Great Recession, according to the U.S. Labor Department.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Social Security, Personal Finance

The Oregonian

'Most intriguing' Oregon politician contest hit by cheaters

We want lots of people to vote in our "most intriguing political figure" contest, but please vote only once.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Oregon, US News

Two Rivers Tribune

Klamath Tribes Negotiate Water Deal With Oregon Ranchers

Farmers and ranchers in the Upper Klamath Basin agreed to restore fish habitat and push for removal of four dams on the Klamath River less than a year after the Klamath Tribes exercised their senior water rights to cutoff irrigation in the area.

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Related Topix: Klamath, CA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Ron Wyden, Klamath-River, CA, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Hoopa, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Free Republic

So much for the GOP Establishment’s “Electability” Argument in Oregon

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how the Beltway GOP Establishment has been pushing a liberal, pro-abortion candidate in the U.S. Senate Primary here in Oregon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Abortion

Statesman Journal

Candidate raises more than $1 million for senate race

Monica Wehby, a first-time candidate looking to defeat Rep. Jason Conger in the May primary and become the GOP challenger this fall for the U.S. Senate seat held by Jeff Merkley, announced Monday that her campaign had passed the $1 million fundraising mark.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Oregon

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