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1 hr ago | Daily Kos
Juan Williams from The Hill wrote an excellent piece about one of our favorite Senators, Jeff Merkley , naming him as 2013's top political player on Capitol Hill: The junior senator from the Beaver State showed a lot of political bite, in the form of persistence, and has become a left-wing hero as a result.
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3 hrs ago | The Oregonian
Elemental Technologies chief executive Sam Blackman outlines the Portland company's success during the Oregon Leadership Summit on Monday at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.
State Rep. Dennis Richardson, R-Central Point, believes Oregon Insurance Commissioner Laura Cali went beyond her legal authority in allowing insurance companies to extend the canceled plans that did not meet the minimum standards set by the Affordable Care Act.
Have you heard? Our government is negotiating a pact with Afghanistan that could keep U.S. soldiers on the ground there through 2024.
In American, 99 percent of sexually active women have used a form of contraception at some point in their lives.
Early days in the race for the U.S. Senate in Oregon, but two of the Republicans in the race showed divergent approaches in taking on incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley this week.
Gov. John Kitzhaber and representatives of the Obama administration have signed an agreement for sharing scarce water in the Upper Klamath Basin, where irrigation was shut off to ranchers last summer after the Klamath Tribes exercised newly awarded water rights to protect fish.
Bend resident Craig Wilhelm served in the Army in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now he's entering a new, quite different field of combat: politics.
Jo Rae Perkins, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, is an unabashed conservative but she believes she has what it takes to help break gridlock in Washington, D.C. Perkins, who is from Albany, pointed out one of her biggest supporters is a lifelong Democrat, a woman she won over during a face-to-face discussion earlier this year.
Southwest Portland residents opposed to the sale of Water Bureau property to a developer are raising funds to hire an attorney.
PORTLAND, Ore. A building on Northwest Hoyt Street will likely become the new indoor destination for a controversial Portland homeless camp known as Right 2 Dream Too, according to Dana Haynes, director of communications for Mayor Charlie Hales.
Sen. Jeff Merkley's office has snatched victory from the jaws of defeat for one small music promotion business in Portland struggling to bring a prestigious "Gypsy jazz" guitarist on a Northwest tour.
A task force made up of ranchers, the Klamath Tribes and others is wrapping up work on recommendations to end decades of conflicts over water in the Upper Klamath Basin.
The deadline for proposals on the future of Eugene Civic Stadium is Tuesday, December 3. The Eugene 4J School District, which owns the historic wooden stadium and the property it sits on, will have a committee review all of the proposals and report back to the board of trustees.
Hmmm, so far today we've seen that Third Way op-ed in the Wall Street Journal and Sen. Chuck Schumer's comparing us to the teabaggers.