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Oregon Governor Walks Out Of Interview Over Questions About State's Health Care Website

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

KATU News' exclusive one-on-one interview with Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber ended abruptly Thursday when the station's interviewer asked about probl...

Oregon Couple Accused Of Leaving Meth As A Tip

The Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

With a majority of Americans now favoring the legalization of marijuana, some restaurant diners have started to treat drugs a bit too casually in publ...

'The Notion Is Unbearable': Oregon Teachers (And One Marine) On Putting More Guns In Schools

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

Last week's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., renewed calls for stricter gun laws, but it's also spurred a wave of advocates from t...

States Look To Arm Who?

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

State lawmakers across the country are in the process of introducing legislation to allow the arming of teachers, in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elemen...

John Celock

Dems Celebrate Statehouse Gains Over Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Democrats are celebrating gains in state legislatures around the country -- including capturing control of eight chambers -- two years after a Republi...

Portland Mayoral Candidate Faces Questions About Assault Charge

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

The campaign of Portland mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith continues to deal with questions after reports earlier this month that he was charged with...

Who Cares About Empowering Voters? Portland's Bus Project

Washington Spectator | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Washington Spectator

Lost in the coverage of the national campaign to exclude citizens from the polls is the work of organizations expanding the franchise. Oregon's Bus Project has been at it for 10 years, registering voters, knocking on doors, and successfully lobbying the Oregon Legislature.