Who deserves a pedestal more, Jason Lee or Mark Hatfield?
The Oregon Legislature wants to send the late Mark O. Hatfield back to Washington.
A bill with 36
sponsors would mount a full-size bronze of the debonair and determined
Republican statesman in t
When former Oregon Sen. Mark Hatfield died Aug. 7, obituaries, tributes and essays rolled in from all over the country discussing his long political career—including WW’s analysis of his impact on Oregon. But Hatfield—a former governor who served 30 years in the Senate, longer than any Oregonian—hasn’t yet received a formal, public farewell. This Saturday, Sept. 24, Hatfield will be honored ...
Mark Hatfield, former U.S. Senator, Governor, Secretary of State and the class act of Oregon politics for more than 40 years, died today after a long illness. He was 89 and had returned to Oregon after several months of hospitalization at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.The dean of moderate Republicans, Hatfield fused deep Baptist beliefs with a knack for retail politics ...