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Five tasks for Portland’s toughest commissioner before he retires from City Hall.
Love him or hate him, Portland will be a more boring place without City Commissioner Randy Leonard.
face would turn scarlet at the comparison, but in his nine-plus years
on the City Cou
Last weekend, D.C.-based Campaign & Elections magazine held its annual Reed Awards dinner to honor the best work done by political consultants in the 2010 mid-term elections. And a campaign commercial for U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) was recognized as the best TV spot for a Democratic congressional candidate. DeFazio, a 13-term representative who's the dean of Oregon's House delegation, ...
Why does a liberal Oregon Democrat want to crack down on illegal immigrants?
Advocates for undocumented immigrants accuse U.S. Rep.
Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) of trying to drive illegal workers further
underground with a new bill that would require employers to check
The Bus Project, the Oregon non-profit that has registered young voters, thrown great parties and acted as a springboard for a number of progressive politicians—has a new leader. She's Caitlin Baggott, who's worked at the Bus for a number of years, most recently as its strategic director and leader of the group's leadership training program.Given that background, her ascension isn't much of ...
Okay! Now that we're about to actually see Sarah Palin in a national debate for the first (and, we hope, last) time, it seems like the best possible moment to haul out all the Palin-related weirdness we've been sitting on for the last month. She's a liar: Rolling Stone rounds up the top 10, but there are many more . She's got skills: She'll win the talent and swimsuit contests handily. [youtube ...