Watch the Video: DeFazio to Obama on Larry Summers Leaving


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U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) has never been a fan of President Obama's economic team. In fact he's called for all of them to be fired. So DeFazio enjoyed a bit of grave-dancing this week on the House floor after Larry Summers, Obama's chief economic adviser, announced his departure. DeFazio says he only hopes Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is next. We're sure Summers will enjoy his ...   More
 
Friday, September 24, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Obama Minus 10: Program of President's Appearance For Kitzhaber Includes Some Interesting Names


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Former Gov. John Kitzhaber's spokeswoman Jillian Schoene says the crowd on hand for President Obama at the Oregon Convention Center has already exceeded 7,000, with a line still snaking down Martin Luther King Boulevard outside. The program for Obama's scheduled 6 pm speech includes some interesting names beyond Kitzhaber, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee: Oregon Bus Project founder Rep. ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Obama: Republicans Drove the Car into a Ditch and Dems, Kitzhaber Can Pull it Out


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A good speaker knows his audience. So when President Obama led off his nearly 35-minute speech Wednesday night at the Oregon Convention Center by noting his best friend from high school lives in Eugene and is a "big Ducks fan" and his brother-in-law, Craig Robinson, coaches the Oregon State Beavers men's basketball team, he pretty much owned the crowd that had already greeted him like a rock star. "I've ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Obama Visit: Mayor Adams Was 'In the Motorcade'


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Like other elected officials, Mayor Sam Adams makes his calendar available to reporters and members of the public. This entry for yesterday's presidential visit seemed to indicate Adams would be part of the contingent greeting President Obama as he arrived in Portland to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Kitzahaber. But people at the airport did not see Adams among those ...   More
 
Thursday, October 21, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

See the List: Who Paid $10,000 for a Grip and Grin with Obama in Portland


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During President Obama's stop Wednesday night in Portland to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Kitzhaber, Obama attended a $10,000-per-person fundraiser at the Oregon Convention Center before his public speech. Here is a list of those who attended the fundraiser, the proceeds of which will partially go to offsetting some costs of Obama's visit and some of which will go to the ...   More
 
Friday, October 22, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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