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Oct 11, 2010 at 11:53 AM
With voters scared about the economy and sour on incumbents, Oregon Democrats are at risk of losing their supermajority in the state Legislature. Republicans say the political climate favors their candidates and issues.
Dec 1, 2008 at 12:38 PM
Judge Janice Wilson spent more than two hours unraveling what she called Bill Sizemore's web of lies, ultimately ordering the Oregon political figure jailed after finding him in contempt of a previous court injunction.
Nov 10, 2008 at 11:33 AM
Conservative Nevada millionaire Loren Parks found a new Oregon politician to favor with his fortune: Lane County's Rick Dancer. A political action committee almost exclusively bankrolled by Parks paid for $185,672 in TV advertising for Dancer's campaign.
Oct 19, 2008 at 3:55 PM
A pair of crime measures on the November ballot offer voters a choice between mandatory sentencing or expanded drug treatment programs to get more burglars and dealers off the streets.
Sep 3, 2008 at 5:08 PM
Children of immigrants might soon have to learn English faster if Oregon voters approve a ballot measure in November to limit the amount of time students can spend in English-as-a-second-language classes.
Jul 3, 2008 at 9:51 PM
Oregonians could be voting on 10 ballot measures in November, and a handful of legislative referrals, on topics from federal taxation and bilingual education.
Apr 3, 2008 at 7:57 PM
Republican Kevin Mannix raised nearly $110,000 from 600 individual donors statewide in just a few weeks after launching his campaign for Congress, his campaign said Thursday.
Feb 9, 2008 at 12:49 PM
Kevin Mannix, a former state lawmaker who has demonstrated an ability over the years to stir the pot on crime and social issues, is weighing a possible run for Oregon attorney general or for a congressional seat.
Nov 29, 2007 at 3:52 PM
The Oregon Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers-Oregon accuse Sizemore of illegally hiding assets in the name of his wife, Cindy.
Sep 11, 2007 at 8:44 AM
Most of the petitions are from Bill Sizemore, the state's most prolific initiative author. He has already turned in hundreds of thousands of signatures for several of his proposals.