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The next Republican panic: Gubernatorial races

“Republicans concede that a handful of once-competitive battlegrounds are nearly out of reach for them in 2018,” reports Politico’s Gabriel Debenedetti and Daniel Strauss.

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How dirty media brought down Oregon’s governor and his activist fiancée

Documentary filmmaker and activist John de Graaf explains how political enemies of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber helped bring about his downfall, which culminated in his resignation earlier this month.

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Kate Brown shows Capitol camaraderie as she assumes Oregon governor’s office

The Oregonian‘s Jeff Mapes reports on Kate Brown’s first few hours as the newly-sworn in Governor of Oregon.