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Longtime United States Representative Earl Blumenauer of Oregon to retire in 2024

Excerpt: "It is a difficult decision. Particularly after the amazing success of the last several years," said Blumenauer. "But simply said, it is time to continue my life’s mission without the burden of day-to-day politics."
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Bernie Sanders wins Oregon’s Democratic primary, completes sweep of Pacific NW

Excerpt: Ini­tial results in Ore­gon’s 2016 pri­ma­ry elec­tion are in, and they show that Bernie Sanders has won the Beaver State as expect­ed, although not by a huge margin. Of Ore­gon’s 2,293,928 vot­ers, 954,125 cast bal­lots, for a total turnout of 41%. In Ore­gon, vot­ers reg­is­ter by par­ty, so we can also com­pare turnout among vot­ers iden­ti­fy­ing with a […]
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Oregon Republicans choose Monica Wehby as Jeff Merkley’s November opponent; Dennis Richardson to face Governor John Kitzhaber

Excerpt: As in sev­er­al states on the East Coast, tonight is pri­ma­ry night in two of the three states in the Pacif­ic North­west: Ore­gon and Ida­ho. Vot­ers belong­ing to or iden­ti­fy­ing with the coun­try’s major polit­i­cal par­ties are choos­ing the nom­i­nees who will go on to the autumn gen­er­al elec­tion as the par­ties’ stan­dard bearers. In […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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