Meet New Oregon GOP Chair Suzanne Gallagher


Last fall Suzanne Gallagher came to WW's offices for an endorsement interview during her challenge to incumbent Sen. Ginny Burdick (D-Portland). Burdick, who entered the Legislature in 1997, defeated Gallagher by a margin of 69 percent to 31 percent in November.But over the weekend, the Oregon GOP gave a Gallagher a consolation prize, electing her to replace Allen Alley for a two-year term as party ...   More
Monday, February 4, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Murmurs: Novick Flying Anti-Walmart Flag

News hotter than the Thunderbird Hotel.

One Portland politician isn’t softening his stance toward Walmart as the retail giant hires local software talent (“Value Shopping,” WW, Aug. 29, 2012). City Commissioner-elect Steve Novick says   More
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Timbers Bank on The Changing Face of Jeld-Wen

PGE Park

Look for some unhappy Portland Democrats after today's announcement that PGE Park will be renamed Jeld-Wen Field when the Timbers begin play in Major League Soccer.Not because there's any great sentiment for PGE, the state's largest utility and a subsidiary of Enron when it hung its name on the old Civic Stadium a decade ago.But rather because of the political activities of Jeld-Wen's founder, the ...   More
Monday, March 14, 2011 by Nigel Jaquiss

Allen Alley Lines up Support to Take Over as Oregon Republican Party Chairman

Now that Bob Tiernan has announced he's stepping down as chairman of the Oregon Republican Party, Allen Alley is announcing both his run to replace Tiernan and his list of key supporters. In addition to announcing Tiernan's support, Alley said this afternoon on the state GOP web site that U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, the only Republican in Oregon's seven-person congressional delegation, is backing ...   More
Monday, January 3, 2011 HANK STERN

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010 HANK STERN

MultCo GOP Chair Doth Protest Too Much

At the end of 2008, we named the Republican Party of the Oregon our Rogue of the Year for general incompetence. Some Republicans did not appreciate the honor. One of them is Jay Kushner, chairman of the Multnomah County Republicans. He's an affable guy who ran for state representative in 2006 but his letter reinforces the point made in our Rogue of The Year. Why? Well, Kushner hammers WW ...   More
Friday, January 30, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Updated with more photos: WW's Best of Portland Party

In case anybody wonders what all the noise from our office was last night, we and hundreds of the paper's closest friends were celebrating our Best of Portland issue. Ex-WW staffer Byron Beck was good enough to chronicle all the festivities with this set of photos (like the one above) at Byron Beck's Window - including shots of Mayor Sam Adams, Bob Ball, Multnomah County Commissioner Jeff Cogen ...   More
Thursday, July 23, 2009 HANK STERN

Chris Dudley Officially Joins GOP Gov's Race

Former Portland Trail Blazer Chris Dudley officially announced his candidacy for the Republican gubernatorial nomination today at the North Portland campus of Self Enhancement, Inc. In front of an overflow crowd of about 150, former Blazers announcer Bill Schonley introduced Dudley, who he says "has never been afraid to take on the biggest guy or challenge." Dudley, who has never run for ...   More
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Measures 66 & 67: The Insta-Comment Edition

It's been all of 12 hours since Oregon voters passed both Measures 66 and 67, and we must know now what it all means from a national perspective. So here's a sampling of the punditocracy so far:Firedoglake calls Oregon's vote to approve the tax measures "a lesson for Democrats" that runs counter to the national media narrative of this being like 1994 when the country lurched to the right in ...   More
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 HANK STERN

Chris Dudley Scores Bucks From NBAers, Releases Jobs Plan

GOP gubernatorial candidate Chris Dudley, the former Portland Trail Blazers center, has shown strong fundraising skills in his first foray into electoral politics. On Monday, he picked up checks from National Basketball Association Commissioner David Stern ($2,500) and former Blazers coach P.J. Carlesimo ($500), now an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs. After months of studying the ...   More
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS


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