Bernie Sanders Is Coming to Portland on August 9 (and Everyone Is Going)

Hillary Clinton will be here too this week, but you can't afford to go to that event.


If there's one thing the people of Portland love, it's the most liberal possible probably-not-viable candidate for president.In 2000 when Al Gore visited our fair city, his message was almost drowned out by Ralph Nader supporters protesting him as a "Republi-crat." Nader went on to get a healthy 5 percent of the popular vote in Oregon. And on Sunday, get ready for a massive and totally free Bernie ...   More
Monday, August 3, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

World Affairs Council of Oregon Paid Hillary Clinton $250,000 to Speak Last Year: Updated


Among the many lucrative speeches Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has made since resigning as U.S. secretary of state in 2013, few paid better than an April 8, 2014, address Clinton made in Portland to the World Affairs Council of Oregon.That speech, according to federal filings The New York Times reported last week, paid Clinton $250,000. That's a lot of money by any standard, ...   More
Monday, May 18, 2015 NIGEL JAQUISS

Slate Columnist Says Sen Ron Wyden Should Challenge Hillary Clinton In 2016 Presidential Race

Ron Wyden

Hillary Clinton’s recent private email debacle got Slate columnist Reihan Salam thinking: Are there Democrats who might throw a wrench in Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid? Although Salam doesn’t expect anyone to topple the former secretary of state for the nomination, he provided a shortlist of hypothetical challengers to Clinton. Oregon's Sen. Ron Wyden was at the top of the list. Wyden—outspoken ...   More
Thursday, March 12, 2015 ANNA WALTERS

The Marriage of Bill and Hillary Clinton Will Not Break Up Over the Question of Gay Marriage

The endless parsing of the marriage between former President Clinton and current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton flared up recently when she bristled at a questioner who asked during her tour of Africa what her husband thought about an issue involving the Democratic Republic of Congo and China. But on the issue of gay marriage, we can happily report there doesn't seem to be any room for disagreement ...   More
Friday, August 14, 2009 HANK STERN

Wyden Asks for Review of Ugandan Trade Status in Light of Anti-Gay Bill

Students at Southridge High School in Beaverton aren't the only ones taking action against Uganda's barbarous Anti-Homosexuality Bill. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) recently sent a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stating, “I strongly urge you to communicate immediately to the Ugandan government, and President Yoweri Museveni directly, that Uganda's beneficiary status under ...   More
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 Ari Phillips


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