Water District Campaign Using Mitt Romney's Oregon Fundraiser


Backers of a proposed May 2014 ballot initiative to create a Portland Public Water District are already seeking donations for the political fight to wrest utilities from City Hall. They've contracted the most powerful Republican fundraiser in Oregon, the firm that raised money in the state for Mitt Romney's last two Presidential bids.The Portland Mercury reported last night that it obtained a fundraising ...   More
Friday, July 19, 2013 AARON MESH

Headout: Officil Romney Ballot

Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose!

My fellow Republicans, In recent days your normally truthworthy postman (I suppose the liberals would have us say postperson!) may have delivered a letter labeled “Official Election Ballot   More
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

The New York Times—Aided by Oregonian Reporters—Looks at Obama's Strength in Oregon


One of the best places for political junkies to keep an eye on every tremor of the presidential race is FiftyThirtyEight, the New York Times blog dedicated to tracking polls and probabilities.The blog (named for the total number of electoral votes) uses sophisticated tracking and analysis to weigh polls and trends in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The current projection is that President ...   More
Friday, August 17, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Watch Oregon Dem Leaders Tell Mitt Romney He's Not Wanted Here

He came to town anyway


Need a pick-me-up after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's dispiriting, Citizens United-aided victory in last night's recall election? How about a video of the head of an Oregon public employees' union telling Mitt Romney to scram? AFSCME executive director Ken Allen, Democratic Party of Oregon chairwoman Meredith Wood Smith and local contractor Sharon Maxwell took turns filibustering against the GOP presidential ...   More
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 AARON MESH

Where Should Mitt Romney Eat Lunch?


The Republican Party's Presidential nominee is in Portland today for a private fundraiser at the Governor Hotel, and the libs are organizing their response.Meanwhile, speculation mounts as to where Romney should get lunch nearby, assuming the catering at the Governor fails to satisfy. This is perhaps the one matter about which Romney could possibly come to agreement with the labor union activists ...   More
Monday, June 4, 2012 by Corey Pein

Mitt Romney and a Bunch of Oregonians Hold Fundraiser in Camas

Mitt Romney comes to the metro area (loosely defined) this weekend for a fundraiser (PDF) hosted by money manager David Nierenberg and sponsored by a bunch of familiar Oregon names. The former Massachusetts governor and 2008 GOP presidential candidate (and likely 2012 contender) will come not to Portland, however. Instead, Romney will venture to the leafy tax haven of Camas, Wash. where Oregonians ...   More
Friday, June 11, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS


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