Organized labor and Democratic politicians have long held each other in a warm embrace. But the 2016 political season is beginning with fractiousness. Trade unions, angered by congressional Democratsâ
A campaign in Salem won new workplace rights for strippers. It also turned dancer against dancer.
Paris Hoover went to Salem last March to ask lawmakers to watch out for strippers.
The 27-year-old Portland nude dancer traveled to the state Capitol to publicly demand rights. She trekked the halls
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Five tasks for Portlandâ€™s toughest commissioner before he retires from City Hall.
Love him or hate him, Portland will be a more boring place without City Commissioner Randy Leonard.
face would turn scarlet at the comparison, but in his nine-plus years
on the City Cou
Last weekend, D.C.-based Campaign & Elections magazine held its annual Reed Awards dinner to honor the best work done by political consultants in the 2010 mid-term elections. And a campaign commercial for U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) was recognized as the best TV spot for a Democratic congressional candidate. DeFazio, a 13-term representative who's the dean of Oregon's House delegation, ...
Why does a liberal Oregon Democrat want to crack down on illegal immigrants?
Advocates for undocumented immigrants accuse U.S. Rep.
Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) of trying to drive illegal workers further
underground with a new bill that would require employers to check