Money to Bernie

Bernie Sanders drew record crowds in Portland. He’s also fighting for Oregon donations with Hillary and…Jeb?


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On his second day canvassing for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ rally in Portland, Dan McIntosh-Tolle started warning people: Get to the Moda Center an hour early if you want a seat.  “His belie   More
 
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 AARON MESH

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.

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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

Headout: Officil Romney Ballot

Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose!


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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

Gary Johnson's Record Doesn't Quite Match His Rhetoric

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For the last two weeks, we've been running clips from our interview with Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson. He's spoken with eloquence about taxes, health care and drug laws. In this clip, we ask him about his record as Governor of New Mexico for eight years and the seeming inconsistency between what he says he will do as President, and what he actually did as Governor. (Fact Check: ...   More
 
Monday, August 20, 2012 MARK ZUSMAN

On Taxes, Paul Ryan is No Gary Johnson

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The weekend political chat has been all about Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Congressman chosen by Mitt Romney as his running mate. The early punditry claims that the addition of the tea partyish Ryan to the GOP ticket will energize "the base," but also scare Democrats enough to activate them as well. Paul Ryan's specialty is taxes—he is the chair of the House Budget Committee. While he is to the right ...   More
 
Monday, August 13, 2012 MARK ZUSMAN

Hotseat: Gary Johnson

The Libertarian candidate for president says he’s all about momentum.


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Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party’s nominee for president, isn’t going to win in November. But were...   More
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 MARK ZUSMAN

Dr. Know: Primary Education

Is “Mischief Voting” Illegal?


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Can I change my party preference to Republican just so I can vote in the primary, and change back before the general election? Is it legal? I can’t stand to see Republicans having all the fun.&n   More
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 MARTY SMITH

Ron Paul's Revolution PLUS The BODY for President


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I got the impression last night, at Ron Paul's “Rally for the Republic,” which drew a crowd of over 10,000 to Minneapolis' Target Center, that the failed Republican presidential candidate really believes he is leading a revolution. Really. At the rally planned at the same time as the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, he used “revolution” or its variants (i.e. ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 3, 2008 Kevin Stark

STREETS OF ST. PAUL: Gustav Stalls GOP Convention; Police Find Anarchists Armed with Piss


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Note to readers: Kevin Stark is live-blogging for WWire this week as Republicans gather behind John McCain and newly nominated Veep candidate Sarah Palin in St. Paul, Minn. Keep up with all the Streets of St. Paul entries here at WWire. Last night, I took a red-eye into the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport on the eve of the Republican National Convention. It is hot and humid here ...   More
 
Sunday, August 31, 2008 Kevin Stark

DENVER NOTEBOOK Lessons: On God, Greens and Squeaky Wheels


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As I left Invesco Field about 10:45 p.m. Mountain Time on Thursday night, I heard a familiar baritone voice from a level below. The voice -- Sen. Barack Obama's -- thanked a number of key supporters, including wife Michelle. “It's going to be harder now,” Obama said. “You've been hanging around with Democrats this week. Next week will be different.” A reporter from ...   More
 
Friday, August 29, 2008 NIGEL JAQUISS

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