Jesse Cornett Hosting $1,000-a-Head Reception for President Obama

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As first reported Tuesday by WW, President Barack Obama will visit Portland on July 24. Details of the campaign event are becoming clearer—and more expensive.The event will be a $1,000-a-head fundraising reception at the Oregon Convention Center. The time hasn't been announced, but some guests have been asked to RSVP to an unlikely host.It's Jesse Cornett, the Blue Oregon blog co-founder who, as ...   More
 
Thursday, June 28, 2012 by Aaron Mesh

That Duck Ring Tone Came From Oregon


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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfcWVWziRaM[/youtube] As you may have read by now, President Obama's speech yesterday about gay rights got interrupted by a duck ring tone. Kinda weird, huh? But former WW staffer Byron Beck learned that it came from Oregon and yes, it's a Ducks fan. Beck reported (in a post that he's since taken down from his blog) that the caller/prankster was gay rights ...   More
 
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 HANK STERN

Oregon Gay/Lesbian Vets Group Wants Obama To Go Faster on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"


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President Obama's pledge on Saturday at the annual dinner of the Human Rights Campaign to “end 'Don't Ask Don't Tell” comes at an opportune time for Veterans for Human Rights. The Portland nonprofit, which promotes equal rights in the Armed Forces, has scheduled a re-organizational meeting Oct 21 at 7 pm at the Q Center (4115 N. Mississippi Ave) to create new leadership. “Everything ...   More
 
Monday, October 12, 2009 Sasha Ingber

Notable Campaign Contributions In The Oregon Governor's Race


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As we return from Thanksgiving weekend, a visit to the Oregon election division's web site turns up a coupla leftovers in the 2010 governor's race worth noting from the month of November. Ex-Gov. John Kitzhaber collected $1,200 from NW Natural exec Gregg Kantor (Neil Goldschmidt's former press secretary) for his run in the Democratic gubernatorial primary. And former Oregon Secretary of State ...   More
 
Monday, November 30, 2009 HANK STERN

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