Murmurs: Working at the Water Bureau: More Dangerous Than the Fire Bureau

Mayoral candidate Eileen Brady continues her torrid fundraising—she’s brought in $486,000 to Charlie Hales’ $294,000 and Jefferson Smith’s $171,000. But Brady returned two contributions this w   More
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Mark Hatfield, 89, Dies. Lion of Oregon Politics

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 Mark Hatfield, former U.S. Senator, Governor, Secretary of State and the class act of Oregon politics for more than 40 years, died today after a long illness. He was 89 and had returned to Oregon after several months of hospitalization at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.The dean of moderate Republicans, Hatfield fused deep Baptist beliefs with a knack for retail politics ...   More
Sunday, August 7, 2011 MARK ZUSMAN

Ted Kennedy Memories: Bob Packwood Shares A Couple

Former U.S. Sen. Bob Packwood (R-Ore.) served with the late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass) for more than 25 years in the U.S. Senate. So we asked Packwood this morning about his memories of Kennedy. Packwood shared two recollections. On the political side, Packwood lauded Kennedy for his ability to compromise, or as Packwood put it, Kennedy "could understand the necessity of taking half-loaves." ...   More
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 HANK STERN


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