Al Gore, John Kitzhaber and Not-So-Ancient History


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Yesterday, I wrote how former Vice President Al Gore will do a fund-raiser in Oregon for Bill Bradbury, who's running in the Democratic gubernatorial primary next year along with ex-Gov. John Kitzhaber and former Hewlett-Packard exec Steve Shields. The Bradbury-Gore connection makes sense because Bradbury has been one of the folks who's traveled around to highlight Gore's warnings about global ...   More
 
Friday, November 6, 2009 HANK STERN

John Kitzhaber's Newest Big Donors


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Former Gov. John Kitzhaber picked up two large donations this week from prominent Oregonians in his bid to win the 2010 Democratic gubernatorial primary. As we reported last week, Kitzhaber has been collecting some big-bucks contributions of the $10,000-per-donor variety. This week, Kitzhaber recorded a $15,000 contribution from winemaker Eric Lemelson and another $5,000 from the political ...   More
 
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 HANK STERN

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

Kitzhaber In The Times


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Saturday, December 5, 2009 BETH SLOVIC

John Kitzhaber Rolls Out Economic Strategy, Takes Aim at Oregon's Kicker


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Former Gov. John Kitzhaber rolled through Portland today on a statewide tour to introduce his economic development strategy, if he gets elected to his old job. In his two terms as governor from 1995 through 2003, Kitzhaber spent a lot of time on health care and the environment but not as much on job creation. He says he'll be more focused on the economy if elected this time around. One of the ...   More
 
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

About Last Night: Some Winners, Losers and Notable Absences


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The 53 percent to 47 percent margin by which Oregonians approved Measures 66 and 67 surprised even those responsible for crafting the campaign that convinced voters to raise personal and corporate income taxes during a deep recession. "I was nervous," says Kevin Looper, the campaign manager for the tax hike proponents. Here are a few other observations about last night: 1. Notable Absences: ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

John Kitzhaber Discusses Plan for Education: Funding Based on Performance, Not Enrollment


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Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, running this May for his old job in the Democratic primary, spoke today at Portland Community College about his plans for education. Kitzhaber said the purpose of education has changed from the 1970s when it was easier to get a well-paying job with only a high school diploma. Included in Kitzhaber's proposals for Oregon elementary and secondary education problems ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Leah Dimatteo

John Kitzhaber Gets AFL-CIO Endorsement


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Score one big political point for former Gov. John Kitzhaber today in his run for his old job. Kitzhaber, who was governor from 1995 through 2002, announced this afternoon that he picked up the endorsement in the May Democratic primary of the AFL-CIO, which represents 225,000-plus Oregonians. Former Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury, who's running in the Democratic primary against Kitzhaber, ...   More
 
Friday, March 5, 2010 HANK STERN

Bradbury and Kitzhaber Battle For Teacher Endorsements (UPDATED with OEA's decision)


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EUGENE — The Oregon Education Association, a heavyweight player in any Democratic primary, decided this afternoon to endorse former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury in the Dems' gubernatorial primary this May. The vote was 49,448 for Bradbury and 31,607 for former Gov. John Kitzhaber. The voting formula is a tad complicated but basically boils down to each of the 83 OEA locals getting ...   More
 
Saturday, March 6, 2010 HANK STERN

SEIU Splits Baby In Demo Gubernatorial Race


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The state's largest public employee union, SEIU with its 50,000 workers, issued a non-endorsement in the Democratic gubernatorial primary. That decision over the weekend, coming just after three education-related unions endorsed former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury, may be a blessing in disguise for the Democrats' front-runner, former Gov. John Kitzhaber. Here's why: Kitzhaber, who served ...   More
 
Monday, March 15, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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