Howard Dean vs. Karl Rove, Showing Feb. 10 in Portland


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Next Wednesday, two disparate minds will come together for an evening of peaceful debate and, ideally, jabs with rhetorical flourishes. Also there: at least one protester. First, the minds: Howard Dean and Karl Rove will appear at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall as part of the World Affairs Council of Oregon's 2010 International Speaker Series. Rove, a Fox News contributor and deputy chief ...   More
 
Friday, February 5, 2010 Ari Phillips

Avamere CEO Cleared To Seek GOP Nod In House District 29


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Two years ago, then-Secretary of State Bill Bradbury disqualified Jeff Duyck, a GOP candidate in House District 29 (Hillsboro and parts of Washington County) after an investigation by elections officials determined Duyck lived just outside the district boundaries. Fast forward to 2010 and Oregon's Secretary of State, now Kate Brown, has once again been called upon to determine whether a GOP ...   More
 
Monday, February 22, 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

Major Enviro Group Makes Dual Endorsement in Governor's Race


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Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls Bill Bradbury and John Kitzhaber have played to a tie in their battle for an endorsement from the Oregon League of Conservation Voters. The environmental group announced this morning it's endorsing both men in the May 18 Oregon primary. The joint endorsement comes after Kitzhaber, Bradbury and Republican gubernatorial contender Allen Alley last week debated ...   More
 
Tuesday, April 6, 2010 HANK STERN

Bill Bradbury "Rolls Out" A TV Ad


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Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Bill Bradbury often begins his campaign speeches by raising the fact that he was diagnosed nearly three decades ago with multiple scleroris. Bradbury, who served for a decade as Oregon's secretary of state, conveys two messages when he talks about his disease — that he has the energy to be governor despite his health affliction and that he is a proven fighter ...   More
 
Thursday, April 8, 2010 HANK STERN

Kitzhaber Explains His "Ungovernable" Remark; Grades His Past Performance


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In the waning days of his second term as governor, John Kitzhaber said in a speech to the Eugene Rotary Club that Oregon was on the verge of being "ungovernable." Kitzhaber and his rival for the 2010 Democratic gubernatorial nomination, former Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury, stopped by WW on Thursday for an endorsement interview heading into the May 18 primary. The attached video ...   More
 
Friday, April 9, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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