Kulongoski: I Lost My Mentor When Goldschmidt Toppled


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In this clip from our interview with Ted Kulongoski, the departing governor candidly explains what the loss of Neil Goldschmidt from the corridors of power meant to him personally. Goldschmidt retired from the public sphere when WW published in 2004 revelations about his sex abuse of a young girl. The interview will appear in Wednesday's print edition of WW. Here are links to three earlier ...   More
 
Monday, January 3, 2011 MARK ZUSMAN

Kulongoski: The Goldschmidt Scandal Almost Made Me Not Run for Reelection


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In this clip from our interview with departing Governor Ted Kulongoski,(A fuller version of the interview appears in this week's print version of the paper), he discusses his ambivalence about running for reelection in 2006 because of the loss of Neil Goldschmidt as an advisor. Goldschmidt retreated from public service after the former governor and Portland mayor was found to have abused a girl ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 MARK ZUSMAN

One Guess As To Why An Oregon Sheriff Resigned


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Marion County is a little far afield for us here at WW. But in the spirit of more local scandals involving former Gov. Neil Goldschmidt, Multnomah County Sheriff Bernie Giusto, current Portland Mayor Sam Adams and their national counterparts in South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, former U.S. Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.) and U.S. Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.), we can report that Marion County Sheriff ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 HANK STERN

Ted Kennedy Memories: Bob Packwood Shares A Couple


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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

Want to Eat Dinner at Chris Dudley's House?


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On election night, Republican gubernatorial nominee Chris Dudley mused about inviting lawmakers over for a post-election barbecue. Now, Dudley has decided to widen the circle—to anybody who's got $5,000 (per couple) or $1,000 per person (reception only). Dudley is inviting voters to join "The Oregon Comeback," ironically the same motto that former Gov. Neil Goldschmidt, a Democrat, used ...   More
 
Friday, June 4, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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