Ron Wyden's First TV Ad


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The first TV ad out of the chute in the fall campaign for U.S. Senate in Oregon comes today from incumbent Democrat Ron Wyden. Wyden's initial TV ad is a 30-second positive pitch for his re-election that never mentions Republican opponent Jim Huffman, not surprising given that Wyden leads Huffman in the polls and in fund-raising. Instead, the ad portrays Wyden (who has been in the Senate ...   More
 
Friday, August 20, 2010 HANK STERN

New Center for Victims of Domestic Violence Hosts Grand Opening


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For victims of domestic violence in Multnomah County, finding support has become a little easier. The new Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services holds its grand opening this afternoon at 1 pm. City Commissioner Dan Saltzman and County Chairman Jeff Cogen will co-host the event at Gateway, a city-county venture that is expected to be a “one-stop services center in the Portland area” ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 Jacob Pierce

Jim Huffman's First TV Ad


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Republican Jim Huffman unveiled the first TV ad today of his challenge to U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) Huffman's 30-second ad in the Nov. 2 general election comes about one month after the better-financed Wyden went on TV with his first ad. And befitting the fact that Huffman is a challenger who trails in the polls, Huffman goes right on the attack without taking a moment to introduce himself ...   More
 
Friday, September 17, 2010 HANK STERN

Money Watch: Collymore Bags Biggest Contribution Yet in General Election MultCo Race


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Following up on our election story this week, we note that Karol Collymore recently hauled in the largest single contribution to date in the fall race to represent North and Northeast Portland on the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners. Service Employees International Union Local 49 donated $5,000 to Collymore's campaign on Sept. 17. The union represents about 100 janitors who subcontract ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Amanda Fritz Chooses Sides in the Multnomah County Commission Race


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Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz has thrown her weight behind Loretta Smith in the race to represent North and Northeast Portland on the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners. On her personal blog, Fritz (photo by Darryl James) says it was a tough choice between Smith and her opponent in the race, Karol Collymore. "It is truly exciting and satisfying that there are two dynamic, ...   More
 
Friday, October 8, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Obama: Republicans Drove the Car into a Ditch and Dems, Kitzhaber Can Pull it Out


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A good speaker knows his audience. So when President Obama led off his nearly 35-minute speech Wednesday night at the Oregon Convention Center by noting his best friend from high school lives in Eugene and is a "big Ducks fan" and his brother-in-law, Craig Robinson, coaches the Oregon State Beavers men's basketball team, he pretty much owned the crowd that had already greeted him like a rock star. "I've ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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