oregon politics

Oregon Senate Race
4:28 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

GOP State Representative Aims To Unseat Senator Merkley

Jason Conger speaks to supporters at a museum in Oregon City.
Chris Lehman Northwest News Network

Originally published on Tue October 15, 2013 4:14 pm

The partial government shutdown and possible default this week loomed over an announcement Tuesday from the highest-profile challenger in next year’s U.S. Senate race in Oregon.

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Democrats Win Oregon House
6:00 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Oregon House Control Likely To Return To Democrats

Photo of democratic Oregon House Representative Tina Kotek.
Credit Photo Credit: Oregon State Legislature

Democrats are optimistic they have won the majority in the Oregon House. The chamber has been evenly divided for the last two years, and both parties campaigned furiously to break the log jam.

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