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Overcloud Economy May Explain Political Campaign

November 20th, 2015 2 Comments

This better than anything else may explain why Lane County Commissioner Faye Stewart has agreed to run for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Ron Wyden. Nobody expects Stewart to beat Oregon’s senior senator, but that may not be the goal.

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Oregon’s Democratic Prospects May Rise if GOP Wins

October 10th, 2014 No Comments

If you believe that money is power, Oregon has not had this much power on Capitol Hill since the Packwood-Hatfield era ended two decades ago.

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Wyden Knows More Than He Can Say

October 18th, 2013 4 Comments

Military efficiency and democratic deliberation are pulling us in opposite directions, but only Wyden and a few others know the details.

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Wydening the Gap in Partisan Politics

February 5th, 2012 1 Comment

Wyden’s style of bipartisanship doesn’t slice and dice the alternatives until nobody can recognize the original ingredients. Congress has become so adept at “cutting the baby in half” that the sausage factory of lawmaking has become a giant blender. The puree out of the spigot satisfies no one.

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