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Sam Adams Exit Interview

Portland's departing mayor hastily answers some of our questions.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/20/2012


City Council Astrology

An astrologer predicts how our new city council will collaborate—and clash!

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/12/2012


Q&A: NPR's Ari Shapiro

Culturephile picks the multitalented brain of NPR White House correspondent, occasional Pink Martini singer, and former Portlander Ari Shapiro.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/15/2012


PDX Index: The Big Campaign

The numbers tell the story in any election, whether it's the current one or a pre-Civil War campaign.

  • Published 09/24/2012


Slide Show: PDX Index | The Big Campaign

  • Published 09/21/2012


Smith and Hales: Two Questions About Character

The candidates vying to be Portland's mayor address two questions about character.

  • Published 09/12/2012


Tilting at Landfills

Fifth-generation farmer Ramsey McPhillips and a motley crew of neighbors wage a quixotic battle to stop North America’s largest garbage company from growing even bigger in the heart of Oregon's wine country.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/23/2012


Power Play

Portland’s City Council inspires performance art.

  • By Roxanne Myslewski
  • Published 08/23/2012

Bright Lights

Portland Nice: The Rose City’s Thorny Race Politics

See excerpts from our April 9 Bright Lights discussion with three prominent African American leaders on how our city’s well-known liberal values may be thwarting a more equitable future.

  • By Rhea Combs
  • Published 05/18/2012


Running in Place

Next month, Portland voters will weigh the merits of many would-be mayors. But how do the three major candidates—Eileen Brady, Charlie Hales, and Jefferson Smith—see the city they want to lead?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/23/2012


Wu’s Next?

David Wu's congressional seat has a storied past—and present.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/14/2011

Salem 2011

Friends With Benefits

Salem insiders agree that the key to success in the 2011 Oregon Legislature lies in trust between individuals, across party lines. We asked several lawmakers to name their BPF—best political friend—in the rival party.

  • By Zach Dundas and Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/16/2010


The Kulongalaxy

Kulo’s sheer endurance means he’s overlapped with a cosmos of big names over his 40-year political career.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 11/16/2010


Go-to Guys

On November 2, voters will elect either Chris Dudley or John Kitzhaber to be Oregon’s 37th governor. But what we get is the man and the folks who advise him. Here’s a look at some insiders shaping the next guv’s message, if not the candidate.

  • By Lauren Fox
  • Published 09/13/2010

The Mudroom

Carbon Crunch

In this month's edition of Vote Watch, we've taken a peek at the carbon footprints of our would-be guvs and Metro presidents.

  • By Lauren Fox
  • Published 08/16/2010


Guv Watch

Who's kicking around the cash in the race for Governor? Here are the lines on who's donating to candidates in both parties.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/17/2010

Vote Watch

Primary Primer

The lowdown on the top four candidates for governor, in each of their own spoken words.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/23/2010

Mud Room

Baiting the Hook

The passing of measures 66 and 67 have hurt Oregon business owners, with many looking to other states for less of a tax burden.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/15/2010

The Remodeler

John Kitzhaber

Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time. John Kitzhaber marks a return.

  • Published 03/18/2010

The Captain

Chris Dudley

Read Chris Dudley's complete interview transcript, and download the audio file.

  • Published 03/18/2010
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