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POLITICS + MUSIC

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
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Article

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
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Slideshow

Slide Show: PDX Index | The Big Campaign

  • Published 09/21/2012
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Article

Smith and Hales: Two Questions About Character

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

  • Published 09/12/2012
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Feature

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
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Mudroom

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
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Feature

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
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Mudroom

Wu’s Next?

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

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/14/2011
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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
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