Mudroom

Wu’s Next?

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

10/14/2011 By Zach Dundas

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.

12/16/2010 By Randy Gragg and Zach Dundas

Mudroom

The Kulongalaxy

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

11/16/2010 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

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.

09/13/2010 By Lauren Fox

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.

08/16/2010 By Lauren Fox

Mudroom

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.

05/17/2010 By Bart Blasengame

Vote Watch

Primary Primer

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

04/23/2010 By Randy Gragg

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.

04/15/2010 By Randy Gragg

The Remodeler

John Kitzhaber

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

03/18/2010

The Captain

Chris Dudley

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

03/18/2010

The Futurist

Bill Bradbury

Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time, with Bill Bradbury on the hot seat.

03/18/2010

The Simplifier

Allen Alley

Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time. A sit-down with Pixelworks co-founder Allen Alley.

03/18/2010

Guv Watch

Old Dems, New Tricks

The Democratic race heats up as Kitzhaber stays ahead in Facebook friends and Twitter followers while Bradbury gets some help from above.

01/19/2010 By Randy Gragg

Mudroom

Upward Bound

It's been 20 years since Barbara Roberts became Oregon's first female governor, and five years since Vera Katz was mayor, and since then, no woman has even been a major candidate for their offices. Emerge America, a Democratic women's boot camp, aims to

01/19/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Guv Watch

Kitzhaber: Sequel or Rerun?

Oregon's guv-in-boots takes a long hard look at another tenure in Salem.

12/11/2009 By Randy Gragg

Mudroom

Toll Position

The mayoral race in Vancouver has a lot more to do with Portland than you would think, as issues about a toll for the Columbia River Crossing shape the campaigns.

10/09/2009 By Zach Dundas

Philanthropists

The $150,000 Question

When Oregonian Pete Seda met Saudi Soliman al Buthe in 1997, the two Muslims became fast friends. Over coffee, they founded the only U.S. chapter of al Haramain, one of Saudi Arabia's largest Islamic charities. Now Seda's under house arrest and al Buthe's

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

5 Minutes With...

Professor Pain

Torture expert Darius Rejali talks about what sleeping bags have to do with national security.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Politics

Electoral Collage

An extremely long Presidential campaign ended in a historic vote last night, and it feels too soon to give it all up-- our buttons, T-shirts and sloganeering yard signs. We've spent two years stumping for our candidates, are we just supposed to throw that

05/19/2009 By Nino Padova

Good Reads

Teen Spirit

Politically savvy twins pen a book and raise an army -- at 19.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame