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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Sets Campaign Contribution Limits

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Wheeler says he will accept contributions of $5,000 per individual and $10,000 from organizations — a much higher limit than in a measure Portland voters approved in 2018.  

Oregon Supreme Court Hears Arguments For The Youth Climate Crisis Case

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The Oregon Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case brought by two teenagers who want the state to protect its natural resources from harm caused by climate change.

Taylor: Sondland Talked To Trump Directly About Investigating Ukraine Firm Linked To Bidens

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A top U.S. diplomat testifies that Portland businessman Gordon Sondland had early knowledge that President Trump was seeking a Ukrainian investigation of political rival Joe Biden in exchange for military aid.

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Americans Tune In As First Trump Impeachment Hearing Opens

Across the country, the first public airing of the impeachment drama had millions of Americans tuning in — and, in some cases, deliberately tuning out.

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Washington Voters Narrowly Reject Effort To Bring Back Affirmative Action

The Associated Press declared Referendum 88 rejected late Tuesday afternoon, one week after Election Day. Soon after, the pro-affirmative action Washington Fairness Coalition sent out a concession statement.

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READ: Opening Statement Of Deputy Assistant Secretary Of State George Kent

Kent said Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's lawyer, and his associates led a smear campaign against Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.

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READ: William Taylor's Opening Statement In Public Impeachment Hearing

The top diplomat for the U.S. in Ukraine is testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, publicly sharing information he told investigators behind closed doors last month.

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Multnomah County Seeing Spike In People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

Marc Jolin, the director of the Joint Office of Homeless Services, warned that the number of people who report being homeless for more than a year has grown — even as the county’s overall homeless population continues to hover around 4,000.   

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Congressional Study Highlights The High Costs Of Oregon Diabetes Medications

Diabetes medications in Oregon cost twice as much as in Canada – and more than four times as much as in Australia – according to a new report.

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Supreme Court May Side With Trump On DACA

At issue is the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which granted temporary protection from deportation to roughly 700,000 young people.

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What To Know About 1st Trump Impeachment Hearing

A State Department staffer heard President Trump on a phone call asking about "investigations" by Ukraine that he thought might help him in the 2020 election, a witness told Congress on Wednesday.

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Groups Seek To Take Oregon Redistricting Out Of State Legislature's Hands

A coalition of political and government watchdog groups wants to create a commission to redraw political boundary lines in Oregon following the 2020 census, taking the power out of lawmakers' hands.

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Emails Show Trump Officials Consulted With GOP Strategist On Citizenship Question

Newly released emails connect a former adviser to the Trump administration and GOP strategist Thomas Hofeller over a census question that Hofeller concluded could politically benefit Republicans.