Politics Inslee orders another rewrite of clean-water rules Inslee orders another rewrite of clean-water rules
Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday directed state officials take another stab at updating clean-water rules, as the state races to finalize a plan before the federal government intervenes.

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Politics In Oregon visit, Obama will find grief but also resentment (Photo Gallery) (Video)
When President Barack Obama arrives here Friday, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community college students and a teacher. But he will also find another deeply held emotion - seething anger over his calls for new gun restrictions.

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Politics McCarthy withdraws candidacy for House speaker
In a stunning move, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew his candidacy for House speaker Thursday, throwing Congress' Republican leadership into chaos.
Politics Sen Wyden probing VW's use of tax credits
The Senate Finance Committee opened a probe Tuesday into Volkswagen's use of a federal tax credit intended for fuel-efficient cars as the company's emissions-rigging scandal widened.
Politics Clinton pushing new gun controls after UCC shooting
Days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled new gun control measures Monday aimed at strengthening background checks on gun buyers and eliminating legal immunity for sellers.


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