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Politics Wealth gap report paints grim picture for Oregon Wealth gap report paints grim picture for Oregon
A new report showing that rising income inequality could negatively affect state tax revenue comes amid a push by Gov. John Kitzhaber, legislative Democrats and others to overhaul Oregon's tax code.

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Politics Wehby's ad features gay marriage plaintiffs
Two of the plaintiffs who filed a lawsuit that led to Oregon allowing same-sex marriage are throwing their support behind Republican Senate candidate Monica Wehby.

National Politics

Politics 'Six Californias' initiative fails for 2016 ballot 'Six Californias' initiative fails for 2016 ballot
A ballot initiative that would have asked voters to split California into six separate states failed to qualify for the ballot in 2016, the secretary of state's office reported Friday.
Politics Obama's war plan rattles Dem, GOP Senate nominees
In a nation weary of war, yet alarmed by the prospect of an emerging threat, President Barack Obama's plan to strike Islamic State militants is ruffling the usual left-right politics in several races that will decide control of the Senate.
Politics Federal judge rejects Ohio campaign statements law
A federal judge on Thursday struck down Ohio's law barring people from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about candidates in a case that the U.S. Supreme Court said needed to be heard.
Politics Obama to launch airstrikes in Syria for first time (Video)
In a major reversal, President Barack Obama ordered the United States into a broad military campaign Wednesday night to "degrade and ultimately destroy" Islamic State militants in two volatile Middle East nations authorizing airstrikes inside Syria for the first time as well as an expansion of strikes in Iraq.

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