It's official: an initiative to require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon has qualified for a statewide vote in November.
President Barack Obama has arrived in Seattle for two political fundraisers.
Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell were among a dozen U.S. senators who sent a letter to Senate leaders asking for passage of emergency legislation to allocate $615 million for use in fighting wildfires.
Communications Director Nkenge (nuh-KIN'-gay)Harmon Johnson's last day was Friday.
State elections officials certified Tuesday that the petitioners submitted enough valid signatures to qualify the measure for the November ballot.
Vic Atiyeh died Sunday night of complications from renal failure, a family spokesman said. He was 91.
State officials say they heard from U.S. Department of Education officials to say they were not going to approve a request made about a month ago.
Gov. John Kitzhaber has ordered flags at all public institutions to be flown at half-staff in honor of former Gov. Vic Atiyeh.
Vic Atiyeh, Oregon's last Republican governor who shepherded the state through a deep recession during two terms in the 1980s, died Sunday night, a family spokesman said.
Repeatedly thwarted by Republicans and a conservative Democrat in the Senate, environmentalists, gun control activists and others on the left hope this year's legislative elections will finally give them their ticket to success in the Legislature.
A rare open U.S. House seat in central Washington has exposed deep divisions within the GOP, with Main Street Republicans pitted against archconservative candidates in the run-up to the Aug. 5 primary.
Former state representative and Portland mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith and Lewis and Clark Law School professor and U.S. Senate candidate Jim Huffman join KATU’s Brian Wood Sunday, July 20 in analyzing the gubernatorial debate Friday between Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and his challenger Republican state Rep. Dennis Richardson.
A conservative super PAC with ties to the Koch brothers is buying into Oregon's Senate race. Gov. John Kitzhaber picked up some surprising donations. And a national Republican group is targeting Oregon's Legislature. Here's a look at some of the more interesting news in Oregon politics this week, and it's all about the money.
Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and Republican state Rep. Dennis Richardson of Central Point squared off Friday, July 18, 2014 in Oregon first gubernatorial debate. The debate was sponsored by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association.
Republican leaders in Oregon have abandoned a legislative candidate after learning he served eight months in a Michigan jail on accusations he assaulted his mother's boyfriend and then punched her in the mouth when she tried to intervene.