Video: Kitzhaber praises work done in special session

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Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber.

Referencing the gridlock in Washington, D.C. amid the federal government's partial shutdown, Gov. John Kitzhaber praised Oregon state lawmakers saying, "We were able to do what I think a lot of people thought was impossible."

Click the "Play Video" button to watch Kitzhaber's entire news conference following the conclusion of a three-day special session where lawmakers were able to agree to a "grand bargain" dealing with pensions, taxes and genetically modified crops.