Politics

Putin responds to U.S. missile test

MOSCOW, Russia (NBC) – Russian leader Vladimir Putin ordered his generals to respond in kind after a new U.S. missile test. Last Sunday, the U.S. tested a new version of the Navy’s Tomahawk Cruise Missile. The U.S. test comes after both the …

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee drops bid for president

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Washington Governor Jay Inslee is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race. Inslee made the announcement Wednesday night on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show.” The governor had centered his presidential campaign around climate change but did not meet …

Iran accuses U.S. of economic terrorism

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (NBC) – Speaking at the Stockholm International Peace Institute Wednesday, the Iranian foreign minister accused the United States of committing economic terrorism. He said the United Kingdom had acted at the request of the United States when an Iranian tanker …

Congressman Blumenauer addresses gun control, other issues

PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) – Watch the full interview from KATU’s Sunday’s show where Oregon Democratic Congressman Earl Blumenauer talks with Brian Wood about potential new possibilities for stronger gun control, his recent visit to the southern border, healthcare reform, legalizing marijuana on …

President Trump downplays recession concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) – President Trump is shrugging off concerns of a possible recession after a roller-coaster week for the stock market. “I don’t think we’re having a recession. We’re doing tremendously well. Our consumers are rich. I gave a tremendous …

Jamie McLeod-Skinner runs for Oregon secretary of state

SALEM, Ore. – Former southern Oregon resident and politician Jamie McLeod-Skinner is running for Oregon secretary of state. McLeod-Skinner, a Deschutes County Democrat, is the former city manager of Phoenix, Oregon. She launched herself onto the political stage last election season in …