Politics

03 March 2015

Clinton emails scrutinized

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  As Hillary Clinton considers entering the 2016 race for president a potential political problem has emerged.According to the New York Times, the former Secretary of State exclusively us ...

25 February 2015

Obama vetoes Keystone X-L oil pipeline

Posted in Politics

Washington, D.C.-- President Obama exercised his veto power for the first time in five years, rejecting legislation that would have given final approval to the Keystone X-L oil pipeline. The planne ...

24 February 2015

Funding fight continues

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  The Senate is considering a deal that would pass a Homeland Security funding bill derailed by a separate fight over President Obama's executive orders on immigration.The possible breakt ...

20 February 2015

Oregon's new Governor speaks to press

Posted in Politics, Local

Salem, Ore. --- Oregon’s new Governor met with the press for the first time Friday as the state's leader.Kate Brown was appointed to office on Wednesday, following the resignation of Governor John ...

20 February 2015

Controversial comments

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N.Y. --- (NBC News) The three-day White House summit on violent extremism is over, but critics are still buzzing about what President Obama said - and did not say. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giulian ...

17 February 2015

Oregon Governor investigated

Posted in Politics, Regional

Ore. --- (KGW)  Subpoenas are shedding light on two criminal probes into contracts obtained by the fiancee of former Oregon governor John Kitzhaber.Oregon's attorney general and federal authorities ...

16 February 2015

Kate Brown's first employers weigh-in

Posted in Politics

Salem, Ore.-- Secretary of State Kate Brown will be sworn in as Oregon's new governor on Wednesday. Albert Manashe, who refers to the Secretary of State by her first name, first hired Brown as a law ...

14 February 2015

Kate Brown remains quiet about Kitzhaber

Posted in Politics, Regional

SALEM, ORE. --   Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown remains quiet after Governor John Kitzhaber announced his resignation on Friday. Brown did not stop to answer questions from reporters at the s ...

12 February 2015

Kitzhaber called to resign by own party members

Posted in Politics, Local

Oregon politics have never seen anything like it, calls for Governor John Kitzhaber to resign from multiple leaders of his own party. "Governor John Albert Kitzhaber, I am sorry," Senate President, ...

11 February 2015

Obama asks to extend ISIS fight

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  President Obama has asked Congress to formally authorize an expansion of the U.S. war against ISIS, including the use of American ground forces in Syria.His request sets up the first wa ...