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Oregon Governor Resigning
Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancee had been accused of wrongdoing.
John Kitzhaber Resigns: Oregon Governor Quits Over Conflict-of-Interest Scandal
Saying he has become a “liability” to his state, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation today. The decision comes after his resisting calls to do so for weeks from top state Democrats, editorial pages and petition-writers, in light of a conflict-of-interest scandal involving plum jobs
Oregon's Kate Brown to Become America’s 1st Openly Bisexual Governor
Now that Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has announced his resignation, the secretary of state, Kate Brown, will replace him and become the first openly bisexual governor in the United States. Brown wrote a short piece about coming out as bisexual while serving in the state House of Representatives in
Oregon Governor Resigns Over Conflict-of-Interest Scandal
John Kitzhaber proclaimed his innocence in an audio recording announcing his resignation.
Oregon Governor Defiant Amid Calls to Resign
John Kitzhaber is showing no sign of stepping down despite an investigation.
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IT’S BEEN A BAD WEEK FOR OREGON GOV. JOHN KITZHABER, who is facing calls for resignation from top state Democrats, editorial pages and petition writers, in light of a conflict-of-interest scandal involving plum jobs his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, got ...
Oregon Gov . John Kitzhaber Defiant Amid Calls to Resign
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber is showing no sign of stepping down, despite a criminal investigation involving him and his fiancée, and other politicians calling for him to resign. Kitzhaber, 67, and his live-in fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, are being investigated for possible corruption. Hayes is under
Your AUMF Cheat Sheet
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES PRESIDENT OBAMA PREDICTS: ‘ISIL IS GOING TO LOSE’: President Obama formally unveiled his request for legal authorization to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria yesterday, declaring that the ongoing military campaign will succeed in destroying the extremist ...
Chris Christie's Week-in-Review
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THURSDAY — A NEW CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION. Federal authorities have launched a criminal investigation into New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, as well as members of his administration, a man at the center of the investigation told ABC News. The U.S. ...
From Lady Antebellum To Hula Dancers: 7 Ways Winning Governors Are Partying
The nation’s newly elected governors are demonstrating that they know how to throw a party with inaugural celebrations featuring the country’s biggest music stars, hula dancers, a scavenger hunt and other surprising events. 1. LADY ANTEBELLUM -- TEXAS Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott , who won a