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Politics Timeline: Ethics allegations against Oregon governor, fiancée Timeline: Ethics allegations against Oregon governor, fiancée
Just weeks after being sworn in for an unprecedented fourth term, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber finds himself fighting for his political life over allegations his fiancée used their relationship to win contracts for her consulting business and failed to report income on her taxes.
Politics Senate president tells governor to resign: 'This has got to stop' Senate president tells governor to resign: 'This has got to stop' (Video)
Oregon's top Democrats urged Gov. John Kitzhaber to resign Thursday, saying he cannot lead the state effectively amid a growing ethics scandal involving his fiancee, a green-energy consultant suspected of using their relationship to land contracts for her business.
Politics Kitzhaber planned to resign, changed his mind Kitzhaber planned to resign, changed his mind
With an ethics scandal weighing him down, embattled Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber decided to resign but then changed his mind, three people with direct knowledge of the situation said.