President Barack Obama flew to Roseburg to meet with families of the UCC victims, and since it was a private trip, no one officially knew where he would be meeting with them.
“This area is the salt of the earth and disrespectful,” said Michelle Finn, organizer of ‘Defend Earth, Deny Barack Obama,’ one of the largest protest groups. It used Facebook to ask thousands of people to join them in their Roseburg protest.
The president was accompanied on Air Force One by Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Rep. Peter DeFazio.
This comes after City of Roseburg officials said some news outlets were reporting that the president was not welcome in Roseburg.
President Barack Obama is welcome in Roseburg, the City said in a press release Tuesday.
In a news conference, Pres. Obama said the US is becoming numb to mass shootings and that perpetrators have sickness in their minds.
Gov. John Kitzhaber on Monday asked the state's attorney general to look into influence-peddling allegations surrounding his fiancee's work for advocacy organizations.
The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night.
With November’s general election just around the corner, Republican candidate for US Senate Dr. Monica Wehby is campaigning across the state on a 10-day tour.
One of the most influential women in the world made a stop in Portland on Tuesday night. Hillary Clinton spoke to a sold-out crowd at the Keller Auditorium, part of the World Affairs Council of Oregon’s International Speaker series.
California Gov. Jerry Brown said he is not sure legalizing marijuana is a good idea in his state because the country could lose its competitive edge if too many people are getting stoned.
Monica Wehby, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Randall's Children Hospital, is among at least four other Republicans fighting for that party's nomination for U.S. senator during this May's primary. The winner will presumably take on incumbent Democrat Sen. Jeff Merkley in the November General Election.
Presidents of all eight public universities and multiple police chiefs oppose the bill, and more than 200 people protested against it on the Capitol steps Thursday.
State attorneys general are not obligated to defend laws in their states banning same-sex marriage if the laws discriminate in a way forbidden by the Constitution, Attorney General Eric Holder told his state counterparts Tuesday.
All the buzz at the National Governors Association meeting over legalizing pot, some say, is just smoke.