Tag: john Kitzhaber

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Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber, Vowing To Never Give Up, Never Surrender, Resigns

Well, this is completely unanticipated! Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has resigned, just days after announcing that no way in the world was he going to resign, which of course was obvious code for "Yeah, call U-Haul and reserve a truck...
Rachel's WTF? muscles really get a workout in this segment

Morning Maddow: Oregon Governor Definitely Resigning Or Maybe Not, Who Knows?

Rachel Maddow takes on the increasingly strange story of Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, who has reached a crisis point in the continuing scandal over the shady financial dealings of his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, who is under investigation for alleged...
First the digitally-added duck, now an owl.

Morning Maddow: Gay Oregon Bears Will Use Jeb Bush To Fight For Equality

Thursday's Rachel Maddow Show kicked off with a salute to Oregon, whose politics are strange and whose wildlife is uppity. There's the seemingly never-ending parade of weird in the state's minority Republican Party: The party chair asked people to send him...

Oregon Obamacare Communists Cut Number Of Uninsured By 10% In Two Weeks, Probably With Death Panels

The hippies running the Oregon Health Plan have enrolled 56,000 new people under the state's expansion of Medicaid, even before the state's insurance exchange -- which has been delayed by technical glitches -- is up and running. Is it...

Nike Will Trade You 500 Jobs for Billions of Dollars in Tax Revenue

Nice local economy you have there, Oregon. Wouldn't want anything to happen to it would you? Good, then you'll surely trade us billions of dollars in tax revenue, for, say, 500 jobs. Isn't that a sweet deal? Sure it...