To the editor:
A funny thing happened on the way to Rep. Greg Walden being a 20 year — 10 term — incumbent: he became a Washington Bigshot, a real player. He chairs an important committee and had well over $3 million dollars in his campaign despite being what the professional consultants consider a safe district; courtesy, of course, of all those constituents of his who don’t live anywhere near Oregon. Presumably, it’s those other constituents who wanted him to not just support, but sponsor, a law that would have deprived over 100,000 people in his district of health insurance.
July 10, 2018 1:54 p.m. read more..