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Chronicle reporter ‘Feels the Bern’ at rally

Come November, Hillary Clinton is expected to be the Democratic presidential nominee but thousands of people in Vancouver, Wash., delivered a different message Sunday, chanting “Bernie! Bernie! Bernie!” as they stood in line for hours at Hudson’s Bay High School in the rain hoping to get inside the gymnasium to see the senator from Vermont. I know because I was one of them.

May ballot determined

Candidates for the May 17 primary have been set and the only contested local race will be between incumbent Steve Kramer and Haystack Broadcasting reporter Rodger Nichols for Wasco County Commissioner Position 2.

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‘Outsider’ eyes Senate seat

Sam Carpenter is hoping to ride the anti-establishment wave into federal office by ousting incumbent U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore. Carpenter, a Republican, said that he joins millions of Americans in the belief that it is time to “stop playing Washington politics.”

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Clinton, Trump solidify lead in Super Tuesday races

MIAMI — Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump seized decisive Super Tuesday victories with math and momentum on their side, leaving rivals scrambling for last-chance, long-shot strategies. For the Republican establishment, the search was increasingly dire.

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Kramer seeks re-election

Wasco County Commissioner Steve Kramer announced his candidacy for a second term at The Dalles Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Breakfast earlier this month.

Wyden hosts TD town hall

Senator to visits three counties on Tuesday

Voting gets easier with auto signup

Voting statewide will become even more convenient in 2016. Starting Jan. 1, Oregon Motor Voter, the state’s new voter registration law, will take effect and automatic voter registration will be available to those who are eligible to register to vote and apply for an original, renewal, or replacement license, permit, or ID card at the DMV. Once someone applies for a license, they will receive a card and a pre-paid postage return envelope from the Oregon State Elections Office.

Shaniko election ends in a tie vote

A recent Shaniko election is proof every vote counts.When 16 of the city’s 21 registered voters decided whether to impose a five year local option levy for fire protection last Tuesday, the result was an 8-8 tie.

Magill files for sheriff seat

Chief deputy ready to lead local agency

Walden ‘stunned’ by Boehner move

Oregon Republican is rooting for Paul Ryan to take position

Wyden stops in TD for annual town hall

Topics range from pot laws to education, foreign policy

Journalist hops into county political race

Nichols says 42 years in the field has given him insight

Stauffer files for re-election

Judge Janet Stauffer has filed for a second six-year term as Circuit Court Judge of the Seventh Judicial District. Since May of 2010, she has served citizens in Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam and Wheeler counties.

Huffman looks back at 2015 legislature

The Oregon Legislature adjourned its 2015 session a little more than two weeks ago and Rep. John Huffman, R-The Dalles, is pleased about making progress on several issues despite his party’s minority status.

McAllister wins D21 seat

Incumbent re-elected to board

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