Ryan Kost is a staff writer with The Oregonian's politics team.
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Says the Affordable Care Act has already reduced the number of uninsured in Oregon by 10 percent.
"Things like … having Friday classes have been shown to be very effective on college campuses" in reducing drinking.
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After examining hundreds of claims in the 2010 campaign, we've seen some patterns in how candidates -- and outside groups -- have twisted the facts.What makes a vote 'the deciding vote'?
When politicians want to tie their opponents to a controversial bill, there are few tactics as powerful as labeling their vote for the bill as "the deciding vote." But determining a deciding vote is harder than it looks.
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