Therese Bottomly is a managing editor at The Oregonian, with primary responsibility for PolitiFact Oregon and coverage of government and politics. She also is responsible for issues of accuracy and fairness.
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"The nonpartisan CBO, Congressional Budget Office, has said that the No. 1 policy decision that brought us to the need to prevent the nation from defaulting on our debt for the first time in history were the Bush tax cuts in 2001 and 2003."
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We’ve updated the status of a few Gov. John Kitzhaber's promises now that his budget proposal has been released.
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