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More than two dozen people arrested at ‘Occupy Portland’ demonstration

More than two dozen people were arrested Sunday morning as “Occupy Portland” protesters tried to expand into Jamison Square Park. The protesters were arrested after refusing police orders to leave the park, which closed at midnight. They were charged with criminal trespassing, interfering with a police officer and disorderly conduct,…

Oregon Dem sees tough road for Obama reelection in liberal state

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) may represent a very blue district in a blue state, but the dean of the Oregon congressional delegation does not see sunny skies for President Barack Obama in the rainy Pacific Northwest for 2012. DeFazio has 14 town halls scheduled in his district during the recess,…