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Mon Oct 1, 2018, 04:54 PM

Knute Buehler Slams Kate Brown for Cover Oregon--But That Fiasco Ended Before She Became Governor

On the eve of the first debate between the two leading candidates for governor, the GOP challenger, Knute Buehler, is trying to make up a significant fundraising gap between himself and incumbent Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat.

A fundraising letter Buehler's campaign sent out recently included a line that caught the eye of alert recipients.

The letter listed a "long series of disappointments from Kate Brown." The last of the disappointments listed is "failed Cover Oregon websites."

Cover Oregon was the online health insurance portal the state of Oregon built to sign up new Medicaid patients following the passage of the Affordable Care Act, also know as Obamacare. From 2011, when lawmakers approved building Cover Oregon, until March 2015, when newly sworn-in Gov. Brown signed a bill officially abolishing it, the program failed spectacularly, at a cost of more than $300 million.

Read more: https://www.wweek.com/news/2018/09/29/knute-beuhler-hits-kate-brown-for-cover-oregon-but-that-fiasco-ended-before-she-became-governor/

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Eliot Rosewater Oct 2018 #1

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Mon Oct 1, 2018, 05:00 PM

1. Can we survive a nation where half of us want traitors in office?

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