Democratic Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley spoke Thursday at the U.S. Capitol, backed by two dozen Senate Democrats.
The head of Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette responded to questions from Republican state representatives about the collection of tissue after abortions.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says he's trying to plant in people's minds the idea that they should rush a shooter in a situation like the Oregon community college attack.
A group of unions and other liberal groups says it has filed paperwork for a ballot measure that would increase the statewide minimum wage to $13.50 per hour and allow local governments to raise it even higher.
Oregon marijuana shops began selling marijuana Thursday for the first time to recreational users, marking a big day for the budding pot industry.
President Barack Obama will travel to Oregon this week to visit privately with families of the victims of last week's shooting at Umpqua Community College.
Washington state's minimum wage will not increase next year, and the state will no longer have the highest statewide minimum wage as of January.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson suggests the Holocaust would have been "greatly diminished" if German Jews had been armed with guns.
A report published by The Tony Blair Faith Foundation's Center on Religion and Politics Tuesday may provide the missing road map to combating terrorism, according to the expert who reviewed it.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said the U.S. should bar refugees from war-torn Syria because they are "infiltrated" with Muslim extremists who seek to harm America.
Days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled new gun control measures Monday aimed at strengthening background checks on gun buyers and eliminating legal immunity for sellers.