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File photo of a person holding the American flag upside down in protest. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Oregon Man Flying American Flag Upside Down To Protest Obama Presidency

A Pendleton man says he’s flying the U.S. flag upside down to protest the presidency of Barack Obama, but some of his neighbors aren’t happy with the display.

CBS Seattle–06/03/2013

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FBI: Ricin Letter To Obama Sent From Spokane

A suspicious letter containing the deadly poison ricin was mailed to President Barack Obama from Spokane, Wash., on the same day similar ricin-tainted letters were mailed to a federal judge and a post office, the FBI said Thursday.

CBS Seattle–05/31/2013

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FBI: No Arrests In Case Of Spokane Ricin Letter

The FBI says it still has not made any arrests after searching a downtown Spokane apartment as part of an investigation into the discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.

CBS Seattle–05/20/2013

In a move that would capitalize on provisions under President Barack Obama's health care law but could cost the federal government millions of dollars, Washington state lawmakers have found a creative way to pass a large chunk of their health care expenses along to Washington, D.C. — and analysts say others are likely to follow suit. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers Threaten To Push Millions In Health Care Costs To Feds

In a move that would capitalize on provisions under President Barack Obama’s health care law but could cost the federal government millions of dollars, Washington state lawmakers have found a creative way to pass a large chunk of their health care expenses along to Washington, D.C. — and analysts say others are likely to follow suit.

04/24/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on proposals to reduce gun violence. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sheriffs And State Push Back Against Gun Control

From Oregon to Mississippi, President Barack Obama’s proposed ban on new assault weapons and large-capacity magazines has struck a nerve among rural lawmen and lawmakers, many of whom vowed to ignore any restrictions — and even try to stop federal officials from enforcing gun policy in their jurisdictions.

01/17/2013

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Shyne Threatens Obama With “Kanye West Meltdown” Over Chicago Murders

Former Diddy protégé Shyne has gone on a Twitter tear against the president. The Belize-born rapper has been calling out President Barack Obama for not doing more to curb the murder rate in the president’s hometown of […]

01/14/2013

State legalization of marijuana got a boost from President Obama, but federal laws still a legal mine field. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Despite Obama Downplay Of Pot, Fed Law Confuses Users

Backers of new laws that legalized marijuana in Washington and Colorado were cautiously optimistic after President Barack Obama said Uncle Sam wouldn’t pursue pot users in those states.

12/14/2012

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AP Survey: Economic Ills May Defy Next President

Whoever wins the U.S. presidential election will likely struggle to manage the biggest economic threats he’ll face.

CBS Seattle–10/29/2012

The Final Presidential Debate

CBS Seattle–10/22/2012

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Ore. Democrats Hope Obama Has Long Coattails

Oregon isn’t likely to determine the outcome of the presidential election this year, but the race for the White House could sway the outcome of other races in Oregon.

09/29/2012

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