Lauren Dake

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Lauren Dake is a political reporter and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Before OPB, Lauren spent nearly a decade working as a print reporter. She’s covered politics and rural issues in Oregon and Washington. She’s spent time in a maximum-security prison in Bogota, Colombia (for a story!) and sat in a sweat lodge on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation.

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Oregon U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader speaks in support of reproductive rights after a Planned Parenthood event in downtown Portland on Friday, May 31, 2019.

Oregon US Rep. Kurt Schrader apologizes after likening second possible Trump impeachment to ‘lynching’

U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, considered the most moderate Democrat in Oregon’ congressional delegation, reportedly told his colleagues in the House Democratic Caucus on Friday that he was against impeaching President Donald Trump for inciting the mob that broke into the U.S. Capitol. Then Schrader likened the attempt to remove Trump to a “lynching,” according to reports from ABC News.









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