Wednesday marked an historic day at the mouth of the Klamath River when two sitting governors, the U.S. Interior secretary and a power executive met to sign agreements to remove dams from the river.

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Though the path is cleared for dam removal after years of political tie-ups, much lies ahead for Klamath Basin restoration.

Elsewhere in Oregon, the presidential campaign is heating up. Bernie Sanders is digging in in the Beaver State, one in which he expects to perform well.

However, the Republican candidates thus far have very little presence in the Northwest despite looming primaries.

It’s our Friday morning roundup of the week in politics with Bill and Jeff. Bill Lunch is OPB’s Political Analyst. He’s at the Academic Technologies Studio on the OSU Campus in Corvallis. Jeff Mapes is OPB’s Senior Political Reporter.

Listen to their full conversation by clicking play in the audio player at the top of the article.

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