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Clackamas County clerk blames multiple election mistakes on outside businesses

About three months after election snafu rendered more than half of all Clackamas County primary ballots unreadable, diverted hundreds of county employees from their normal jobs, and cost taxpayers $600,000, Clerk Sherry Hall addressed the county Board of Commissioners on Wednesday with her summary of what went wrong.






Senate passes big Biden deal; House to vote next

Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less ambitious than President Joe Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still meets deep-rooted party goals of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations.


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