Elections

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Valerie Draper Woldeit Interview

Produced for Between Us
Valerie Draper Woldeit is a republican who is running for the 8th Senate District in Oregon.  She talked with Don Merrill about why being bullied in school ties back to her disdain for Critical Race Theory and how she tries to "love on" all kids, why she feels re-establishi... Read more

So, Why Are Rural Counties Republican?

Airs at: Thu, 04/28/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
Let’s talk about the rural-urban divide in America. A 2020 study by Washington University in St. Louis political scientists found that proximity to bigger cities drives the political divide. Researchers found that even with all other individual characteristics constant, a v... Read more

Zeloszelos Marchandt

Produced for Between Us
Zeloszelos Marchandt is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 35th House seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he is especially keyed into the issues of his district, why focusing on specific policy plans initially is not as important as demonstrating a commitment to Or... Read more

Sami Al-Abdrabbuh Interview

Produced for Between Us
Sami Al-Abdrabbuh is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 4th US House district.  He talked with Don Merrill about how, as an engineer, he will bring more critical thinking to legislation, why public school has a responsibility to teach all children common values of respect ... Read more

Brent Barker Interview

Produced for Between Us
Brent Barker is a non partisan candidate running for BOLI commissioner.  He talked with Don Merrill about how to get labor and business, two entities who often want opposite things, to work toward the same goals, how he'll help improve Oregon's dismal college graduation rat... Read more

Oath Keepers and Trump Associates Texts

Airs at: Thu, 04/21/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
Members of a right-wing militia group sought “protection” for a Texas representative believed to have “critical data.” At the same time, inside the Capitol building, former President Donald Trump supporters violently breached it on Jan. 6. On Monday, a late-night court fil... Read more

Christopher Mann Interview

Produced for Between Us
Christopher Mann is a republican who is running for Oregon's 1st US House seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about his stint as Executive Director of a non profit for Oregon vets, why he feels body cameras and better training will make police more accountable and why "ghost ... Read more

Dacia Grayber Interview

Produced for Between Us
Dacia Grayber is a democrat who is running for Oregon House District 28.  She talked with Sam Bouman about how redistricting caused her to lose the city of Tigard but in the end, it was the best outcome for the city, what working with the homeless issue has taught her about... Read more

Andrew Kalloch Interview

Produced for Between Us
Andrew Kalloch is a democrat who is running for Oregon's 4th US House District.  He talked with Sam Bouman about how he'll balance the importance of climate change and economic opportunity in the communities of his district, why his plan, called "Claim Stat" for monitoring ... Read more

Tim McCloud Interview

Produced for Between Us
Tim McCloud is a republican who is running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about how, as a homeless father raising three children and entrepreneur, he has lived experiences that transcend party, why he views discrimination as an effect of democratic policie... Read more