Kari Chisholm

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BlueOregon is the brainchild of Kari Chisholm, who says he helped launch it because, "well, it seemed like something I wanted to read." Once a political campaign hack, Chisholm now runs Mandate Media, a consulting firm that does "internet strategy for people changing the world." His personal blog covers Politics & Technology. In 1999-2001, Chisholm was the volunteer board chair of X-PAC, a nonpartisan group that sought to build a new generation of political leaders and community activists in Oregon.


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Nov. 20, 2014Tim Hibbits: Measure 92 going to a recount
Nov. 18, 2014Punditology 2014: Which political nerd reigned supreme?
Nov. 18, 2014No, really, Monica Wehby wants to run Obamacare in Oregon. Really!
Nov. 14, 2014National Democrats look to Merkley's win for lessons
Nov. 08, 2014Oregon now one of just four states where you can get stoned at a gay wedding
Nov. 05, 2014A bloodbath. But not in Oregon!
Nov. 04, 2014Election Night Parties!
Nov. 04, 2014Punditology 2014: Our collective, conventional wisdom
Nov. 01, 2014Punditology 2014: Which political nerd will reign supreme?
Oct. 30, 2014The fatal flaw in Measure 90, and the election that proves it
Oct. 28, 2014Does Ruth Carey, nutritionist and No on 92 spokesperson, understand how genetics works?
Oct. 21, 2014OR-5: The race that wasn't
Oct. 19, 2014The mask is off: Measure 90 is for Republicans
Oct. 17, 2014If an oil train derailed in Oregon...
Oct. 16, 2014Merkley: "Call me a progressive"
Oct. 08, 2014Sen. Betsy Close: One of the 12 dirtiest legislators in the nation.
Sep. 26, 2014Will the media actually ask Dennis Richardson where he stands?
Sep. 22, 2014It's official! Turn your dial to 107.1 to hear XRAY FM
Sep. 19, 2014A little mansplainin' for all the ladies out there
Sep. 17, 2014Kitzhaber & Richardson reveal fall TV ads
Sep. 17, 2014NY Times on Portland: All the kombucha you can drink, but no jobs.
Sep. 02, 2014No, really, Dennis Richardson actually said that.
Aug. 30, 2014Big news: XRAY's progressive talk is about to get a lot easier to hear on your radio
Aug. 29, 2014Thanks to Measure 85, corporate kicker to kick $43m to Oregon schools!
Aug. 23, 2014Merkley & Wyden take the Ice Bucket Challenge
Aug. 21, 2014Ice Bucket Challenge: Rep. Tobias Read challenges Gov. Kitzhaber and the entire Legislature (update: Kitzhaber gets soaked!)
Aug. 12, 2014Ruling: Ted Wheeler can't run for Treasurer again (but what about the Bill Bradbury precedent?)
Aug. 01, 2014Greg Walden: Not exactly a superhero.
Jul. 29, 2014Sign the petition: Hands off the internet!
Jul. 24, 2014Hedge fund run by Robert Mercer, who funded anti-DeFazio SuperPAC, may have dodged $6 billion in taxes
Jul. 20, 2014Vic Atiyeh, Oregon's last Republican governor, has passed away at age 91
Jul. 17, 2014Merkley: Birth control access is an economic issue
Jul. 17, 2014A decade of BlueOregon
Jul. 16, 2014Hey, so whatever happened to David Wu?
Jul. 15, 2014Net neutrality and the fight to save democracy
Jul. 08, 2014Marijuana is now legal and for sale in Washington. Will Oregon be next?
Jul. 02, 2014Paging Charlie Hales.
Jun. 28, 2014DeFazio: Every time gas prices go up, Republicans pass imaginary legislation. It's Groundhog Day in June!
Jun. 23, 2014PSU discovers and digitizes long-lost tapes of historic speeches
Jun. 17, 2014Why is Greg Walden screwing over farmers in his district?
Jun. 16, 2014For Monica Wehby, last week didn't go so well.
Jun. 12, 2014Enough is enough. Tell our legislators to commit to action on gun safety.
Jun. 10, 2014Heartache for Emilio Hoffman and the entire Reynolds HS community
Jun. 06, 2014OR-SEN: Merkley first on TV in Senate race
Jun. 04, 2014But wait! Charlie Hales promised to pave our streets without a street fee
Jun. 03, 2014Should Oregon change how we conduct primary elections? And if so, open or unified primaries?
Jun. 02, 2014Washington Post: Oregon race for Senate is a "test" for Republicans
May. 29, 2014Two polls: Merkley leads Wehby by double digits
May. 21, 2014Observations on the Primary Election
May. 20, 2014Election Night Parties!

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