Despite Drama, Oregon GOP Choice Comes Down To Purity, Practicality

May 20, 2014

Two Republicans with compelling personal stories are vying for the chance to unseat Oregon’s incumbent Democratic senator, Jeff Merkley. Monica Wehby is a doctor with a rare specialty: She performs brain surgery on kids. Her chief opponent, Jason Conger, rose from extreme poverty to attend Harvard Law School in just a few years. The Northwest News Network’s Chris Lehman reports on the GOP primary as it unfolds.

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