09 01 2014
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Minority Dems Forced to Get Creative

WASHINGTON—Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has dreamed for years of getting the federal government to help build a big, new airport near his district, creating an economic boom for Chicago's South Side and south suburbs.
But even with a seat on the powerful House Appropriations Committee, Jackson has failed to get congressional approval.

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Portland Community College Cascade Campus President Algie Gatewood, right, receives a check for $150,000 for the school's Skills Center from state Rep. Chip Shields, D-Portland, left, Gov. Ted Kulongoski and state Sen. Margaret Carter, D-Portland, during a ceremony held Monday in the school's technology building.

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