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Oregon House Speaker, Activist Face Off in Primary

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Oregon House Speaker, Activist Face Off in Primary

Election 2008: Congressional & State Races

Oregon House Speaker, Activist Face Off in Primary

Oregon House Speaker, Activist Face Off in Primary

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Democrats are trying to unseat Republican Sen. Gordon Smith of Oregon. Tuesday's primary will decide which Democratic candidate will face him in the fall — the state House speaker or an activist who plays up the fact that he has a metal hook for a hand.

Ethan Lindsey reports for Oregon Public Broadcasting.