Oregon House Speaker, Activist Face Off in Primary 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.
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Oregon House Speaker, Activist Face Off in Primary

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Oregon House Speaker, Activist Face Off in Primary

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.