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Kitzhaber holding lead in Oregon governor's race
A poll finds the incumbent retains his 7 percentage point advantage despite weeks of headlines about his wife's state business arrangements and 1997 green-card marriage.
Oregon's first lady admits secret green card marriage
Cylvia Hayes, who is engaged to Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, admitted at a press conference yesterday that she married an Ethiopian immigrant 17 years ago in exchange for $5,000. The Governor, she said, was not aware of the marriage, which was her third, until it was exposed by the Willamette Week earlier this week.
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