Outsider takes mayoral post in Portland, Ore.
Plea for change spurred voters
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Once dubbed Little Beirut by President George H.W. Bush, this liberally inclined city has again shown its soft spot for antiestablishment outsiders, electing as mayor a former police chief who champions gay rights, sharply limited his campaign contributions, and ran as an antipolitician on a message of fundamental change. (Full article: 901 words)
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