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Portland’s Weiner: A Sex Scandal Grows in Oregon (Updated)

Details of county chief’s sordid affair with subordinate emerge.

10:08 AM, Jul 25, 2013 • By ETHAN EPSTEIN
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Update: Earlier today, the Multnomah Board of County Commissioners, which Cogen chairs, considered the aforementioned resolution calling for his resignation. The resolution, which required unanimous consent to be adopted, failed on a 4-1 vote. Who cast the opposing vote? Jeff Cogen. 

Benjamin Silver contributed reporting to this piece.

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