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Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to feds: won't review Kitzhaber case after all
After vowing to review potential influence-peddling by former Gov. John Kitzhaber when federal authorities are finished investigating, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum now won't look at potential state charges after all.
Rosenblum stepped aside from investigating Kitzhaber and his partner Cylvia Hayes in late February 2015, citing the ongoing joint IRS-FBI investigation into revelations about the two. Hayes, an unofficial advisor to Kitzhaber who'd been granted significant powers within his office, had accepted more than $200,000 from outside interest groups to influence energy and environmental policies.
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