Cow Creek Band gives to Democratic and Republican candidates

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D). Photo from Facebook

The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians has contributed to the Democratic and Republican candidates for governor of Oregon.

The tribe donated $50,000 to Gov. John Kitzhaber (D), the Associated Press reported. Another $10,000 went to state Rep. Dennis Richardson (R).

Kitzhaber is seeking a fourth term as governor. Richardson is trailing in fundraising.

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