Oregon Senator Walkout

Republican Oregon GOP senators expect legal challenges to be filed tied to the Republican-led walkout. Senators prepare for their floor session May 9 in Salem.

The GOP-led Senate walkout is the first round of a fight that likely will continue in court when the session concludes by June 25.

The political futures of senators who have racked up 10 or more unexcused absences is on the line: They’re disqualified from serving another term of office under a constitutional amendment approved in November.