The dark-money group Center Forward, which is buying the ads, has received millions from the pharmaceutical industry in recent years.
A vague state public records law, technology snafus and a lack of communication slow and stymie the accountability process in the Rose City.
In one of only five states with no limits on corporate contributions to candidates, a coalition of grassroots groups seeks to enshrine the ability for voters to pass campaign finance laws.
Rep. Greg Walden of Oregon is in a safely Republican district. But as a staunch opponent of net neutrality who chairs the committee overseeing the FCC, his campaign has continued to be rewarded with telecom cash.