Oregon Gov. Saves Woman With CPR

    US President Barack Obama (R) waves after speaking at a rally for Democratic gubenatorial candidate John Kitzhaber (L) in Portland, Oregon, October 20, 2010.         AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Move over, Cory Booker: There is a new elected official playing local Superman. On Monday night, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber performed CPR on a woman lying unconscious on a Portland street until paramedics arrived. Kitzhaber, who is a former emergency-room doctor, was on his way to dinner when he ordered his car to stop. He ran to the aid of the woman, who a paramedic said “had possibly overdosed.” She made it to the hospital and is expected to survive. This is hardly the first time Kitzhaber has leaped into action. During a gubernatorial primary debate, he aided a man having a seizure, and once chased down an intruder at his Portland office.

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