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Yesterday | OregonLive.com

Rep. DeFazio's criticism of guest columnist was off base: Guest opinion

Congratulations for luring Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., into defending his curious and Orwellian-named legislation , the Airfare Transparency Act of 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Oregonian

Director of much-criticized Roseburg VA Medical Center will retire

The director of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center said she will retire in January after three friction-filled years at the facility.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Douglas County, OR

OregonLive.com

Sen. Ron Wyden needs wiggle room to deliver O&C legislation: Editorial

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., hopes to produce a forest policy bill that would increase timber harvests on federal Oregon and California Railroad lands.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Kurt Schrader, Greg Walden, Republican, Oregon, Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Miami Herald

Campaign Watch: The week in Oregon politics

This July 18, 2014 file photo shows Rep. Dennis Richardson in Salem, Ore. Gov. Kitzhaber and his Republican rival, state Rep. Richardson, are getting in on the ice bucket challenge, after both accepted the challenges this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Oregon, Oregon Government, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Illinoisreview

Republicans outpace Democrats in August Town Hall Meetings

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Jeff Fortenberry, Senator Deb Fischer, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Steve King

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KCBY-TV Coos Bay

DeFazio holds town hall on VA, veterans issues

In light of new legistlation directly affecting veterans, Rep. Peter DeFazio dedicated a town hall meeting to veterans issues Thursday.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Eugene Weekly

Activist Alert 8-14-2014

The ACLU of Lane County's "Civil Conversation" series is holding a public discussion on the " Eugene Police Department's Policy on Biased Conduct " from 5:30 to 6:45 pm Thursday, Aug. 14, at the Eugene Public Library downtown.

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Related Topix: Activism, Lane County, OR, Eugene, OR, Springfield, OR, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Aug 12, 2014

OregonLive.com

DeFazio likely to get earful on LNG in Coos Bay

U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., is slated to make a trip to Coos Bay Wednesday for his annual town hall meeting, where his website says he'll take questions on jobs and transportation legislation, the federal budget, Social Security, Medicare, port dredging and other issues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Coos Bay, OR, Healthcare Law, Law, Social Security, Personal Finance

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Ridenbaugh Press

A recess itinerary

Here's where members of Congress tend to get a bad rap: When congressional recesses are described as vacations, weeks when the officials can head off to the Caribbean and laze around.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mike Crapo, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 08, 2014

OregonLive.com

DeFazio plan would deceive airline customers: Guest opinion

Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., should take little pride that the House of Representatives recently passed a bill he co-sponsored with Rep. Bill Shuster, a Pennsylvania Republican.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Bill Shuster, Opinion

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Tripso.com

Leaf peeping at the Biltmore, tips to save on flights, bait and switch airline advertising

The Biltmore Estates is one of the best places to watch the leaves turn color. Leaf-watching is only one of the things you can do there.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Keep airfares transparent: Airlines want Congress to sow more confusion

Last week, in a scene right out of Netflix's "House of Cards," H.R. 4156, the Orwellian-titled Transparent Airfares Act of 2014, was passed in the U.S. House of Representatives by voice vote with no chance for debate and no record of how each member voted.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Opinion

Grand Canyon News

Arizona official backs bill to streamline Western state land...

That, in turn, would mean more money from trust lands that could go to local schools, said supporters of the bill that would make it easier for states to swap land currently surrounded by federal land.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Raul Grijalva, Democrat, Republican, Rob Bishop

Mon Aug 04, 2014

ThinkProgress

This Book Can Teach You How To Eat Healthy On $4 A Day

In this July 8, 2014 photo, Leanne Brown poses for a picture in her apartment in New York.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Garlic, Life, Food, Nutrition, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Boxer, Feinstein, Napolitano, DeFazio Introduce "W21: Water in the 21st Century" Legislation

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer , U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein , U.S. Representative Grace Napolitano and U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio today introduced "W21: Water in the 21st Century," legislation that would help communities nationwide better prepare for the future by providing new incentives and investments to help residents, businesses and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Grace Napolitano, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Dianne Feinstein, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Examiner.com

Congress and physicians fear new weed killer will significanltly harm children

A pending federal decision to approve a new herbicide has 50 members of Congress and untold numbers of physicians worried for the health of children worldwide.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Agriculture, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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