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Tuesday's final approval of the long-debated Volcker rule, which places new restrictions on bank trading, sparked celebration from supporters and warnings from critics.
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Last month, we noted that a bipartisan group of senators, lead by Jeff Merkley of Oregon, introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that asked President Obama to seek a vote in Congress over whether to extend the war in Afghanistan through "2024 and beyond," as the potential security pact with the Afghan government proposes.
U.S. banks will be barred in most cases from trading for their own profit under a federal rule approved Tuesday.
For the first time since they weakened the age-old filibuster, Democrats pushed one of President Barack Obama's high-profile nominees through the Senate on Tuesday and cleared the way for another.
It was 40 years ago that the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion in the historic 'Roe v.
Juan Williams from The Hill wrote an excellent piece about one of our favorite Senators, Jeff Merkley , naming him as 2013's top political player on Capitol Hill: The junior senator from the Beaver State showed a lot of political bite, in the form of persistence, and has become a left-wing hero as a result.
Elemental Technologies chief executive Sam Blackman outlines the Portland company's success during the Oregon Leadership Summit on Monday at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.
State Rep. Dennis Richardson, R-Central Point, believes Oregon Insurance Commissioner Laura Cali went beyond her legal authority in allowing insurance companies to extend the canceled plans that did not meet the minimum standards set by the Affordable Care Act.
Have you heard? Our government is negotiating a pact with Afghanistan that could keep U.S. soldiers on the ground there through 2024.
In American, 99 percent of sexually active women have used a form of contraception at some point in their lives.
Early days in the race for the U.S. Senate in Oregon, but two of the Republicans in the race showed divergent approaches in taking on incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley this week.
Gov. John Kitzhaber and representatives of the Obama administration have signed an agreement for sharing scarce water in the Upper Klamath Basin, where irrigation was shut off to ranchers last summer after the Klamath Tribes exercised newly awarded water rights to protect fish.
Bend resident Craig Wilhelm served in the Army in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now he's entering a new, quite different field of combat: politics.
Jo Rae Perkins, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, is an unabashed conservative but she believes she has what it takes to help break gridlock in Washington, D.C. Perkins, who is from Albany, pointed out one of her biggest supporters is a lifelong Democrat, a woman she won over during a face-to-face discussion earlier this year.
Southwest Portland residents opposed to the sale of Water Bureau property to a developer are raising funds to hire an attorney.