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3 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Wyden covers a range of issues

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden covered a wide range of regional and national issues in a meeting Tuesday with the Portland Tribune editorial board.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Healthcare Law, Law

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This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

8 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Jeff Merkley commercial sparks debate over his claims on fighting China trade practices

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley released a new TV commercial Tuesday on China's trade practices that quickly plunged him into a debate with Republican rival Monica Wehby over whether he's accomplished much on the issue.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Wyden, Oregon, Oregon Government

14 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Monica Wehby: Delayed disclosure report shows another link with timber CEO Andrew Miller

Republican Senate candidate Monica Wehby has filed a new financial disclosure report after gaining three months of extensions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Claremont, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Columbian

In Our View: Restoring the River

At 1,253 miles long, the Columbia River winds its way through the Pacific Northwest.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer, Democrat, US Senate, Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, Republican, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

KVAL-TV Eugene

Local first responders unprepared for oil train disaster

Trains transported more than 11 million barrels of crude oil through Oregon last year - nearly 4 times as much as in 2012, according to Sen. Ron Wyden.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Lane County, OR

Washington Examiner

Jeff Merkley campaign attacks Republican colleague as 'Tea Party folk hero'

The campaign of Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley is criticizing one of his Republican colleagues for being a " Tea Party folk hero."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Tea Party, Democrat

Daily Kos

Election Diary Rescue: Week 32

The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 49 diaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Eric Cantor, Neil Abercrombie

Bellingham Herald

Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

This April 30, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, right, joined by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., center, and Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

This April 30, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, right, joined by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., center, and Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid

Los Angeles Times

Sen. Elizabeth Warren - Democrat, liberal, go-to fundraiser

Sen. Elizabeth Warren , left, raised $339,000 over two days in Kentucky for Alison Lundergan Grimes, right, in her effort to unseat Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Senate minority leader.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, A Fighting Chance, Books, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Patients' Angst Spurs Wehby to Enter Key Oregon Race

Pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby, a Portland, Ore., doctor running as the Republican challenger to Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, is among a few novices seeking seats in the U.S. House, Senate and governors' mansions across the country this November, competing for the attention of an electorate weary of Washington infighting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon, Oregon Government, Social Security, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law

Reuters

PROFILE-Oregon lawmaker will not let Fed forget to tackle commodities

Just over a year ago, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley was looking for a place to make a bold statement about his latest crusade: taking Wall Street's traders to task for gaming commodity markets.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer, Democrat, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, Marketing, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

Fri Aug 15, 2014

OregonLive.com

Sens. Ron Wyden, Jeff Merkley talking oil train safety Monday with Eugene firefighters

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley met earlier this year at Portland Fire & Rescue headquarters with railroad companies and first responders, saying reforms are needed to address dangers in Oregon from trains hauling crude oil.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Politics, Eugene, OR, Portland, OR

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Billionaire Koch brothers aim millions at Oregon U.S. senator

"Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce," a group organized by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch, is on the air with what is reported to be a $3.6 million campaign against Oregon's Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich

The Oregonian

Jeff Merkley accepts two televised debates in Oregon Senate race

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore, and Republican challenger Monica Wehby have yet to agree to a debate schedule this fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Forest Grove News-Times

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Oregon's U.S. Senate race between incumbent Sen. Jeff Merkley, a Democrat, and his Republican challenger, Monica Wehby, just got a lot more complicated.

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Portland Tribune

Sources Say: Propaganda, not partisanship, may be coming intoa

In the increasingly heated race for U.S. Senate, Republican Monica Wehby has launched an attack against Democratic incumbent Jeff Merkley - she's accusing him of being partisan.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer, Gordon Smith, Republican

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Lake County Examiner Online

Lake County escapes worst of it so far as Oregon burns

Thunderstorms and human-caused fires have kept firefighters busy all summer, but while much of the west coast is ablaze, Lake County has thankfully been spared of many large-scale fires consuming much of the surrounding area, albeit completely encircled by a ring of fire.Most fires necessitating fire crew response are actually human caused, but ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Lake County, OR, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Weather, Lakeview, OR, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

OregonLive.com

David Sarasohn: Kitzhaber runs into the Oracle buzzsaw

The lead Oregon political news of August so far has been the $3.6 million in TV ads launched against Sen. Jeff Merkley by the political action committee run by the multibillionaire Koch brothers.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Oregon Government, Democrat, John Kitzhaber, US Governors, Opinion

Breitbart.com

Hollywood Tries to Save Senate for Democrats...

With the United States Senate looking more and more like it will fall into Republican hands next year, the usual-usuals in Hollywood are pouring thousands of dollars into campaign coffers in the hopes of turning it around.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Mark Begich, Republican, Mitch McConnell

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