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  1. Notes From the Battlefield in the Patent War | CommentaryRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Some years ago, living in a cheap apartment near the airport in Columbia, S.C., I wrote X-Plane, a flight-simulator program that has been the top-selling simulation training program in the world, enabling countless pilots to learn to fly more safely on a computer, thus enabling safer flight. It's not just for professional pilots, however.

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  2. Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAYRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Daily Kos

    ... and Kurds to make peace or to act for the common good. They have been in conflict for 1,400 years." ---Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) I could digress and say that you have the ability to give magnificent gentle kisses, or that I love your tan lines or ...

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  3. Possible 'clean fuels' vote; Commissioner Diane McKeel's cluelessness: Editorial Peaks and ValleysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | OregonLive.com

    ... Democrat Earl Blumenauer (114); Democrat Suzanne Bonamici (176); Republican Greg Walden (177) and Democrat Peter DeFazio (238). In the Senate, Democrat Ron Wyden was rated the 36th most bipartisan of the 98 members ranked (those who'd served fewer ...

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  4. House extends highway funding through JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | McClatchy

    ... gasoline and 24.4 cents a gallon on diesel have stayed constant whether gasoline cost $2 or $4 a gallon. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., earlier said that drivers would pay about 1.7 cents more per gallon, a modest increase that he said would cost no ...

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  5. House Dems Push Long-Term Highway MeasureRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Presenting it as "a framework to provide Congress with robust investment targets," Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio and 19 Committee Democrats have introduced H.R. 2410, the Obama Administration's GROW AMERICA Act , as a long-term surface transportation reauthorization bill. "Although I don't support every provision of the bill, the legislation gets two critical issues right-- the long-term length of the reauthorization and the level of investment," Rep. DeFazio said in a statement on the bill's introduction issued on Tuesday.

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  6. Congress Passes Temporary Fix For Highway Funding to StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The CPA Technology Advisor

    ... aid has already caused some states to cancel or delay millions of dollars in construction projects. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., urged colleagues to raise the federal gas tax, saying 14 states have raised theirs since 2013 "and nobody lost their ...

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  7. Documentary 'When Giants Fall' tells tragic story of elephant poachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... t. But there's a pushback too, shown in anti-poaching marches all over the world. One of Oregon's congressmen, Peter DeFazio, is a strong supporter of sanctions for ivory consumer nations and she urged support for his efforts.

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  8. House passes another temporary fix to keep highway aid goingRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | WMC-TV Memphis

    ... aid has already caused some states to cancel or delay millions of dollars in construction projects. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., urged colleagues to raise the federal gas tax, saying 14 states have raised theirs since 2013 "and nobody lost their ...

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  9. House Passes Two-Month Transportation ExtensionRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    ... they would fund a long-term bill. Some important legislators are taking steps toward the multi-year bill. Rep. Peter DeFazio (Ore.), the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's top Democrat, introduced the Obama administration's GROW AMERICA ...

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  10. Schnitzer Steel CEO says trade treaty critical for OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Tualatin Times

    ... Republicans have already spoken out against it. They include Democratic Fifth District Congressman Peter DeFazio, who has been urged to run against Wyden in the 2016 primary election by some fast track opponents. DeFazio has ruled out such a ...

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  11. House patches highway funding with summer extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    ... the distraction of having to deal with the shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund later this summer." Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) ranking member of the Transportation committee, echoed and amplified Shuster's concern for the shutdown of transportation ...

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  12. Oregon lawmakers fight Bend, Eugene mail center closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... signed by Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley as well as by Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, Greg Walden, Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio, and Kurt Schrader. "This causes delays in mail delivery, increases the amount of mail the Portland location must process, ...

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  13. MRC Rides Stephanopoulos Controversy To Boost Anti-Hillary BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | ConWebBlog

    ... as the sugar daddy financing the increasingly quixotic campaigns by Oregon right-winger Art Robinson for Peter DeFazio's congressional seat (the other main booster of which has been WorldNetDaily managing editor David Kupelian). So, yeah, Schweizer ...

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  14. Oregon Legislators Fight Planned Closure of Bend's Mail Processing PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KBND-AM Bend

    ... location is consolidated, there will not be any locations left on the east side of the Cascades. Congressman Peter DeFazio, who also signed the letter, says if funding is a concern, the solution should be in passing more effective legislation rather ...

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  15. House passes another temporary infrastructure funding billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | CBS News

    ... aid has already caused some states to cancel or delay millions of dollars in construction projects. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., urged colleagues to raise the federal gas tax, saying 14 states have raised theirs since 2013 "and nobody lost their ...

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  16. "We can't pretend, oh, we're going to do more with less. We're past that point."Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Bloomberg

    ... totaled $54 billion from 2008 through 2014, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon, the top Democrat on the Transportation Committee, said lawmakers should be able to negotiate a long-term highway ...

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  17. House GOP Plans 2-Month Extension of Highway FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... extension to give lawmakers time to find a longer-term solution, said spokeswoman Julia Lawless. Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, top Democrat on the House Transportation Committee, and Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, lead Democrat on the Senate Finance ...

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  18. House Approves Measure To Halt EPA's Waterway ProposalRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Water Online

    ... as premature. "We're being asked to vote on killing something that nobody has read," said Democratic Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, per the AP. "The major Republican presidential candidates have united around a bill to stop the Environmental ...

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  19. Amtrak funding still contentious post-crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | USA Today

    ... weekly. "I ride the Acela, which is supposed to be our high-speed rail. It is shake, rattle and roll." Reps. Peter DeFazio of Oregon and Michael Capuano of Massachusetts, who are the top Democrats on the House Transportation Committee and railroad ...

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  20. Boehner Scolds Reporter For Asking 'Stupid Question' on Amtrak FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | News Max

    ... clashed Wednesday over a vote to cut more than $200 million from the rail system's budget. Representative Peter DeFazio, an Oregon Democrat who is the party's top member on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said Wednesday the ...

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