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  1. Oregon Democrats in Congress reject omnibus spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | OregonLive.com

    ... to protect an endangered species." In the House, Oregon Democratic Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, Kurth Schrader, Peter DeFazio and Earl Blumenauer all opposed the bill while the sole Republican in the delegation, Greg Walden, voted for it. "At a time when ...

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  2. Congress Passes Legislation to Help West Coast FishermenRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | PressReleasePoint

    ... (R-WA) and Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA). Additional House members who championed the legislation included Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Jared Huffman (D-CA). These legislators, along with the Act's several cosponsors, represent West Coast ports that ...

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  3. Behind the Scenes of the Democrats' Cromnibus Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Breitbart.com

    It was obvious yesterday that a split had emerged within the Democratic Party between a more practical wing that wanted to keep the lights on and a more extreme progressives wing that appeared willing to risk a shutdown if it meant killing a couple of provisions they disagreed with in the so-called Cromnibus bill. Follow up reports from Politico and the NY Times lay out exactly how those two factions were working at cross purposes yesterday.

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  4. Tea Party DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Slate Magazine

    ... McDonough's pitch had persuaded many Democrats to change their minds, his response was emphatic. Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio called both provisions of the funding bill "unbelievably odious" and said the chief of staff's pitch was "somewhat tepidly ...

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  5. Despite Last Minute Drama, House Narrowly Passes Bill To Fund Most Of The GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Outside the Beltway

    After a day of drama in which it seemed for a time that it might not actually pass, the House of Representatives actually managed to pass the so-called $1.1 trillion "Cromnibus" bill that funds most of the Federal Government through the end of the current Fiscal Year, and the Department of Homeland Security through March, but it required the intervention of the White House to head off a rebellion inside the House Democratic Caucus inspired in no small part by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren over a provision that allegedly weakens certain banking regulations: WASHINGTON - The House narrowly passed a $1.1 trillion spending package on Thursday that would fund most government operations for the fiscal year after a rancorous debate that reflected the new power held by Republicans and the disarray among Democrats in the aftermath of the midterm ... (more)

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  6. Obama sides with US Republicans to pass budget and avoid government shut-downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Independent

    ... point, or they're going to kick us even more next year when they have a bigger majority," said Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon. "They know we will stand our ground on principle in the future and not roll us so easily again." Underscoring Mr ...

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  7. No consensus from House Democrats on spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Washington Examiner

    ... to convince enough Democrats needed to push the bill over the finish line. "There's no consensus," said Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon told reporters huddled outside the meeting room. "There is only discussion." Rep. Gregory Meeks of New York, when ...

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  8. House moves to vote on $1.1T package; backup plan in placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Hill

    ... that includes conservative amendments to grant new freedoms to big banks and wealthy campaign donors. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) spoke up during the meeting to urge the Democrats to remain united in opposition to the proposal. "If I was a lame-duck ...

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  9. Obama, Hoyer Split With Pelosi on 'Cromnibus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Roll Call

    ... such as Rep. Chaka Fattah of Pennsylvania, said McDonough made a "strong pitch," while others, like Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, said the White House was "tepidly received." According to members, McDonough centered his argument around the landscape ...

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  10. Congress struggles to avert shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | CNN

    ... a statement earlier Thursday backing the spending package. But few seemed to be swayed by his plea. Rep. Peter DeFazio, an Oregon Democrat, spoke passionately to reporters after the meeting with McDonough and said a policy provision added to the ...

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  11. Coast Guard Helicopter Stays In NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KEX-AM Portland

    Following their repeated calls to ensure the safety of residents in coastal areas, Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Representatives Peter DeFazio, Kurt Schrader, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici today announced the Congress has passed legislation that will keep the U.S. Coast Guard's air facility at Newport open through the coming year. The Oregon lawmakers worked to include language in the Coast Guard re-authorization bill that would keep the Coast Guard's air stations open through January 1, 2016 - including the Newport facility.

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  12. The gift that keeps on givingRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | National Fisherman

    ... Stevenson; members Ginny Goblirsch and Michele Longo Eder; Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Reps. Peter DeFazio, Kurt Schrader, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici; and everyone else who has fought so hard to keep this air station open ...

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  13. Newport air facility will remain openRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | National Fisherman

    Oregon's congressional delegation - U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Kurt Schrader, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici - announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Congress passed legislation that will keep the Coast Guard's air facility in Newport open until January 2016.

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  14. Aides to Ron Wyden and Greg Walden present clashing views of failure to win timber moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Oregonian

    ... harvests in western Oregon managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Walden, joined by Oregon Democratic Reps. Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader, won House passage of a bill putting about 1.6 million acres into a trust managed by the state of Oregon ...

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  15. US House passes land changes for Coos, Cow Creek & Coquille tribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    The US House passed Representative Peter DeFazio's bill Tuesday to bring changes for five tribes and their land in Oregon. The Western Oregon Indian Tribal Lands Act would give land bases to the Coos and Cow Creek tribes while granting the Coquille tribe the same forest management authority as the rest of the tribes in the country.

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  16. One program flies, another fails in D.C. funding talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... an extension of the Secure Rural Schools program in the first quarter of 2015. "I have worked hard with Reps. Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader on a bipartisan bill to reform federal forest policy. The House has twice passed the Restoring Healthy ...

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  17. Federal payments to timber counties dies in last-minute congressional maneuveringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Oregonian

    ... figures over federal forest policy in Oregon. Walden -- along with Oregon Democratic Reps. Kurt Schrader and Peter DeFazio -- passed a bill through the House aimed at boosting federal forest harvests in western Oregon. But the bill has run into ...

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  18. Rural Oregon can't wait much longer for O&C solution: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | OregonLive.com

    ... 2013, two months after the House passed O&C legislation sponsored by three Oregon congressmen - Democrats Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader and Republican Greg Walden. Early in 2014, Wyden told The Oregonian's Jeff Mapes , "We're never going to have a ...

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  19. A food fight 20 years in the making comes to Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Hill

    ... labeling is now coming to Washington, D.C., where competing proposals are being considered by Congress. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) have introduced the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act (H.R. 1699/S. ...

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  20. Know your GMOs: Asheville chef speaks up at Capitol Hill labeling debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Mountain Xpress

    ... in support of a mandatory GMO labeling initiative introduced by Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore. Mountain Xpress : Why was your team invited to speak on Capitol Hill regarding G.M.O.s, and what results did you achieve? ...

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