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  1. Rural counties need more than a temporary lifeline: Editorial Agenda 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... up rural economies solely by cutting more trees is not a realistic cure. In response to questions from U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Robert Bonnie , undersecretary for natural resources and environment at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, told a ...

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  2. Lifting arms restrictions to Bahrain would enable the regime's oppressionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... imposed after a violent government crackdown on pro-democracy protests in 2011. In the fall of that year Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.), and other members of Congress blocked a $53 million arms package to Bahrain. Since then, ...

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  3. Crapo, Senate Back PILT $$$Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... swaths of untaxed federal lands within their borders. Crapo introduced a stand-alone bill last month with Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) on the same subject/ U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo's Office , news release. More here.

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  4. While You Were Sleeping: 12 Things the Senate Did During 'Vote-a-Rama' 2015Read the original story

    Friday | US News & World Report

    ... statements aimed at forcing senators to go on the record for or against a controversial issue. For instance, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., got several of the potential GOP presidential contenders - Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Marco Rubio of Florida, ...

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  5. Our View: No more jumping through hoopsRead the original story

    Friday | The La Grande Observer

    ... on Capitol Hill. They have worked tirelessly to secure this vital funding. People like Rep. Greg Walden and Sen. Ron Wyden seem to have unending patience in playing this political game. However the extension got passed, it is a must for Northeast ...

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  6. Oregonians Are 'Mad as Hell' About Trade Deals That Threaten Their Food SupplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Truthdig

    In the 1976 film "Network," a news anchor, played by the late actor Peter Finch, urges his television audience to open their windows and shout the infamous phrase, "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore!" According to people I've talked to on the ground in Oregon, that may be something close to what many residents there are feeling right now. But instead of shouting out the window, Oregonians are petitioning and phoning their senator, Ron Wyden, to ask him to oppose granting so-called fast track authority to President Obama.

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  7. Letter to Wyden re TPPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Kos

    My letter to Senator Wyden about the decisions he is about to make regarding the repulsive "Trans Pacific Partnership" that would subrogate our Democracy to the benefit of corporations and their lawyers for all time. Senator Ron Wyden 221 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.

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  8. Obama's FBI Director Demands That Congress Give Him A Back Door ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Right Wing News

    ... in the post-Snowden political climate, for both privacy and economic reasons. Last year Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden said no more than "a handful of members would support the idea of backdooring Americans' personal property." "Who in Europe is ...

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  9. Washington is coming for your personal dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | InfoWorld

    ... session, the Senate Intelligence Committee this month approved the bill by a 14-to-1 vote, with Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) the lone holdout because the bill "does not include adequate privacy protections." Wyden called CISA simply a "surveillance ...

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  10. Where Have the Protests Gone? Where Can I Find Them?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Irregular Times

    ... of protest that occurs in the United States. Today's article by Peregrin Wood on the activist shaming of Senator Ron Wyden proves that point. But the article comes after the fact. Where do we find out about protest before the fact, when we can ...

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  11. Senators reject push to restore Medicaid fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    Senators voted 47-53 on the proposal, introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden . Sen. Susan Collins broke rank and voted with Democrats.

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  12. Newspaper corrections for March 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | OregonLive.com

    Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden said he was told that it would take a five-fold increase in logging to provide enough revenue to counties so that they no longer needed federal subsidies. The information came from a Department of Agriculture official.

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  13. The Perils of Poorly Drafted Amendments: Min Wage and Paid Sick Leave EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Kos

    ... jobs at home and close loopholes that help those that ship jobs overseas. And some were just about party line. Ron Wyden (D-OR)'s amendment to strike the cuts in Medicaid funding received a 47-53 vote, with only Susan Collins (R-ME) breaking party ...

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  14. Oregon Hospitals Keep Community Benefit SpendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Skanner

    Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, top left, toured Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel last Friday before sitting down to a discussion on expanding the federal Children's Health Insurance Program. On hand to discuss the issues were, from left, Arthur Jaffe, M.D., board member of the Oregon Pediatric Society; to Wyden's left, George Brown, M.D.; Rachael Banks, Healthy Birth Initiative program director for Multnomah County; Legacy Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Mike Newcomb; and African American Health Coalition President and CEO Corliss McKeever.

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  15. Comey 'With Tears' Begs Congress For FBI Access To Americans' CellphonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Daily Caller

    ... in the post-Snowden political climate, for both privacy and economic reasons. Last year Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden said no more than "a handful of members would support the idea of backdooring Americans' personal property." "Who in Europe is ...

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  16. ObamaCare under fire in Senate's 'vote-a-rama'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Hill

    ... which just passed its five-year anniversary. Several Democrats, including Senate Finance Committee ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), tried to strike a portion of the budget that "makes it easier to address Obamacare," known as reconciliation. ...

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  17. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., is interviewed in his Washington D.C. office.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | National Journal

    These days, it's not uncommon for Ron Wyden to encounter picketers when he returns to his home in Portland or his wife's home in New York City. Protesters even camped out in his Washington office for a few days last month.

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  18. Meet the Finance Committee's Minority StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | National Journal

    Sheinkman listens to the Grateful Dead on his morning commute to make sure he stays mellow at the office. It's a good habit, considering that he sees tax reform as his most exciting project this year.

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  19. Rosenblum backs privacy protections for campus rape victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | OregonLive.com

    ... confidentiality protections, according to Rosenblum. Earlier this month, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici and Sen. Ron Wyden are asking the U.S. Department of Education about federal provisions that allow sexual assault victims' medical and therapy ...

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  20. Ron Wyden avoids anti-trade pact protesters while continuing his fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Oregonian

    Anti-free trade protesters gathered outside a Washington, D.C. hotel restaurant where Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., was scheduled to hold a fundraiser on Tuesday night. WASHINGTON-A liberal Internet freedom group says it mounted an anti-free-trade protest Tuesday night that scared away Sen. Ron Wyden from holding a fundraiser at an upscale French restaurant near the Capitol.

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