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  1. Senator Ron Wyden Seeks Study of Impact of Cuba Trade RestrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News Max

    Democratic Senator Ron Wyden, chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, asked the International Trade Commission on Wednesday to begin a study of the economic impact on the United States of current restrictions on exports to Cuba. He said the study, ordered in light of President Barack Obama's easing of trade restrictions on Cuba, would assess the effect of restrictions on exports of goods and services and travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens.

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  2. Senior US senator seeks study of impact of Cuba trade restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Democratic Senator Ron Wyden, chairman of the US Senate Finance Committee, asked the International Trade Commission on Wednesday to begin a study of the economic impact on the United States of current restrictions on exports to Cuba. He said the study, ordered in light of President Barack Obama's easing of trade restrictions on Cuba, would assess the effect of restrictions on exports of goods and services and travel to Cuba by US citizens.

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  3. In final 2014 push, Congress renews tax breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... more weeks before families and businesses will be thrown back into the dark about what taxes they owe," said Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. "This tax bill doesn't have the shelf life of a carton of eggs." Congress ...

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  4. Radio's KITM podcast: Obama's judicial legacy; re-banning torture; Russian collapse; CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    We're still talking about torture. You'd think it was important, or something. Does it make sense for Sen. Ron Wyden to introduce legislation on it? For Hillary Clinton to endorse the idea? Greg Dworkin rounded up judicial nomination news & commentary , the many implications of the Russian collapse , our own improving economic picture , and the coming Republican Medicaid expansion .

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  5. Congress Retroactively Raises Transit Benefit Limit for 2014; Passes Other Tax ExtendersRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | HR Magazine

    ... tax provisions permanent, but the proposal unraveled after President Obama threatened to veto the deal." Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who chairs the Senate Finance Committee, was unhappy with the one-year, retroactive deal, and with others had advocated ...

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  6. Wyden Votes Against 1-Year Tax ExtendersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Oregon Democrat Sen. Ron Wyden - long an advocate for tax reform to make dozens of short-term tax credits permanent or longer lasting - was one of the 16 losing votes against a one year extension of most of the credits that will apply to 2014. "Retroactive tax bills like the one before the Senate tonight may satisfy some, but they leave our workers, our families and businesses wanting," he said on the Senate floor before a vote Tuesday night.

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  7. Congress Passes Tax ExtendersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | On Wall Street

    ... without income taxes. homework eleven-and-a-half months late and expects to earn full credit,' Finance Chairman Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said on the Senate floor before the vote this evening. Wyden, who wanted an extension through 2015, was ...

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  8. Senate Passes Tax Bill That Includes Key Mortgage DeductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | National Mortgage News

    ... policies permanent - or one sharply skewed in that direction - would have failed the test of fairness," said Sen. Ron Wyden, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. Under the bill, homeowners can deduct the cost of mortgage insurance premiums on ...

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  9. Retroactive Mass Transit Benefit Boost Heads to Obama's DeskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Government Executive

    ... the tax cuts for two years, but Senate Republicans blocked the bill when it came to the floor in May. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who chairs the Senate Finance Committee, was unhappy with the one-year, retroactive deal, calling it unfair for working ...

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  10. Congress restores business tax breaks for 2014, but they end Dec. 31.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., voted against the tax extenders bill because it "doesn't have the shelf life of a carton of eggs." The Senate ensured that businesses can take advantage of numerous tax breaks for 2014 by passing legislation that restored breaks that had expired.

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  11. Ending America's war-time justice systemRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... the American people. To do so, he had to unveil many U.S. capabilities to the global public. In March 2013, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) asked Director of National Intelligence James Clapper in sworn testimony if the NSA collected any type of data at all ...

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  12. Hanford waste storage tanks continue to deteriorate - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... deteriorating. Some of the tanks date to the 1940s and have long passed their designed life span. But U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who requested the report, said the DOE was moving too slowly on the work. "Agreeing to recommendations is one thing, ...

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  13. AP Source: Cuba Releases US Prisoner Alan GrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KNDU

    ... is dead after an elderly driver going the wrong way on Interstate 82 caused a head on crash. Democratic Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon has asked the U.S. Department of Energy to formulate a new plan to deal with issues from a new GAO report on tanks at ...

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  14. Hillsboro solar-panel co., Wyden cheer trade rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Hillsboro solar equipment company and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., hailed a Commerce Department ruling Tuesday as a victory for strong enforcement of trade rules, as it found China and Taiwan has been subsidizing low-cost solar panels dumped into the U.S. market. The agency sided with Hillsboro-based SolarWorld, ruling that Chinese and Taiwanese producers used illegal foreign government subsidies and dumped below-cost solar panels and modules on the U.S. market.

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  15. Senate abruptly wraps up, capping least productive Congress in modern historyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... expire again on Dec. 31, meaning lawmakers will be forced to fight all over again on the issue next year. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), the outgoing chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, voted against the package Tuesday night and lamented that the ...

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  16. Senate clears $81B tax-break packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... have to be revisited again next year. "This tax bill doesn't have the shelf life of a carton of eggs," said Sen. Ron Wyden, Finance Committee chairman, tempering other senators' self-congratulations. The Oregon Democrat said Congress should have ...

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  17. Senate Sends $42 Billion U.S. Tax-Break Renewal Measure to ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    ... is turning in its tax homework eleven-and-a-half months late and expects to earn full credit," Finance Chairman Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said on the Senate floor before the vote this evening. Wyden, who wanted an extension through 2015, was ...

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  18. Tax Extenders Vote a Bipartisan AffairRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Roll Call

    ... it's hard to retroactively incentivize anything - a point made on the Senate floor by outgoing Finance Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who voted no and said the tax bill didn't even have the shelf life of a carton of eggs. Wyden wanted a two-year deal ...

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  19. State of Hanford nuclear waste storage tanks worse than anticipated, says reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    ... AY-102 were similar to the other 27 DSTs, DOE cannot be sure how long its DSTs can safely store waste. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who requested the report, said the DOE was moving too slowly on the work. "Agreeing to recommendations is one thing, ...

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  20. Senate approves tax extenders package without WydenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    ... hikes for millions of individuals and businesses. It was approved in a 76-16 vote with Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), the top tax writer in the Senate, voting no. "This tax bill doesn't have the shelf life of a carton of eggs," Wyden ...

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