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 2017-04-28 22:56 

Newsmax

Sen. Jeff Merkley: Senate GOP 'Praying' Healthcare Bill Stays in House... +

Republicans in the Senate are hoping the new healthcare bill does not survive the House of Representatives, Sen. Jeff Merkley said Friday. ...

 2017-04-28 11:57 

Washington Times

Jeff Merkley: Republican colleagues 'praying' health care doesn't make it to the Senate... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley said Friday that many Republican senators are hoping the new health care bill never makes it out of the House....

 2017-04-27 20:04 

Oregonlive.com: The Oregonian

Merkley calls for 100 percent clean energy by 2050, unlikely to get it... +

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., on Thursday introduced the "100 by '50 Act," laying out a roadmap for a transition to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2050. It is the first bill introduced in Congress that will fully envision a transition off...

 2017-04-27 20:00 

AlterNet.org

Senators and Movement Leaders Introduce 100 Percent Clean Energy Bill... +

The legislation comes ahead of the People's Climate March on April 29th. Washington, D.C. -- On Thursday, ahead of the People's Climate March on Saturday, Senator Jeff Merkley, Senator Bernie Sanders, and Senator Ed Markey stood beside movement le...

 2017-04-27 18:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Sen. Jeff Merkley Launches Bill To Completely Phase-Out Fossil Fuels In US... +

Oregon Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley introduced climate legislation Thursday to completely phase-out fossil fuels. Called the 100 by 50 Act, it aims to...

 2017-04-26 23:45 

Raw Story

We learned nothing: Senator who attended Trumps North Korea briefing confirms it was all for optics... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), who attended a White House meeting on North Korea Wednesday, all-but-verified that the gathering was for show. On CNNs Erin Burnett Out Front,” the Democratic senator told the host that lawmakers learned nothing [about Nort...

 2017-04-26 19:02 

Raw Story

Dem senator shreds Trumps tax plan as a $2 trillion giveaway to corporate America in epic Tweetstorm... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) laced into President Donald Trump’s proposed tax plan on Wednesday by pointing out that it amounts to a massive $2 trillion giveaway to corporate America. “Trump’s15% corporate tax rate plan would REDUCE federal ...

 2017-04-26 11:26 

NPR

Senators To Receive North Korea Briefing From Intelligence Officials... +

Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon, one of 100 U.S. senators invited by the White House to a briefing from the president's top military and intelligence officials....

 2017-04-10 18:03 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Oregon lawmakers ask ICE for the release of Portland 'dreamer' updated... +

It has been 15 days since Emmanuel Ayala Frutos was detained at the Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma.US Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, along with U.S. Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici, have asked I...

 2017-04-09 04:26 

Oregonlive.com: The Oregonian

Oregon politicians ask for release of arrested 'Dreamer' ... +

In a letter sent Friday, Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici asked federal immigration authorities to release Emmanuel Ayala Frutos....

 2017-04-07 16:40 

Oregonlive.com: The Oregonian

Wyden, Merkley vote 'no' on Gorsuch Supreme Court confirmation... +

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, Oregon's Democratic U.S. senators, voted against confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court Friday. Gorsuch was confirmed 54-45....

 2017-04-06 21:32 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Q&A: Sen. Jeff Merkley Talks Filibuster, 'Nuclear' Option... +

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate deployed the so-called nuclear option. The Republican majority voted to change longstanding Senate rules allowing the...

 2017-04-06 20:17 

Washington Examiner

Jeff Merkley says GOP 'put a knife' into the heart of republic by ending judicial filibuster... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley is hysterical. After the Senate voted to end the judicial filibuster for Supreme Court nominees, the Oregon Democrat tweeted that the deed is done, and complained that Mitch McConnell just put a knife into the heart of our We the People ...

 2017-04-06 19:08 

Twitchy

Could nuclear hypocrite Sen. Jeff Merkley be a bigger drama queen?... +

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 2017-04-06 18:12 

Washington Examiner

Jeff Merkley flips: Nuclear option 'had to be done' in 2013, now it's a 'dark deed'... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., vigorously opposed the Republican move on Thursday to end the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees, even though Merkley praised Democrats for ending the filibuster for all other nominees in 2013. After Democrats pulled off the ...

 2017-04-06 10:29 

Yahoo News

Senator Jeff Merkley Protests Neil Gorsuch With 15-Hour Speech... +

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley protested Neil Gorsuch's nomination on the Senate floor for more than 15 hours....

 2017-04-06 00:02 

Japan Times

Democrats 15-hour speech over, GOP-led Senate set to vote Gorsuch in, ensuring polarization... +

A Democratic senator yielded the Senate floor Wednesday after talking through the night to highlight his party’s opposition to President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. But the theatrics from Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley could ...

 2017-04-05 23:48 

Washington Times

'Nuclear option' views opposite for senators after 4 years... +

When Sen. Jeff Merkley arrived in Congress in 2009, one of his first crusades was to curtail the power of the filibuster, which he thought was halting much of Democrats' wish list under President Obama. Fast-forward to this year and Mr. Merkley is aga...

 2017-04-05 21:27 

MSNBC

Merkley Pulls All-Nighter Protesting Trump...... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley joins MTP Daily fresh off his all night talk-a-thon to discus his opposition to Trump's SCOTUS nominee....

 2017-04-05 20:41 

AFP

Senator ends 15-hour speech opposing Trump's court pick... +

Democratic US Senator Jeff Merkley delivered one of the longer speeches in Senate history by holding the floor for more than 15 hours into Wednesday to oppose President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.The global network of Agence France Presse co...

 2017-04-05 19:36 

The Weekly Standard

Once Upon a Time, Merkley Supported Nuclear Option Even if Republicans Were in Charge... +

CHRIS DEATONOregon senator Jeff Merkley, who spoke on the Senate floor for 15 hours Tuesday night and Wednesday morning in opposition to the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, said in an interview three years ago that he supported eliminatin...

 2017-04-05 18:57 

The Independent

Democrat Senator spoke non-stop for 15 hours in chamber to block Trump's Supreme Court nomination... +

A Senator has spoken continuously for over 15 hours in protest to Donald Trumps Supreme Court nominee. Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon took to the Senate floor overnight in opposition to the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court....

 2017-04-05 18:23 

Federal News Radio

The Latest: Senator ends marathon speech against Gorsuch... +

Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley has ended his marathon speech on the Senate floor against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch...

 2017-04-05 18:14 

Federal News Radio

Oregon Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley ends marathon Senate speech against Supreme Court nominee after more than 15 hours... +

Oregon Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley ends marathon Senate speech against Supreme Court nominee after more than 15 hours...

 2017-04-05 17:59 

Yahoo News

Democrat holds Senate floor all night in opposition to Trumps Supreme Court nominee... +

In an effort to highlight Democratic opposition to President Trumps Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) held the Senate floor for over 15 hours. But his talkathon wasnt exactly a filibuster, because he wasnt actually holding an...

 2017-04-05 17:54 

UPI

Sen. Merkley speaks for 15 hours against Gorsuch in pre-filibuster... +

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley on Wednesday finished up a 15 1/2-hour speech on the Senate floor to oppose U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch....

 2017-04-05 17:49 

New York Magazine

Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley Held the Floor With a 15-Plus-Hour Marathon Speech to Protest Gorsuch... +

Change the nominee. Protect the integrity of the court....

 2017-04-05 17:28 

Norwich Bulletin

As Senate debates Gorsuch, one Democratic senator spoke against him for 15 hours... +

WASHINGTON - The battle over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee was on full display Wednesday morning in the Senate, where one Democratic senator concluded a marathon speech against Judge Neil Gorsuch.Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., a staunch Gorsu...

 2017-04-05 17:04 

Washington Free Beacon

Dem Senator Ends 15-Hour Protest With No Effect on Gorsuch Nomination... +

Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley (Ore.) on Wednesday morning ended his 15-hour protestagainst Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court, which the Senate will not delay considering despite th...

 2017-04-05 16:40 

Yahoo News

Senator ends 15-hour speech opposing Trump's court pick... +

Democratic US Senator Jeff Merkley delivered one of the longer speeches in Senate history by holding the floor for more than 15 hours into Wednesday to oppose President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee. Senate Republican leaders have scheduled a ...

 2017-04-05 16:19 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Merkley Speaks For 15 Hours Opposing Gorsuch Nomination, But Was It A Filibuster?... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., held the Senate floor overnight with a 15-and-a-half-hour speech opposing the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme...

 2017-04-05 16:14 

Western Journalism

Democrat Sen. Jeff Merkley Finally Gives Up On 15-Hour Senate Filibuster... +
 2017-04-05 15:37 

USA Today

[ Politics ]

Here's why Sen. Jeff Merkley's 15-hour marathon speech was not a filibuster... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley spent 15 hours and 27 minutes speaking out against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch....

 2017-04-05 15:36 

Crooks and Liars

Jeff Merkley Ends 15 Hour Filibuster - SCOTUS Seat Was Stolen... +

Jeff Merkley ended his 15-hour filibuster like this:read more...

 2017-04-05 15:26 

ThinkProgress

Sen. Jeff Merkley held the floor for 15 hours to protest Trumps Supreme Court pick... +
 2017-04-05 15:20 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Jeff Merkley ends 15-hour talk-a-thon against Neil Gorsuch ... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley spoke for more than 15 hours from the Senate floor, laying out his arguments overnight against Neil Gorsuch ahead of a tense showdown over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee at the end of the week....

 2017-04-05 15:08 

Yahoo News

Democratic senator stages all-night filibuster againt Gorsuch... +

A democratic senator stages an all-night filibuster protest against the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. After the Senate began formal debate Tuesday evening, Senator Jeff Merkley's speech has stretched into its 16th hour....

 2017-04-05 15:07 

Capital Gazette

Democratic senator ends 15-hour speech opposing Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch... +

A Democratic senator yielded the Senate floor Wednesday morning after talking through the night to highlight his party's opposition to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. But the theatrics from Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley could not ...

 2017-04-05 15:07 

Chicago Tribune

Democratic senator ends 15-hour speech opposing Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch... +

A Democratic senator yielded the Senate floor Wednesday morning after talking through the night to highlight his party's opposition to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. But the theatrics from Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley could not ...

 2017-04-05 15:03 

VICE

Oregon senator slams Gorsuch for 15 straight hours, but it wasnt a filibuster... +

Senators like to talk but not usually this much. For over 15 hours, Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley held the Senate floor to speak against President Donald Trumps nominee to the Supreme Court Neil Gorsuch. Beginning at 6:46 p.m., Merkley who prides himself o...

 2017-04-05 14:56 

Christian Science Monitor

Democratic senator talks through the night against Republican Supreme Court pick... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D) of Oregon began the talk-a-thon Tuesday evening in a show of opposition to the nomination of Neil Gorsuch....

 2017-04-05 14:54 

Oregonlive.com: The Oregonian

Merkley pulls all-nighter on Senate Floor as Gorsuch fillibuster begins... +

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, who has competed in Ironman triathlons, is in the midst of a different kind of endurance event with potentially far-reaching political implications. Oregon's junior Senator has pulled an all-nighter on the floor of Senate. He is...

 2017-04-05 14:51 

Irish Independent

Senator ends marathon 15-hour speech against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch... +

Democratic senator Jeff Merkley has ended his marathon speech on the Senate floor against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch....

 2017-04-05 14:48 

Time.com

Senator Jeff Merkley Protests Neil Gorsuch With 15-Hour Speech... +

Still shy of the 24-hour record set by Strom Thurmond....

 2017-04-05 14:47 

Los Angeles Times

Sen. Jeff Merkley ends marathon speech against Neil Gorsuch... +
 2017-04-05 14:45 

Washington Examiner

Merkley ends his all-night speech against Gorsuch after 15-and-a-half hours... +

Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley ended his marathon speech on the Senate floor protesting the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court after 15-and-a-half hours Wednesday. The Oregon senator took the floor of the Senate at 6:46 p.m. on Tuesday an...

 2017-04-05 14:35 

Washington Post

Sen. Merkley ends his 15-hour speech against Gorsuch... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) gave a marathon speech on the Senate floor against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, starting the evening of April 4, and into the morning of April 5....

 2017-04-05 14:31 

Mediaite

Senate Dem Speaks For Hours Against Gorsuch, But It Isnt a Filibuster... +

Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon started a "marathon speech," as the Washington Post put it, against the Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch on Tuesday evening at just before 7 pm Eastern. As of 9:45 am Eastern on Wednesday, the Democrat was still spea...

 2017-04-05 14:25 

The Gateway Pundit

Hypocrite Alert: Lib Senator Currently Holding Filibuster Against Gorsuch Still Owns Stop the Filibuster Website... +

Oregon’s Jeff Merkley is on the Senate floor after 16 hours holding an unofficial filibuster of Judge Neil Gorsuch. . ... The post Hypocrite Alert: Lib Senator Currently Holding Filibuster Against Gorsuch Still Owns “Stop the Filibuster”...

 2017-04-05 14:21 

NY Daily News

Oregon Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley ends marathon Senate speech against Supreme Court nominee after more than 15 hours... +

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