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 2017-03-17 17:34 The Oregonian

After neo-Nazi-fueled disquiet in Portland, Oregon's U.S. senators call for harsher hate crime laws... +

Noting a recent spate of anti-Semitic "hate incidents" in the Portland area, Democratic U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have introduced legislation to clamp down on hate speech and prejudice-fueled attacks....

 2017-03-13 18:27 


Democrats Will Reintroduce A Major LGBT Bill As A Wedge Issue In Congress... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley and supporters of the Equality Act in 2015. Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images Democrats in Congress plan to reintroduce legislation this month that would ban LGBT discrimination nationwide, despite facing a conservative majo...

 2017-03-09 12:32 

Washington Examiner

Sen. Jeff Merkley: Trump 'should apologize' for wiretapping claim... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., said Thursday that President Trump should apologize to Congress and the American people for putting forward the fiction that President Obama ordered his phones to be tapped during the campaign. If the administration can't su...

 2017-03-07 21:38 

Washington Post

Two Senate Democrats slam House GOP health-care plan... +

In interviews with The Washington Post, March 7, Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) criticized the plan put forward by House Republicans to alter the Affordable Care Act....

 2017-03-07 21:05 

Washington Free Beacon

Union-Funded Dems Slam Gorsuchs Labor Record... +

The three Senate Democrats who criticized Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's record on labor issues have collected millions from unions. Democratic Senators Patty Murray (Wash.), Jeff Merkley (Or...

 2017-03-02 23:27 


[ Seattle ]

News Roundtable | Sen. Jeff Merkley | Anti-Government Groups... +

Ryan Lenz, senior writer at the Southern Poverty Law Center, joins us to explain the connection between anti-government activists and the movement to...

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