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 2017-06-20 01:43 


Democrats push back on secret GOP health bill... +

Senator Jeff Merkley talks with Rachel Maddow about the push by Senate Democrats to raise awareness of the secret, partisan tactics Mitch McConnell and the Senate GOP is using to sneak an Obamacare repeal with as little public notice as possible....

 2017-06-17 01:40 

Washington Examiner

Sen. Jeff Merkley: 'Trump is violating a key anti-corruption clause of the Constitution'... +

All such lawsuits face the same legal hurdle: proving the plaintiff has standing to sue, ie., that those bringing the case are hurt by the p......

 2017-06-16 19:31 


Senator Merkley tours nursing home,...... +

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Senator Jeff Merkley was in Portland Friday, telling seniors living in an assisted living facility they would be hurt badly, because of cuts he said would come to Medicaid, under republican created health care legislation. ...

 2017-06-16 02:43 


[ Seattle ]

Merkley Downplays Presidential Aspirations, Decries Republican Health Care Approach... +

CNN at once lauded and lambasted Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley this week, saying he could be a dark horse presidential candidate for 2020 in part because of...

 2017-06-13 14:00 The Oregonian

Salem high schooler chosen as Jeff Merkley’s first Senate page... +

A Salem native and rising high school senior will be spending the summer on Capitol Hill as the first Senate page sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley....

 2017-06-12 19:55 The Oregonian

Is Jeff Merkley mulling a run for president?... +

Jeff Merkley 2020?...

 2017-06-11 12:17 


[ Politics ]

Jeff Merkley is not on the 2020 presidential radar ... yet... +

He sat in a German brewpub in Southeast Portland for more than an hour without being recognized. ...

 2017-06-06 18:53 

Yahoo News

Betsy DeVos is grilled on discrimination against LGBTQ students... +

At a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley asked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos repeatedly over where she stands of the protection against discrimination of LGBTQ students attending private schools....

 2017-06-06 18:08 

Washington Post

DeVos questioned on discrimination protections in private schools... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) grilled Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on June 6, over whether she would prohibit private schools that receive federal funding from discriminating against students based on religion or sexual orientation....

 2017-06-06 17:38 


DeVos still refuses to say if shed punish LGBTQ discrimination... +

Betsy DeVos thinks all discrimination is wrong, but she won’t say if the Department of Education, under her authority, will withhold funds from schools that do it. The U.S. secretary of education and Sen. Jeff Merkley, a Democrat from Oregon, had a ...

 2017-06-06 17:00 

Crooks and Liars

In Heated Session, Betsy DeVos Refuses To Answer On LGBTQ Discrimination... +

In a heated exchange during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing, Sen. Jeff Merkley tried to force Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to explain her position on "murky" federal laws defending LGBT students from discrimination, but she robotically ans...

 2017-06-06 16:08 

Raw Story

WATCH: Dem senator wont let Betsy DeVos off the hook on taxpayers funding anti-LGBT private schools... +

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) hammered Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos during a Senate hearing Tuesday about her private and charter schools being able to discriminate against LGBT students. “I think thats very important for the public to know that th...

 2017-05-31 21:21 


Sen. Jeff Merkley: Trump bears responsibility for wave of violence that includes Portland murders... +

"to the wave of violence, yes, he bears responsibility."; The post Sen. Jeff Merkley: Trump ‘bears responsibility’; for wave of violence that includes Portland murders appeared first on Hot Air....

 2017-05-30 12:54 

Roll Call

Oregon Delegation Speaks Out on Portland Attack, Denounces Hate... +

Democratic Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Rep. Earl Blumenauer denounced the fatal stabbing of two men and injury of another that occurred on a commuter train in Portland on Friday. Two men were killed, according to news reports, after trying...

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