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[ Boston Globe ]
Ed Markey travels to Mexico, returns with poor reviews for Trump's immigration plan... +
How did Sen. Ed Markey spend this three-day holiday weekend? With a trip to Mexico. But this was for work, not for fun. The Massachusetts senator joined fellow Democrats Sen.Ben Cardin, of Maryland, and Sen. Jeff Merkley, of Oregon, in a trip to the Unite...
Merkley calls for Flynn investigation... +
WASHINGTON -- Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley is among a group of senators asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appoint a special counsel to investigate National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's resignation. ...
Are Democrats Finding a Voice Against Trump?... +
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) joins MTP Daily to discuss the Democratic opposition to Donald Trump in the Senate....
Trumps nominees from 'extreme edge'?... +
Senator Jeff Merkley joins MSNBC's Steve Kornacki to discuss why Democrats in the Senate have found it so challenging to consider Trump's cabinet nominees....
After blocking Elizabeth Warren, Mitch McConnell lets Oregon Dem Jeff Merkley finish reading King letter... +
An Oregon Democrat defied Senate Republicans by reading into the record a letter from Martin Luther King Jr.’s widow that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) had been stopped from sharing hours earlier. Coretta Scott King warned 30 years ago that Jeff Sess...
Social media users call McConnell sexist for censure of Warren but not male senator... +
Sen. Elizabeth Warren was censured on the Senate floor and forbidden from speaking after reading a letter by Coretta Scott King about Sen. Jeff Sessions. Hours later, Sen. Jeff Merkley read the same letter and was not reprimanded....
[ Politics ]
Senator: Trump's SCOTUS nominee is 'far extreme right' ... +
Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley says Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is on the far extreme right....
Senator Jeff Merkley, D-CuckoolandPart 2... +
Continuing with Oregon senator Jeff Merkleys New York Times op-ed urging a filibuster of the Gorsuch nomination (and numbering serially from my Part 1 post):3. Merkley, a non-lawyer, obviously knows zilch about Judge Gorsuch. All that he can muster about ...
Senator Jeff Merkley, D-CuckoolandPart 1... +
In an op-ed in todays New York Times, Oregon senator Jeff Merkley urges his fellow Senate Democrats to filibuster the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch and (as the title of his print piece puts it) make the Republicans go nuclear.I hope very ...
The Magic Marker resistance: Liberal group attacks Neil Gorsuch—for Thomas Hardiman's decision. Whoops!... +
We call it the Magic Marker resistance because so much of the liberal furor these days is prepackaged fill-in-the-blank anger. The #STOP ______ sign protesting Trump's Supreme Court pick was a perfect example. Sen. Jeff Merkley's press release att...
Abbreviated pundit roundup: Why Democrats should filibuster Trump's SCOTUS pick... +
Senator Jeff Merkley comes out swinging in an op-ed for The New York Times on filibustering Donald Trump’s SCOTUS pick: Senate Republicans are in the middle of pulling off one of the great political heists in American history: the theft of a seat on the...
Where Senate Democrats stand on Gorsuch... +
Campaign Action Seven Senate Democrats have followed Sen. Jeff Merkley’s (D-OR) lead, and have come out swinging against popular vote loser Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, showing other Democrats how it's done. ThinkProgress's Ian Mil...
Donald Trump, Neil Gorsuch, and the stolen Supreme Court seat... +
Campaign Action The New York Times sounds and awful lot like Sen. Jeff Merkley and Daily Kos on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Let's start with the title of their editorial on the nomination: “Neil Gorsuch, the Nominee for a Stolen ...
Merkley: Dems can't be complicit in ...... +
Senator Jeff Merkley joins Lawrence to explain why Democrats must not confirm any nominee for the Supreme Court seat that he says Republicans stole from President Obama....
Here Are the Democrats Who Voted for Neil Gorsuch as a Circuit Court Judge in 2006... +
Some Senate Democrats, including Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and Jeff Merkley (Ore.), have alreadysignaled their plans to obstruct and vote against Judge Neil Gorsuch's confirmation to the Supreme Cour...
Dem Sen. Jeff Merkley on Gorsuch: Seat 'Was Stolen' From Obama... +
Sen. Jeff Merkley charged Tuesday that Republicans had stolen the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia and vowed to fight President Donald Trump's nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch....
Democrats vow to block Trump SCOTUS pick... +
Senator Jeff Merkley talks with Rachel Maddow about his intention to filibuster Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick, Neil Gorsuch, after Republicans refused to give former President Obama's nominee a hearing....
Ron Wyden, Jeff Merkley, others condemn Donald Trump refugee, immigration orders... +
Rep. Greg Walden, Oregon's sole Republican member of Congress, was the only representative to not condemn the executive orders issued Friday....
[ Seattle ]
1-31-17 Senator Jeff Merkley plans to filibuster Trump's Supreme Court nominee... +
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Democrats are already plotting to block Trumps Supreme Court pick... +
Eager for political payback, Senate Democrats plan to do everything they can to block President Trumps nomination for the Supreme Court even though they dont know who it will be. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) said Monday that he will filibuster any pick tha...
Senate Democrats Vow To Block Trumps SCOTUS Nominee... +
LISTEN TO TLRS LATEST PODCAST: By Kevin Daley Senate Democrats will attempt to block President Donald Trumps Supreme Court nominee, regardless of who the president selects to fill the vacancy. Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley told Politicohe will filibuster a...
Dem senator: Party will filibuster Trump Supreme Court nominee... +
Sen. Jeff Merkley on Monday predicted that Democrats would launch a filibuster against who ever President Trump picks for the Supreme Court....
Senate Dem vows filibuster of Trumps Supreme Court nominee: This is a stolen seat... +
President Donald Trump is going to announce his Supreme Court nomination on Tuesday night - but at least one Senate Democrat is vowing to do everything in his power to stop it. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D -; OR) tellsPolitico that he and his colleague...
With Jeff Merkley leading, Senate Democrats commit to filibustering Trump SCOTUS pick... +
Campaign Action President Steve Bannon popular vote loser Donald Trump is clearly hoping that he can change the subject from his Muslim ban by moving up his Supreme Court pick announcement to Tuesday in a prime-time address. Senate Democrats, however, ar...
More protests planned Sunday at PDX... +
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley will join others in protest of President Donald Trump's immigration ban at Portland International Airport on Sunday. ...
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