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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Jeff Merkley
The investigative arm of Congress on Wednesday agreed to look into problems with state health exchange websites around the country.
Some Democrats at the Rogue Valley Manor retirement community have taken the organization's administration to task for canceling a campaign stop by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley because it would be too politically charged.
Gov. John Kitzhaber and the Sen. Jeff Merkley are hailing the Obama administration's decision to let people get tax credits if they bought health coverage directly from an insurance company because of technical problems with Cover Oregon.
House Republicans intent on highlighting the woes of President Barack Obama's health care law need to look no further than their own back yards, some of which are traditionally liberal strongholds.
Not all Coloradans were impressed by Sen. Mark Udall's invitation to liberal billionaire Tom Steyer's exclusive Democratic Party fund-raiser.
Hundreds of thousands of homeowners in coastal and flood-prone areas would win protection from sharply higher federal flood insurance premiums under legislation muscled through the Senate on Thursday after angry constituents inundated Capitol Hill with complaints.
Environmental groups are lining up against Sen. Ron Wyden's bill to promote logging on federal forests in Western Oregon to help struggling timber counties.
The Republican National Committee said it has filed a public records request seeking information about Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange - a sign the GOP sees the Cover Oregon challenges as a chance to make gains.
President Obama told key Senate Democrats at a private White House meeting to refrain from slapping new sanctions on Iran.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley has told supporters his campaign fund has hit $3 million. He said in an email Thursday he raised $1.3 million over the last three months of 2013, the best quarterly haul so far for his re-election campaign.
Gina McCarthy's already bumpy road to becoming Environmental Protection Agency administrator took another detour Thursday morning when Senate Republicans boycotted a committee vote on her nomination, blocking it for now.
While President Obama keeps pounding away to get votes to pass gun restrictions in the Senate, pro-Second Amendment supporters are pushing the upper chamber in the opposite direction. Sen. Tom Coburn introduced two amendments to strengthen the rights of gun owners and keep the federal government in check.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he's determined to move forward this week with proposed filibuster reforms — with or without the help of Republicans.
With the "fiscal cliff" averted for now, and the Senate on recess the next two weeks, the chamber's leaders have some breathing room to negotiate a possible compromise on another toxic topic — filibuster reform.
Sen.-elect Tim Kaine on Thursday expressed enthusiastic support for reforming the chamber's filibuster rules, echoing a chorus of freshmen eager to make changes on Capitol Hill after being left to watch a gridlocked Senate from the sidelines the past several years.
Merkley said in a statement that he looked forward to the GAO's recommendations, "about how to fix the system and avoid this happening in the future."
He has said he is working on legislation to fix the law.