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  1. Oregon Coast Science: New Whale Tech, Wave Energy Test FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Beach Connection

    A lot of new and eye-opening developments are coming out of the Hatfield Marine Science Center and its parent institution, Oregon State University . Announcements this week include a massive wave energy test facility that will be built off the central Oregon coast and some new technology is providing engaging discoveries about whales.

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  2. Word on the Hill: Pet NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Roll Call

    Pet Night on Capitol Hill is when representatives from the Human Animal Bond Research Institute and the Pet Leadership Council teach members and staffers about the importance of pet ownership in America. Don't have a pet? You can learn about "the growing scientific evidence that pet ownership leads to improved well-being for both people and animals," the invitation reads.

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  3. White House cracks down on executive travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | Federal Computer Week

    The same day Tom Price stepped down as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services after a controversy around his use of chartered private aircraft, the White House put out a memo reminding officials not to stick taxpayers with the tab for private travel. Office of Management and Budget chief Mick Mulvaney reminded executive agency heads in a Sept.

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  4. Top Republicans Pursue Blue Dogs to Back Tax BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | Roll Call

    Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, is among the fiscally conservative Democrats being wooed by Republicans seeking to pass the GOP tax bill. President Donald Trump and Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady are trying to woo fiscally conservative Democrats, as Republicans seek consensus for an ambitious overhaul based on the GOP's tax framework.

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  5. Democrats unveil bills to ban Cabinet members' private jet travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | The Hill

    House Democrats introduced legislation on Thursday to prevent Trump administration officials from using private jets on the taxpayers' dime as multiple Cabinet heads come under fire for the practice. Progressive Reps.

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  6. Blue Dog PAC Endorses Eight Democrats for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Roll Call

    The Blue Dog Coalition's PAC backed eight Democratic House challengers Thursday in its first round of endorsements of the 2018 cycle.  Endorsements come with a $5,000 check - the maximum a PAC is allowed to contribute to a federal candidate per election. The PAC can cut each candidates another $5,000 check if they clear the primary and run in the general election. 1 comment

  7. Moderate Blue Dogs see new influence over Dem recruitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | The Hill

    Moderate Democrats in the Blue Dog Coalition are endorsing a slate of candidates Thursday in Republican-leaning districts, as they look to put their mark on the party's 2018 midterm push. The group has been working hand-in-glove with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on recruiting candidates, a departure from previous years when moderates found themselves kicked to the curb by the House Democratic campaign arm.

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  8. September 15, 2017 - Senate panel to consider FERC nominees,...Read the original story

    Sep 15, 2017 | Public Power

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Sept. 19 is scheduled to consider and vote on five nominations including Kevin McIntyre and Richard Glick, who were nominated by President Trump to be commissioners at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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  9. Democrats claim deal reached over DACA, Trump disagreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    President Donald Trump fired back at congressional Democrats on Thursday morning after Democrats said the two sides agreed Wednesday night to work together on a legislative package to address the status of young unauthorized immigrants. Democrats claimed the agreement would include protections for the young immigrants called Dreamers and border-security measures, though not funding for a border wall.

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  10. Democrats claim deal reached over DACA, Trump disagreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    President Donald Trump fired back at congressional Democrats on Thursday morning after Democrats said the two sides agreed Wednesday night to work together on a legislative package to address the status of young unauthorized immigrants. Democrats claimed the agreement would include protections for the young immigrants called Dreamers and border-security measures, though not funding for a border wall.

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  11. Democrats claim deal reached over DACA, Trump disagrees on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    President Donald Trump fired back at congressional Democrats on Thursday morning after Democrats said the two sides agreed Wednesday night to work together on a legislative package to address the status of young undocumented immigrants. Democrats claimed the agreement would include protections for Dreamers and border security measures short of a border wall, a characterization disputed immediately by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders following the two-hour dinner, and Thursday morning by Trump himself.

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  12. Trump: 'Fairly Close to DACA Deal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Voice of America

    U.S. President Donald Trump says he is "fairly close" to a deal with congressional leaders regarding the undocumented immigrants who came to the country as children and that any agreement must include "massive border security." The comments Thursday came shortly after he tweeted that he did not make a deal with the House and Senate Democratic leaders on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that the administration had canceled last week.

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  13. Trump Denies He Made Deal With Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer To Save DACARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    President Trump denied that his dinner with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer had resulted in a deal that would address the fate of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program . No deal was made last night on DACA.

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  14. Pelosi, Schumer: DACA deal reached with TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Valley News Live

    Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer announced that they've reached an agreement with President Trump to address the fate of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program . "We agreed to enshrine the protections of DACA into law quickly, and to work out a package of border security, excluding the wall, that's acceptable to both sides," the two leaders said in a joint statement after their dinner with Mr. Trump on Wednesday evening.

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  15. Dems claim deal reached with Trump on DACARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Yahoo!

    President Trump and congressional Democrats agreed Wednesday night to work together on a legislative package to address the status of young undocumented immigrants. Democrats claimed the agreement would include protections for Dreamers and border security measures short of a border wall, a characterization disputed by the White House following the two-hour dinner.

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  16. Democrats claim to near deal with Trump on young, undocumented immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | ABC News

    President Donald Trump meets with, from left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other Congressional leaders in the Oval Office, Sept. 6, 2017, in Washington.

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  17. Trump urges bipartisan fix for young immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Daily Herald

    President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in Washington.

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  18. Walden votes against blocking funds to sanctuary citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., joined a small group of congressional Republicans who voted last week against blocking some federal funds from states and cities that don't cooperate with immigration enforcement agents. Oregon is a so-called sanctuary state by law, and governments of several Oregon cities, including Portland's, have symbolically designated themselves as sanctuary cities.

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  19. Capitol Round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Bend Bulletin

    With over a half million acres burning, an all-Democratic controlled state and an all-Republican controlled federal government, the fires across Oregon are big enough for both partisan and bipartisan reaction. Oregon's four Democratic congressional members - Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici, and Kurt Schrader joined with Rep. Greg Walden, R-Hood River, in requesting that disaster funding for Oregon wildfires be wrapped into the emergency supplemental appropriations bill for areas of Texas hit by Hurricane Harvey.

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  20. Schrader: White House turmoil begets Congressional opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Keizertimes.com

    Congressman Kurt Schrader is trying to find the bright side of controversial remarks by President Donald Trump regarding protests in Charlottesville, Va., which left one counter-protestor dead. "Trump's horrifying remarks on Charlottesville have been denounced on both sides, and I think it will help us realize we are more on the same page than not," Schrader said.

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