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  1. Oregon Sanders supporters join DNC walkoutRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... Another less-obvious protest was carried out by a high-profile member of Oregon's delegation: U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio. The congressman is skipping the DNC to protest superdelegates - a longstanding system that affords DeFazio, a superdelegate ...

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  2. Oregon Sanders supporters join DNC walkoutRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... Another less-obvious protest was carried out by a high-profile member of Oregon's delegation: U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio. The congressman is skipping the DNC to protest superdelegates - a long-standing system that affords DeFazio, a superdelegate ...

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  3. Oregon delegates react to DNC discord, calls for unityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Darien News-Review

    ... - have endorsed Sanders, while nine are backing Clinton. The only uncommitted superdelegate is U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio , whose staff has not responded to AP's several requests for comment since late last week. Taylor, an outspoken critic of the ...

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  4. Don't Believe Wall Street's Scare Stories about a Financial Transactions TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CEPR

    Thanks in large part to Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Democratic Party recently added a financial transactions tax to its platform. In his run for the presidential nomination, Sanders had promoted the idea of an FTT - a small sales tax on the purchase of stocks, bonds or other financial assets - as a way to finance free college for everyone, with money left over for infrastructure and other important needs.

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  5. Preventing Oil Train DisastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Eugene Weekly

    ... seconds," Neu tells EW . On July 14, members of Oregon's congressional delegation, including representatives Peter DeFazio, Greg Walden and Earl Blumenauer, introduced the Community Protection and Preparedness Act, which would increase inspections, ...

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  6. Zombie WolfRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Eugene Weekly

    ... for knowingly misleading their colleagues about the real intent of HB 4040. This prompted Congressman Peter DeFazio to send Kate a June 9 letter that accused the governor of contradictory statements about the bill. DeFazio said Brown's office ...

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  7. US urged to probe Chinese company building MBTA subway carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Boston.com

    ... in Boston and Chicago, the 55 members of Congress wrote July 15. Their letter, led by representatives Peter DeFazio, an Oregon Democrat, and Randy Forbes, a Virginia Republican, also keys off of China's alleged cybercrimes to raise concerns that ...

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  8. US Treasury urged to probe Chinese company building MBTA railcarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... the 55 members of Congress wrote in a letter dated July 15. The letter led by Oregon Democrat U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio and Republican Virginia U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes also keys off China's alleged cybercrimes to raise concerns that "critical rail ...

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  9. Democrats Put Financial Transactions Tax Back on the TableRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | US News & World Report

    ... A transaction tax is a very small sales tax that's charged each time a share of stock is bought or sold. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., has introduced a bill that would tax each trade at a mere three one hundredths of one percent (3 basis points). A ...

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  10. Wolf delisting plan clears HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Columbian

    ... little recourse for area ranchers and challenges for the five year review of the Oregon Wolf Plan. Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio, a Democrat and longtime wolf advocate who voted against Walden's amendment, said the issue stems from an irrational fear of ...

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  11. New US bill to tax financial trading brings campaign issue to the foreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Bangor Daily News

    U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio on Wednesday unveiled legislation to tax financial trades that will likely wither in Congress but could stoke partisan fires in the presidential election. The Oregon Democrat's bill would levy a 0.03 percent tax on most financial trades, and is intended to discourage "risky trading behaviors."

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  12. Rep. Peter DeFazio Introduces Wall Street Speculation TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Communications Workers of America

    Rep. Peter DeFazio this week introduced legislation to implement a small tax on transactions of stocks, bonds and derivatives to discourage the same speculative financial trading that led to the 2008 Wall Street collapse. According to the Joint Committee for Taxation, the tax would raise $417 billion over ten years, which could be used to fund national priorities like free higher education or job-creating infrastructure repair.

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  13. Democrats Assail Wall Street With Plan That May Hit Mom and PopRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    ... fund shareholders." The Democratic Party's platform doesn't specify the size of the tax. A bill Representative Peter DeFazio, a Democrat from Oregon, introduced Wednesday would tack on a 0.03 percent fee onto stock, bond and derivatives trades in ...

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  14. Congress Passes Industry-Backed GMO BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Switched

    ... from. "This is not about passing judgment on the safety or the science behind genetic engineering," said Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.). "It's to say that 90 percent of the American people want to know what's in their food." "Food labeling needs to be ...

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  15. Democrat's financial transactions tax splits adviser ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | InvestmentNews

    ... have been a number of proposals aimed at taxing Wall Street, but the legislation introduced Wednesday by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., would tax three basic points of financial transactions and could collect $417 billion in taxes over 10 years, ...

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  16. Oregon lawmakers intro bill to fund oil train accident preparationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Members of Oregon's congressional delegation introduced Thursday the bipartisan Community Protection and Preparedness Act , legislation that creates a new trust fund to help communities prepare for accidents involving rail cars transporting flammable liquids, including crude oil and ethanol. The legislation was sponsored by Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio , and co-sponsored by Reps.

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  17. Bloomberg Asks Wall Street How It Feels About Taxing Wall StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Beat the Press

    Bloomberg is really pushing the frontiers in journalism. In order to give readers a balanced account of a proposal by Representative Peter DeFazio to impose a 0.03 percent tax on financial transactions it went to the spokesperson for the Investment Company Institute, the chief investment officer from Vanguard, and an academic with extensive ties to the financial industry.

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  18. U.S. Rep. Clark files bill to make sextortion federal crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WWLP

    ... photo provided by Rep.Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore. shows Democrat members of Congress, including, from left, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.,participating in sit-down protest seeking a a vote on gun ...

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  19. Slant 7-14-2016Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Eugene Weekly

    ... Buy them a beer and tell them congrats when you see them around town with their cameras. Our Congressman Peter DeFazio says he is not going to the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia this month because he is a superdelegate and he doesn't believe ...

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  20. Lawmaker wants to tax financial trades because of Wall Street's 'reckless greed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Silicon Alley Insider

    U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio on Wednesday unveiled legislation to tax financial trades that will likely wither in Congress but could stoke partisan fires in the presidential election. The Oregon Democrat's bill would levy a 0.03 percent tax on most financial trades, and is intended to discourage "risky trading behaviors."

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