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  1. For Wyden, stakes on Iran deal run high: SarasohnRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Barack Obama called Ron Wyden Thursday. The Oregon senator, like many others, has a policy of not discussing conversations with the president.

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  2. States eye new ways to change ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Washington Examiner

    ... Democrats including Rep. Henry Waxman objected to including innovation waivers at all. Conversely, Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden, who pushed for them, wanted them to start in 2014, the same time the online marketplaces went live. But lawmakers kept the ...

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  3. Controversial Cyber Bill Could Come Up for Senate Vote Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Government Executive

    ... officials. According to the campaign, more than 6 million faxes have been queued, and are still being sent. Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, has been one of the most outspoken opponents of the cybersecurity proposal, and has been supporting ...

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  4. Whistleblower Day, but Not for Hill StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Roll Call

    ... protection act and we are looking at who was left out," Boxer said. Her staff is reviewing the OOC report. Sen. Ron Wyden , D-Ore., who also introduced the military whistleblower act, appeared poised to take action on including legislative branch ...

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  5. Obama Administration Launches Review Of Federal Coal Program That's Costing Taxpayers BillionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ThinkProgress

    ... companies." On a press call hosted by the Center for American Progress on Wednesday, Senators Tom Udall (D-NM) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA) introduced legislation to close loopholes in the federal coal program and ...

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  6. 'Small Steps Matter: FASTR Passes Senate Committee Hurdle'Read the original story

    Friday | DigitalKoans

    With its action today, the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee advanced the cause of public access to publicly funded research articles another crucial step. In a unanimous voice vote, the Committee approved S. 779, the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act which now positions the legislation to be considered by the full Senate.

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  7. Whistleblowers honored at appreciation luncheonRead the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    ... people we call whistleblowers just allows wrongdoing to fester and to spread," the Iowa Republican said. Sen. Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrat and vice chairman of the caucus, noted that the issue is not a partisan one, as Republicans and Democrats alike ...

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  8. U.S. Senate Proposes Bill Requiring Warrants Prior To Use Of Drones By Federal Law EnforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | jdsupra.com

    Senators Ron Wyden and Dean Heller have introduced a bill that would require a warrant prior to the use by any federal entity - including federal law enforcement - of a "mobile aerial-view device." Such "mobile aerial-view devices" would include unmanned aircraft systems , commonly known as drones.

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  9. Opponents focus on defeating CISA cyberthreat info-sharing billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | ComputerWorld

    ... may attempt to bring CISA to a vote in September, but a delay until then is a victory for opponents, added Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat and opponent of the bill. Senators are likely to get an earful from constituents opposed to the bill ...

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  10. FASTR Approved by Senate CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Library Journal

    ... 2015 by a bipartisan coalition of Senate and House members including co-sponsors Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), as well as Representatives Mike Doyle (D-PA-14), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19), and Kevin Yoder (R-KS-3). While FASTR was up ...

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  11. McConnell Looks to Take on Cybersecurity Bill Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | National Journal

    ... officials. According to the campaign, more than 6 million faxes have been queued, and are still being sent. Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, has been one of the most outspoken opponents of the cybersecurity proposal, and has been supporting ...

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  12. Wyden, Internet privacy guru, pushes back on cyber, intel billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Washington Post

    Sen. Ron Wyden is leading the charge as privacy groups object to cybersecurity legislation. The Oregon Democrat is throwing sand in the gears of legislation designed to fight hackers and terrorists over concerns that the bills will limit users' privacy and free speech.

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  13. CISA resurrected? - Bill aims to let companies make theft of trade...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Politico

    CISA NOT REALLY DEAD? - Sen. Ron Wyden will hold a press conference this morning to condemn the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015. The presser went from postponed indefinitely to a green light in an afternoon on Wednesday after CISA opponents re-sounded their call to arms - despite mostly everyone else giving up the bill up for dead, who may still be right: Senate GOP spokesman Don Stewart told MC late Wednesday that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has no immediate plans to move forward on the bill.

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  14. Science of voter turnout, not polls, will determine outcome of Canada's next federal electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Georgia Straight

    ... experienced similar success many years earlier while helping an Oregon Democratic candidate for the Senate, Ron Wyden. The consultant focused one late-campaign direct-mail pitch in neighbourhoods with the lowest education levels. According to ...

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  15. Tax 'Extenders" Could See Floor Action This FallRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    ... much needed relief to taxpayers, I've agreed to defer litigating the issue of permanence until a later time." Sen. Ron Wyden (Ore.), Finance's top Democrat, said he is hoping for quick floor action on the committee's extenders bill. Wyden added that ...

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  16. Sen. Ron Wyden: Congress' fix for high-profile hacks is yet...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Raw Story

    The government can't keep its own data safe, but Congress wants companies to give it even more of your private information In the wake of a series of widely-publicized hacks, including the recent compromise of government personnel records, the US Senate rushed to take up a bill that supporters say will protect the typical supporters from the sophisticated hacks of the future. It appears Republican leaders have stepped back from that plan, but rest assured, just as night follows day, supporters are planning to bring this bill back to the Senate floor this year.

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  17. Inside the Beltway: Chuck Grassley, Ron Johnson to speak at National Whistleblower Day lunchRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Washington Times

    ... has attracted a spate of powerful folk. The keynote speakers for the event are Senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Ron Wyden of Oregon, who serve as the chairman and vice chairman of the Senate Whistleblower Protection Caucus, respectively. Also at ...

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  18. A celebration of whistleblowersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Washington Times

    ... has attracted a spate of powerful folk. The keynote speakers for the event are Senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Ron Wyden of Oregon, who serve as the chairman and vice chairman of the Senate Whistleblower Protection Caucus, respectively. Also at ...

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  19. With nearly $5 million in bank, Ron Wyden continues torrid fundraising paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | OregonLive.com

    Sen. Ron Wyden at a congressional listening session on the importance of outdoor recreation and travel to Oregon, organized by Travel Oregon and hosted at Keen Footwear headquarters in Portland, at 505 N.W. 13th Ave. June 29, 2015. (Terry Richard As he nears an expected 2016 re-election race, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden continues to rapidly raise campaign cash and now has more than $4.8 million in the bank, according to a disclosure report filed with the Federal Election Commission .

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  20. Small breweries getting big helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    Back in June, legislation was introduced by Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, and co-sponsored by Wisconsin's Tammy Baldwin, called the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act. Earlier this week, Baldwin said those small breweries have told her they're saving money now that will allow them to upgrade equipment and hire more employees, because of the act.

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