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  1. Senate candidates trade jabs on budgetRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    ... reached by Ryan and Washington Sen. Patty Murray, who led the Senate Budget Committee. Merkley and Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden were in the majority on the Senate's 64-36 vote of approval for the deal, which the Koch brothers opposed but nine Republicans ...

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  2. Resurrection of the Lerner Emails: IRS Commissioner Says Some May Be RecoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Instapundit

    ... some back-ups of Lerner's e-mails may still exist. That testimony conflicted with a memo sent by the IRS to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), dated June 13, which "confirmed that back-up tapes from 2011 no longer exist because ...

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  3. Former spy chief plots a response to Senate reportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... report's findings. Some Senate Democrats are seething about how long it has taken to declassify the document. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who is a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said, "In my view, this report should have been public ...

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  4. Senate candidates trade jabs on budgetRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Beaverton Valley Times

    ... reached by Ryan and Washington Sen. Patty Murray, who led the Senate Budget Committee. Merkley and Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden were in the majority on the Senate's 64-36 vote of approval for the deal, which the Koch brothers opposed but nine Republicans ...

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  5. After CIA gets secret whistleblower email, Congress worries about more spyingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Olympian

    ... risks known as "insider threats." The incident involving Meyer's email occurred shortly before Grassley and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, wrote to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper demanding to ...

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  6. Ron Wyden's O&C timber bill may start moving through Senate: Oregon congressional roundupRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Sen. Ron Wyden's bill aimed at boosting timber production in Western Oregon federal forests may finally start moving through the Senate next week.

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  7. Gov. John Kitzhaber's oil train safety review sees statewide problemsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... state in November 2012. Kitzhaber called for the state to hire more rail safety inspectors and joined Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley in urging the federal government to require railroads to notify firefighters across the state about where ...

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  8. BLM shows Myrtle Creek-area timber harvest to a skeptical publicRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... 1994 Northwest Forest Plan. A second pilot project, White Castle, has been bogged down by litigation. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, R-Ore., has embraced the Franklin-Johnson approach, incorporating the principles in his bill to manage Oregon & California ...

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  9. Wyden Ponders Release of CIA Torture Report Without White House ConsentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Roll Call

    ... against stalling the release of a report about the past use of torture by the U.S. intelligence community. Sen. Ron Wyden is talking with his colleagues about the possibility of using a seldom-invoked procedure to declassify an Intelligence ...

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  10. Oregon Senators Applaud Federal Government's Plans to Improve Regulations on Oil TrainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KBND-AM Bend

    Senators Merkley and Wyden have been calling for better notification to state and local first responders of not only Bakken crude, but all flammable substances being transported by rail.

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  11. Cost Of Wildfires Burns Through Budgets, Pushing Feds To Find Other FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    ... , but officials say it has the potential to get a lot worse in the coming weeks. A bipartisan pair of senators, Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), have been pushing for changes to the way these excess fire costs are covered. Their proposal ...

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  12. Overnight Tech: Lawmakers await Senate Nsa billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    ... "I still have to look at the details but I'm certainly encouraged that we're making some forward progress." Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), too, was hopeful for the compromise version of the bill, called the USA Freedom Act. "Sen. Leahy has been the ...

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  13. Durbin Puts His Mark on Defense BillRead the original story

    Thursday | Roll Call

    ... saying the tax-writing Finance Committee would be the appropriate venue for such a debate, and Finance Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., plans to attempt action on that front. "On a bipartisan basis, the Finance Committee must respond now. First, let's ...

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  14. Top Officials Call for Renewal of Land & Water Conservation FundRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Sporting Goods Business

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Senators Jon Tester and Ron Wyden joined Randy Newberg, host of The Sportsman Channel's "Fresh Tracks with Randy Newberg," to discuss the importance of the Land and Water Conservation Fund to sportsmen.

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  15. Weak Oil-Train Regulations Don't Go Far Enough, Experts WarnRead the original story

    Thursday | Common Dreams

    ... in North America" and indicated that oil-train capacity could grow to over five times current levels by 2016. Ron Wyden, Democratic U.S. Senator from Oregon - where the amount of oil hauled by rail increased last year by - said in a s tatement that ...

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  16. Shorter-term highway fix faces uphill battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fleet Owner Magazine

    ... Leader Harry Reid (R-NV) allows only four potential amendments to H.R. 5021 to be considered in this order: Sen. Ron Wyden (R-OR): Would adopt the compromise that the Senate Finance Committee approved on July 10 . Like the House-passed bill, Wyden's ...

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  17. Congress must put the interest of the American people firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    ... Secretary of Treasury Jacob Lew urged Congress to immediately enact anti-inversion legislation. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee responded to Secretary Lew's request by stating that "[t]his inversion loophole must ...

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  18. Obama to call for tax ‘loophole’ closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... taped at the college and to air at 5 p.m. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew wrote to Senate Finance Committee chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., last week, calling for a "new sense of economic patriotism" to prevent U.S.-based companies from performing the ...

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  19. Fire season in West expected to get more intenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Olympian

    ... within agency budgets, said Jim Douglas, director of the Department of Interior Office of Wildland Fire. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and others have filed legislation to do the same thing. Wyden said the current situation makes matters worse by ...

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  20. Firefighting costs soar as warming worsens wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily World

    ... % - that consume 30% of his agency's budget. "These fires are getting bigger, hotter and more damaging," said Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., one of the bill's co-sponsors.

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