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  1. The Senator Defending Your Privacy Is Fighting for His Political LifeRead the original story

    53 min ago | The Nation

    In June of 2014, Senators Mark Udall, Ron Wyden and Rand Paul offered a rare show of election-year unanimity when they penned a joint statement arguing that "it is more important than ever to let Congress and the administration know that Americans will reject half-measures that could still allow the government to collect millions of Americans' records without any individual suspicion or evidence of wrongdoing." Udall and Wyden, both Democrats, and Paul, a presumed contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, declared, "It is time to end the dragnet-and to affirm that we can keep our nation secure without trampling on and abandoning Americans' constitutional rights."

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  2. LibertyLegVisitOct30Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Courier Mailer

    Senator Ron Wyden and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici didi a Q&A with Liberty High School as part of the "Listening to the Future" tour Thursday afternoon, Oct. 30.

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  3. Wyden: CIA trying to black out all pseudonyms in 'torture report'Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Hill

    The CIA is trying to cover up key facts by blacking out every single pseudonym in a controversial upcoming report on the agency's former interrogation methods, one of the agency's loudest critics said on Friday. The upcoming "torture report," which is expected to give harsh details about former agency tactics such as waterboarding, would be made incomprehensible if the CIA got what it wanted, Sen. Ron Wyden said.

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  4. Wyden calls foul on CIA's redactions of pseudonyms in forthcoming 'torture report'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Sen. Ron Wyden, seen in this file photo at the memorial service for former Oregon Gov. Victor Atiyeh, is raising a fuss over the CIA's attempt to black out the pseudonyms of agency operatives named in a controversial report about the torture of suspected terrorists. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden raised a stink Friday about the CIA's call to black out pseudonyms of agency personnel from its forthcoming - and highly controversial report on the overseas torture of suspected terrorists .

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  5. The Senator Defending Your Privacy Is Fighting for His Political LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Nation

    In June of 2014, Senators Mark Udall, Ron Wyden, and Rand Paul offered a rare show of election-year unanimity when they penned a joint statement arguing that "it is more important than ever to let Congress and the administration know that Americans will reject half-measures that could still allow the government to collect millions of Americans' records without any individual suspicion or evidence of wrongdoing." Udall and Wyden, both Democrats, and Paul, a presumed contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, declared that, "It is time to end the dragnet - and to affirm that we can keep our nation secure without trampling on and abandoning Americans' constitutional rights."

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  6. Big Oil's Not-So-Scary Halloween: Industry Leaders Treated to Another Quarter of High ProfitsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Center for American Progress

    ... Some of these tax exemptions are nearly 100 years old , but Big Oil manages to protect them year after year. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) has made purging tax breaks and loopholes from the energy tax code a priority of his Senate Finance Committee ...

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  7. McConnell: Committed to repeal - In op-ed Dems argue for ACA...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Politico

    ... WYDEN, WAXMAN ET AL: ACA CRITICS 'CHERRY PICKING THEIR HISTORY' - In a Washington Post op-ed, Sens. Tom Harkin and Ron Wyden and Reps. Sander Levin, George Miller and Henry Waxman make the case that the authors of the Affordable Care Act (and they ...

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  8. Dems defend O-Care subsidies as high court considers challengeRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Hill

    ... a conference tomorrow to consider adding the case to their docket. The lawmakers - Sens. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Reps. Sandy M. Levin (D-Mich.), George Miller (D-Calif.) and Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) - blame the GOP for what ...

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  9. SolarWorld To Expand, Add 200 Jobs At Hillsboro PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... manufacturing is here to say and we will fight very hard to make sure that it does." Dulani credited U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., for helping his company fight what he called unfair competition from China in an ongoing trade battle. SolarWorld has ...

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  10. Supreme Court considers taking on appeal on Obamacare subsidies caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Kos

    ... the Court, and have also penned this op-ed in the Washington Post . Those members are Sens. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR)- chairmen of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and the Senate Finance Committee, and Reps. ...

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  11. Wyden, Bonamici talk marijuana, Medicaid, education in Q&A with Liberty High School studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Courier Mailer

    If U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden had to guess, his audience was mostly between the ages of 15 and 18. Right? With Halloween on Friday, homecoming behind them and a full weekend ahead of them, some students probably had a date to look forward to. Right? Wyden and U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici did a Q&A Thursday afternoon, Oct. 30, with Liberty High School students as part of the "Listening to the Future" tour, which Wyden started about a year ago in response to the government shutdown .

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  12. SolarWorld to expand Hillsboro solar panel plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    ... proud,' said SolarWorld U.S. President Mukesh Dulani told reporters. 'SolarWorld is growing again, thanks to Sen. Ron Wyden. He has been a great friend through all the tough times. My heartfelt thanks to you.' Wyden, in his position as chairman of ...

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  13. Three years after launching trade case against China, SolarWorld plans to grow in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | OregonLive.com

    ... in response. SolarWorld called the trade decisions key to allowing it to turn the corner, and described Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., as instrumental in the case. Wyden said SolarWorld is a "textbook case" that shows how enforcing trade laws can create ...

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  14. SolarWorld's $10M expansion includes 200 new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    ... AG, announced the $10 million investment in its plant this morning, flanked by long-time supporter, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden . SolarWorld has not received public funding for the project, though Dulani said it is talking to state and local officials for ...

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  15. SolarWorld Announces Expansions of Solar Panel and Advanced Cell Production in OregonRead the original story

    Thursday | Business Wire

    ... in the American solar manufacturing industry." Dulani was joined at a morning news conference by U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance. Sen. Wyden received a commemorative plaque thanking him for his years of ...

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  16. Affordable Care Act opponents are cherry-picking their historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    This December 2, 2013 file photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. Tom Harkin and Ron Wyden are the chairmen of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and the Senate Finance Committee, respectively. When the Affordable Care Act was enacted, Sander M. Levin , George Miller and Henry A. Waxman were chairmen of the House Ways and Means Committee, the House Education and Workforce Committee, and the House Energy and Commerce Committee, respectively.

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  17. Congress Still Has No Idea How Much the NSA Spies on AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Government Executive

    ... needed for adequate oversight. No one who assesses the relevant evidence can credibly deny this. Take Senator Ron Wyden. No one could dispute that the Oregon Democrat zealously seeks information about America's intelligence agencies. No one disputes ...

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  18. SC, or Legislators Fight To Keep Uscg Sar HelosRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Aero-News Network

    ... life and death." They urge the USCG to reverse its decision to re-deploy the aircraft. Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden has joined the effort, as the three seek funding to keep aircraft stationed in both states. The Post and Courier newspaper ...

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  19. EDITORIAL: The sheiks of AmericaRead the original story

    Wednesday | Washington Times

    ... first. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Alaska Republican, has been leading the charge to get rid of the ban, and Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, the Democratic chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, is open to changing the policy. President ...

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  20. Coast Guard to keep rescue helicopter in Newport a few more weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    ... s they believe pushing the date back will give them more time to assess the risks ahead. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and Congressman Kurt Shrader have said they will do all they can to try and keep the helicopter in Newport for public safety.

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