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  1. Why Barack Obama Still Faces Uphill Battle To Avoid Iran Deal VetoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Forward

    ... to defy a Democratic filibuster bid. Three are up for reelection next year. As it happens, all three are Jewish: Ron Wyden of Oregon, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Michael Bennet of Colorado. That makes them particularly vulnerable to the ...

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  2. Iran nuclear deal: Who's for, against and undecidedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley says he will back the Iran nuclear deal; Sen. Charles Schumer of New York will not; and Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden has yet to decide. Congress will vote this month on a resolution to disapprove of the White House-backed nuclear deal struck with Iran by the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany.

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  3. Gov. appoints acting head of Department of Human ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

    ... instrumental in implementing Oregon's full day kindergarten, was our guest in the first segment. Also, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden and state Sen. Peter Courtney. Portland Mayor Charlie Hales' spokesman Dana Haynes, Portland Police Assistant Chief Bob Day ...

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  4. When Iran nukes Israel, blame Obama, Wyden and MerkleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    ... srael (something it has vowed to do), you only need to remember two names: President Barack Hussein Obama and Sen. Ron Wyden, who remains "undeclared."

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  5. Iran Filibuster Vote Too Close to CallRead the original story

    Yesterday | Roll Call

    ... the deal and a filibuster. But right now only three appear to be likely to do so, experts say: Democratic Sens. Ron Wyden of Oregon, Benjamin L. Cardin of Maryland and Gary Peters of Michigan. The White House is not explicitly campaigning for a ...

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  6. Taxpayers Will Pay Company's $30 Million Legal Defense Bill in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TheBlaze.com

    ... and for other costs that the military, which uses taxpayer dollars, is now on the hook for. In 2012, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) sent then-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta a letter stating that KBR was "essentially a handed a blank check with the ...

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  7. Taxpayers must shoulder $30 million in KBR legal fees for Iraq War toxic chemical case, judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | OregonLive.com

    ... costs, with no end in sight, have left public officials outraged. Three years have passed since U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., asked Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to examine billable hours run up by KBR as part of its contract with the Pentagon. ...

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  8. The most troublesome amendments to the cybersecurity BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Washington Post

    ... who are wary of what will happen with all the information that corporations would share with the government. Sen. Ron Wyden's (D-Ore.) amendment is perhaps the stiffest, demanding companies "remove, to the extent feasible, any personal information ...

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  9. Fighting Western U.S. Wildfires Costing More than $1B, Agriculture Chief SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Insurance Journal West

    ... a week beating back several dozen blazes, he said at the conference last week. Vilsack was joined by U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat who is co-sponsor of a bipartisan bill that would assign national disaster status to the largest 1 to 2 ...

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  10. Sen. Ron Wyden talks trade, transportation at Westside Economic Alliance forum on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Portland Tribune

    When it comes to nourishing businesses that thrive in the global economy and bolster the entire state of Oregon, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden 's message for Washington County business and government leaders Thursday was: "You're already doing it." Wyden, Oregon's senior senator, was the featured speaker at the Westside Economic Alliance 's breakfast program at Hillsboro's NW Events & Environments Center on Thursday morning.

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  11. JCPOA with Iran will increase global security: An open letter to uncommitted DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Northwest Progressive Institute

    Editor's Note: The following message regarding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon is being sent today to Northwest Democrats Maria Cantwell, Ron Wyden, Suzan DelBene, Derek Kilmer, Rick Larsen, Adam Smith, Suzanne Bonamici, and Kurt Schrader, who have not yet committed to taking a position on the agreement with Iran negotiated by President Obama's administration. We are publishing our message to them here on the Cascadia Advocate as an open letter.

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  12. Iran deal gathers support from two more in Senate, seven more in House. Republicans focus on opticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Daily Kos

    ... Sen. Barbara Mikulski (Md.) Sen. Gary Peters (Mich.) Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.) Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.) Sen. Ron Wyden (Ore.) Sen. Bob Casey, Jr. (Pa.) Sen. Mark Warner (Va.) Sen. Maria Cantwell (Wash.) Five more House Democrats declared themselves ...

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  13. Wonkblog: The bipartisan plan to save foster careRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Washington Post

    ... foster care in the first place," Hatch said at a hearing this month. Hatch's office has been working with Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), who has sponsored a bill. Sens. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Michael Crapo (R-Idaho) have also introduced legislation. ...

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  14. The bipartisan plan to save foster careRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Washington Post

    ... foster care in the first place," Hatch said at a hearing this month. Hatch's office has been working with Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), who has sponsored a bill. Sens. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Michael Crapo (R-Idaho) have also introduced legislation. ...

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  15. Royce: Obama - Betting Against History' With Iran Deal; Just 3 Votes Needed to PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Cybercast News Service

    ... Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.), Joe Manchin (W.V.), Barbara Mikulski (Md.), Gary Peters (Mich.), Mark Warner (Va.), and Ron Wyden (Ore.) In recent days attention has turned to the possibility that JCPOA supporters could aim for a more ambitious target than ...

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  16. Obama Gets One More Vote Closer To 'Yes' On Iran DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... veto pen." The Hill points out that Merkley's endorsement may put pressure on Oregon's other Democratic Senator Ron Wyden. Wyden is considered a swing vote and has not announced whether he will support or oppose the deal. Delaware Democrat Chris ...

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  17. Merkley supports Iran agreement, Wyden on fenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Portland Tribune

    ... nuclear weapons and more tools and leverage to ensure that outcome," Merkley said. Oregon's other U.S. Senator, Ron Wyden, told the Portland Tribune editorial board he is still studying the agreement on Thursday. Wyden said continuing American ...

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  18. Cybersecurity legislation may face tough roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | KYTX-TV News

    ... for a vote. McConnell said the Senate will take up the bill again when it returns and consider 21 amendments. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has offered two amendments to strengthen the bill's privacy protections but said he still believes the legislation ...

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  19. Northwest fire crews hope for a break in the weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Albany Times Union

    ... Management and Forest Service currently have to borrow funds to pay for such projects. The problem, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden , D-Ore., and Vilsack said, is that 1 to 2 percent of the wildfires - the largest ones, which put most property at risk - are ...

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  20. Is it time to fund Fire Fighting like the Emergencies they are?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Daily Kos

    Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden said freeing up federal natural disaster money to fight fires , r ather than dipping into the U.S. Forest Service's operating budget , is the primary thing he wants to accomplish when Congress reconvenes in September. [...] , compared to 16 percent in 1995 .

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