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Senate and House Democrats thought when President Trump took office, they had a kindred spirit on how to combat high drug prices.
There's a reason privacy advocates are fond of Sen. Ron Wyden, and its not just because he routinely champions legislation aimed at protecting civil liberties.
Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said he worries the CBO report doesn't fully reflect those long-term effects, since the forecast is focused on a 10-year budget window.
Oregon leaders on Monday were struggling to understand all the effects the proposed U.S. Senate Republicans' health care bill would have on the state, but initial estimates are grim.
Oregon's two U.S. senators vowed on Friday to fight against changes to the health care system outlined in the Senate reform plan, including its significant cuts to Medicaid and tax cuts for the wealthy. Sen. Ron Wyden, a ranking Democrat on the Senate ...
"This bill may change, but Republicans will only be putting lipstick on a devastating blow to Americans' health care," said Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore. Four conservative senators expressed opposition but openness to talks: Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Rand Paul ...
Wyden: Senate GOP plan 'double-down' on House health care overhaul, Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Democratic senators hold a hearing hosted by Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Democratic senators hold a hearing hosted by Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich.
Sen. Ron Wyden (D) will hold eight town halls in Oregon over the congressional Fourth of July recess, including a town hall at 2:30 p.m.
The letter was also signed by Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Sen. Tammy ...
Sen. Ron Wyden has joined 19 senators in signing a letter to President Donald Trump bemoaning the lack of a White House proclamation declaring June as Pride Month.
Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat on the committee told CNN. "This morning, Treasury briefed me on documents that are being transmitted to the Senate. I believe these documents will be sufficient to start following the money." First on CNN: House Russia ...
Wyden will answer questions about Russian ties to the Trump campaign by first talking about health care, until the public understands the gravity of the Republican Senate plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, he says. "When reporters ask me a question ...
Sen. Ron Wyden · Ron WydenSenate Dem to Intel chief: Answer my surveillance question publicly Overnight healthcare: GOP considers keeping Obamacare ...
Experts are left guessing as Democratic senator from Oregon presses Section 702 inquiry.
Democrat Ron Wyden, the senior senator from Oregon, has four words of advice for Americans concerned about the Republican plan to repeal Obamacare: "This is go time.
Besides investigating Russian election interference, Sen. Wyden is tackling government hacking, email surveillance, border device searches, and fighting for ...
Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions denied "stonewalling" in his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee as Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) pressed him on his refusal to answer questions. Sessions declined to elaborate about his conversations with President Trump ...
Senators on Tuesday grilled Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a Senate Intel committee hearing for refusing to discuss his conversations with President Donald Trump.
Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, was cut off by Republican senators on Tuesday as she questioned Attorney General Jeff Sessions during the latest high-profile Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in its investigation into Russian ...
Ron Wyden, D-ORegon, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden offered a slam-door response to the White House budget proposal that would privatize much of the Northwest's electrical power grid.
The entrance to the hearing room before James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, gave testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday.
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, center, accompanied by, from left, Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.Y. and Sen. Bob Casey ...
Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden criticizes Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for backtracking from his pledge of "no absolute tax cut" for wealthy Americans.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions raised his voice in response to a question from Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon. The Democratic senator had pushed for more details on why Sessions recused himself from the investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. ...
The California Democrat added on CNN's "State of the Union" that she wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify before the committee, referring to Sessions' announcement Saturday that he plans to appear before the Senate intelligence panel instead ...
... income residents," Baker wrote to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Orrin Hatch and ranking Democratic member Sen. Ron Wyden, with identical letters sent to the Senate Budget Committee and the Senate Health, education, Labor and Pensions ...
(KOIN) - Senator Ron Wyden hosted his first town hall meeting in the Portland area since several big political developments in the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions is preparing to face former Senate colleagues over his role in the controversy around ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, part of an escalating investigation into possible Russian meddling in ...
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) told Senate Intelligence Committee leadership that the public has a right to hear the testimony of Jeff Sessions, so the committee should hold the Attorney General's hearing in public.
In a letter sent to both the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) asked the committee to compel Attorney General Jeff Sessions to answer questions in public in the coming weeks. "I urge that the ...
WASHINGTON - A day after Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he would testify this week before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Democratic senators on Sunday urged the panel to question him about the Trump campaign's ties to Russia in a public ...
Sessions said Saturday he plans to testify in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee this week to address Comey's testimony about him.
Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley praised the Senate's passage of their joint resolution to honor Oregon heroes Rick Best, Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, and Micah David-Cole Fletcher.
But in light of all the questions about his role with Russia, he's now going to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, probably behind closed doors.
Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., about the Senate's Russia investigation, what he heard from James Comey last week, and what he expects from Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday.
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) is a veteran of this kind of questioning. As one of the Senate's leading critics of government surveillance, he's well-trained in the art of asking a witness a question he knows the witness can't answer publicly, as a way of ...
That's not a term that's likely to come up at coffee shops around the country, but it's important," Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said in the party's weekly address. "reconciliation amounts to 'my-way-or-the-highway,' not both parties working together to ...
In talking to Senator [Mark] Warner [of Virginia] about this dinner that you had with the President, I believe January 27th: All in one dinner, the president raised your job prospects, he asked for your loyalty and denied allegations against him. All ...
There were several things that former FBI Director James Comey said he couldn't publicly answer in a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Ron Wyden, D-Ore., sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee and began his questioning of Comey with a comment: "I believe the timing of your firing stinks," he told Comey.
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said Thursday it's not clear whether President Trump obstructed justice, after more than two hours of testimony from former FBI Director James Comey.
"That was an attack on American institutions," Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden, of Oregon, said Tuesday. He said the lawmakers will likely try to flesh out Trump's actions.
When former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, the hearing will be a must-see-TV event carried live by ...
Washington, D.C. - Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley took to the Senate floor Wednesday to thank Taliesin Myyrdin Namkai Meche and the other ...
In September, the Senate scuttled a measure brought by Paul, Murphy, Franken and Mike Lee, R-Utah, to halt a sale to Riyadh of Abrams tanks, heavy vehicles, weapons and ammunition worth $1.15 billion.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell said Warren was given an explanation, but "nevertheless, she persisted" - words that Harris and others later called a "rallying cry" for women.




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