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Shows tagged as: congress
Wed, Jan 2 2013
Oregon Representatives Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio, and Kurt Schrader — all Democrats — voted against the fiscal cliff compromise.
Thu, Nov 29 2012
U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) wants to fight congressional gridlock by changing the filibuster rule.
Fri, Jun 22 2012
The Farm Bill passed out of the Senate on Thursday, but may now face a harder battle in the House.
Wed, Feb 15 2012
Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley joins us to talk about a number of issues, including a Constitutional Amendment that would invalidate the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling.
Wed, Dec 7 2011
The US Postal Service may close processing centers to cut costs. How would slower delivery of first-class mail affect you?
Mon, Sep 12 2011
Following our Summer Recess series we speak with Republican Representative Greg Walden. What do you want to ask him?
Mon, Sep 5 2011
We'll listen back to excerpts of our series talking to members of the Northwest congressional delegation during the August recess.
Mon, Aug 29 2011
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler joins us to share her experiences from the year so far and to answer your questions. What would you like to ask her?
Fri, Aug 26 2011
Senator Jeff Merkley visits Think Out Loud to share his experiences from the year so far and to answer your questions. What would you like to ask him?
Fri, Aug 19 2011
Representative Kurt Schrader visits Think Out Loud to share his experiences from the year so far and to answer your questions. What would you like to ask him?
Thu, Aug 18 2011
Congressman Peter DeFazio joins us next in our series of summer recess conversations. What would you like to ask him?
Thu, Aug 11 2011
Senator Ron Wyden visits Think Out Loud to share his experiences from the year so far and to answer your questions. What would you like to ask him?
Wed, Aug 10 2011
Representative Earl Blumenauer visits Think Out Loud to share his experiences from the year so far and to answer your questions. What would you like to ask him?
Fri, Aug 5 2011
David Wu has officially resigned as Congressman representing Oregon's 1st District and a Special Election has been set. Where does this leave his constituents?
Mon, Jul 25 2011
We'll get the latest on embattled Congressman David Wu and find out how the Northwest Congressional political races are shaping up in advance of the 2012 primary season.
Tue, Jul 19 2011
About a dozen enlistees in the Oregon National Guard claim they did not a receive the signing bonuses they were promised.
Mon, May 23 2011
Will a closely divided legislature be able to agree on a redistricting plan?
Wed, Oct 27 2010
Parsing Oregon and SW Washington's Congressional races.
Thu, Aug 12 2010
Who are the candidates for Washington's 3rd Congressional District — and what do they stand for?
Tue, Mar 23 2010
What's in the final health care bill expected to be signed by President Obama on Tuesday? How will it affect your care?
Thu, Jan 28 2010
Are we heading in the right direction?
Wed, Dec 23 2009
What's next for the health care bill as it moves through Congress?
Tue, Oct 28 2008
With one week left before election day, what's catching your eye?
Wed, Sep 24 2008
Will historic changes to the way Wall Street and Washington interact prevent an economic meltdown?
Thu, May 15 2008
What would you like to ask the Democratic candidates for the 5th Congressional District?
Tue, May 13 2008
Kevin Mannix joins us for a one-man Primary Conversation about the 5th District.
Mon, Feb 11 2008
What will happen in District 5 after Darlene Hooley?
Tue, Jan 29 2008
What's your measure of how the economy is doing?