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Oregon’s Democratic Prospects May Rise if GOP Wins

October 10th, 2014 No Comments

If you believe that money is power, Oregon has not had this much power on Capitol Hill since the Packwood-Hatfield era ended two decades ago.

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Boehner on the Hot Seat

October 18th, 2013 1 Comment

The deal would require no Republican support, demolish the Hastert Rule, revive bipartisan solutions, marginalize the Tea Party, and put Boehner back in the business of legislating.

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Filibuster in Film: Twelve Little Lessons

December 28th, 2012 No Comments

Only a newcomer in Washington could believe that legislators are called “lawmakers” for a reason. Not surprisingly, recent news accounts have characterized Merkley and other reformers as “a cohort of short-sighted Senate sophomores.”

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