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Will the Legislature make headway on protecting our climate?

By Nick Engelfried of Hillsboro, Oregon. Nick is a grassroots organizer with the Cascade Climate Network, and helped coordinate the Network's February 9th lobby day. From the 2008 elections that put President Obama and Senator Jeff Merkley into office, to last month’s special election on Measures 66 and 67, the youth vote in Oregon has increasingly helped tip close races toward the more progressive outcome.
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Let's stop debating whose grassroots is bigger

US Politics / Liberal : AmericaBlog.com (6 years ago)

There's been a lot of talk, some of it private, some public, about the former Obama campaign setting up a new non-profit organization to lobby Congress in support of Obama's agenda. And considering the large grassroots network Obama... Read Post

Conservative Media's "Off-The-Rails" Claim About A Climate Deal And The Constitution

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (1 hour ago)

Conservative media are suggesting that the Obama administration is "working with foreigners to subvert the Constitution" by seeking a climate agreement with other nations without Senate approval, but legal experts agree that because... Read Post

Senator Merkley's People-Powered Challenge: Ten for the Oregon House & Senate

US Politics / Liberal : BlueOregon (2 years ago)

The Oregon House is tied up 30-30. The Oregon Senate features a Democratic majority of just 16-14. And Senator Jeff Merkley is asking you to help build strong Democratic majorities in the Legislature. A couple of days ago, Senator M... Read Post


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