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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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Obstructionists Ryan, Cruz Blame The Senate For All Our Problems

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (14 hours ago)

Funny thing happened back in 2008: the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act. President George W. Bush signed the law after it received bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate, as a measu... Read Post

Can you hear us now? President Obama greeted by net neutrality activists at fundraisers

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 days ago)

Net neutrality protestors on July 23, 2014 in Silicon Valley to tell President Obama: Don't kill the internet Wednesday, July 23, marked a coordinated day of on-the-ground action on net neutrality, directed at President Obama as he ... 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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