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Once Again, Senator Wyden Wants To Know How Many Americans Are Being Surveilled By The NSA

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Many people seem to forget that before Ed Snowden came along, Senator Ron Wyden was beating the drum in Congress about how the NSA was abusing Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act to spy on Americans. Here's a story we did back inShow More Summary

Privacy hawks in Congress call on Homeland Security to warn Americans of SS7 hacking threat

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and California Representative Ted Lieu are pressing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on a mobile network vulnerability that they consider to be a systemic digital threat. Read More

A top Democrat has introduced a bill that could fight skyrocketing drug prices

A bill introduced Wednesday by Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden is designed to shed some light on the one of the drug industry's biggest middlemen. Pharmacy benefit managers are the companies responsible for negotiating rebates to the prices drugmakers set, and they are meant to favor the most effective drug. Show More Summary

HRC Member Attends Town Hall Meeting in Oregon

Post submitted by HRC Governor, Portland Steering Committee Member Linda Brown Earlier this month, I attended a town hall meeting with Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) in Oregon City, which is a small town in Clackamas County. The county isShow More Summary

Democratic senator accuses FBI Director Comey of withholding information on Russia for political reasons

Sen. Ron Wyden has suggested that FBI Director James Comey is using classification to hide information about possible Russian interference in the US election for political reasons, according to The New Yorker. The Democratic senatorShow More Summary

Federal Bill Introduced To Add A Warrant Requirement To Stingray Deployment

4 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

House Oversight Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz, along with his Senatorial counterpart Ron Wyden, is tackling something he promised to act on after he was finished excoriating the leaky Office of Personnel Management for ruining the...Show More Summary

Sen. Ron Wyden's bill would force Trump to reveal foreign interests in deals

last monthNews : USAToday: News

Measure on trade is latest Democratic move against the president as ethics questions pile up.        

Senate Votes To Bring Tom Price One Step Closer To Becoming Our Next HHS Secretary

Right now, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) is delivering remarks against the nomination of Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) to become our nation’s next Heath and Human...

Ron Wyden wants to remind you—the FBI knows things about Trump and Russia that they're not sharing

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

It’s the story that Trump has been trying to avoid since he started his campaign. The one that Senate Republicans promised to investigate, then hoped that everyone will forget. Don’t need a select committee, don’t need to add staffers...Show More Summary

This Senator Is Hell-Bent on Getting Out the Truth About Trump and Russia

One of the most important men in Washington, DC, these days is Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon. Sure, all senators are big shots. Even Democrats in the minority. But Wyden is in a special position: He can guarantee for the public...Show More Summary

KEVIN WILLIAMSON: “I have disagreed with Senator Ron Wyden on practically every political question…

KEVIN WILLIAMSON: “I have disagreed with Senator Ron Wyden on practically every political question there is, but he always has struck me as a decent and honest man, and so it is with a heavy heart that I write these words: Senator Wyden must resign his seat in light of disturbing new information about his […]

Democrats boycotting HHS, Treasury nominees

Sen. Ron Wyden, the top Democrat on the Finance Committee, pointed to what he called "truly alarming news" that surfaced on Monday, referring to a Wall Street Journal Report that said Price had received a special discounted rate of stocks...Show More Summary

Senate Democrats Boycott Vote to Advance Trump’s HHS Nominee

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) pointed to what he deemed "truly alarming news" that contrary to his committee testimony, the president's HHS nominee had received a privileged offer to buy medical stock at a reduced price. The post Senate Democrats Boycott Vote to Advance Trump’s HHS Nominee appeared first on Rewire.

Senate Democrats boycott votes on two Trump nominees

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Senate Democrats, led by ranking member Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), refused to allow votes for two of popular vote loser Donald Trump's top nominees in the Finance Committee on Tuesday morning. Senators were set to vote on Rep. Tom PriceShow More Summary

Ron Wyden puts hold on Trump CIA nominee

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been doing his damnedest to rush popular vote loser Donald Trump's cabinet nominees to a vote—truncated committee hearings, refusing to require complete vetting and ethics compliance, all to get them to the floor for votes and installed to start the big job of destroying America immediately. Show More Summary

Should President Trump Release His Tax Returns?

New York Times op-ed: Why Americans Care About Trump’s Tax Returns, by Ron Wyden (D-OR): In his news conference on Wednesday, President-elect Donald J. Trump claimed that the American public did not care that he had not released his tax returns, as has been routine for every presidential nominee since...

Wyden blocks Pompeo CIA confirmation vote

An objection from Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden could delay the U.S. Senate’s vote to confirm Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo as the new director of the Central Intelligence Agency. The vote … Click to Continue »

Watch Ron Wyden Lose His Crap During the Mnuchin Confirmation Hearing

"F 'em if they can't take a joke" -- somebody famous might have said The post Watch Ron Wyden Lose His Crap During the Mnuchin Confirmation Hearing appeared first on RedState.

Oregon Senator Drags Trump's Pick for Treasury Secretary in Heated Hearing

Click here for reuse options! Steve Mnuchin fidgeted uncomfortably as Sen. Ron Wyden laid out the nominee's sordid history. Democratic members of the Senate have mostly tempered their criticism of Donald Trump's ghoulish cabinet appointees, but their sense of restraint finally appears to be waning. Show More Summary

Senator Pat Roberts Offers A Valium To Senator Ron Wyden During Mnuchin Hearing! (VIDEO)

Fireworks! Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas (R) offers Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon (D) a Valium during the Treasury confirmation... The post Senator Pat Roberts Offers A Valium To Senator Ron Wyden During Mnuchin Hearing! (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

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