Sen. Ron Wyden, the new chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, outlined five priorities for helping to boost the middle class at a hearing on Thursday. His Republican counterpart suggested recent fretting about the middle class has been politically motivated.
On Tuesday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, alleged that the Central Intelligence Agency may have violated the Constitution when they performed a search of the committee’s staffers’ computer records...
There’s a Ron Wyden shortage on K Street.
Although it's been out there in public for about six weeks, proposed changes to Medicare Part D, the prescription drug coverage, had escaped my notice until an email press release from my Senator, Ron Wyden, arrived over the weekend. ”In...
Democrats abandon President Obama. “A number of powerful Senate Democrats broke with the Obama administration Friday by opposing proposed changes to Medicare’s prescription drug program. Led by newly installed Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.),...Show More Summary
Back in James Clapper’s very first attempt to dismiss his lies to Ron Wyden, he said, “What I said was, the NSA does not voyeuristically pore through U.S. citizens’ e-mails. I stand by that,” Clapper told National Journal in a telephone...Show More Summary
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) is about to step into the chairmanship for the Senate Committee on Finance, while Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) will take his place as chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The reshuffle at the top of the ladder comes as a result of President Obama?s recent selection of Sen. Max Baucus of Montana as the next U.S. Ambassador to China.
Sen. Ron Wyden, (D-OR) is intending to draft a law that would entitle every child born in the United States to a $500 savings account of their own. Wyden stated that if there were universal savings accounts for newborns, it would “really...Show More Summary
Who’s on the public affairs shows this weekend? Glad you asked: PBS’s “Washington Week” : Molly Ball of The Atlantic, Alexis Simendinger of RealClearPolitics, Karen Tumulty of WaPo BTV’s “Political Capital” : Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) ABC’s...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton told college students that the most important tip she could offer women in public life was to grow thicker skin. What difference does it make? A federal judge struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional, because it denies gay couples a fundamental freedom to marry. Sen. Show More Summary
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) will soon become the new chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. In his new role, it’s likely he will pick up where former chairman, Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) left off: with tax reform. As reported by Forbes, Sen. Show More Summary
Though it’s not attracting much attention, the impending arrival of Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) as head of the Senate Finance Committee could be good news for housing and real estate in the weeks ahead. That’s especially true if you car...
The Capitol Police said "all tests are negative" for the material, found in the Dirksen building offices of Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon.
Update 5:55 p.m. ET Washington (CNN) – U.S. Capitol Police gave the all-clear after investigating a "suspicious substance" at Sen. Ron Wyden's office on Capitol Hill Monday. Capitol Police have cleared the suspicious substance in Dirksen-221. Show More Summary
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), about to become the new chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said Friday that he aims to eventually rewrite what he described as a “dysfunctional, rotting mess of a carcass that we call the tax code.” But in an acknowledgement of the challenges of tax reform, Wyden said he wants to [...]
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), about to become the new chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said Friday that he aims to eventually rewrite what he described as a “dysfunctional, rotting mess of a carcass that we call the tax code.” But in an acknowledgement of the challenges of tax reform, Wyden said he wants to […]
Sen. Ron Wyden, the incoming chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said Friday his first priority Ore. Sen. Wyden Gives Tax Overhaul Top Priority - -
The question Senator Ron Wyden asked on March 12 of last year was straightforward enough and no surprise for Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. He had been given it a day in advance of his testimony before the Senate Intelligence...Show More Summary
At Wednesday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, titled "Global Security Threats," Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Mark Udall (D-Colo.) hinted that CIA agents might be engaging in abusive cyber operations against Americans. AndShow More Summary
By this point, it should be clear that when Senators Ron Wyden and Mark Udall ask questions to senior intelligence community officials in open hearings, it's not because they don't know the answers, but because they do, and they have information that they think should be public. Show More Summary