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U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley

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  • U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley joins us in the studio to discuss health care, the travel ban and Jeff Sessions’s decision to recuse himself from choosing a special investigator into the alleged ties between the Russian government and the Trump campaign.
  • Ryan Lenz, senior writer at the Southern Poverty Law Center, joins us to explain the connection between anti-government activists and the movement to transfer federal lands to local control. He is speaking on a panel on public lands privatization Saturday as part of the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference in Eugene.

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