OPB | Broadcast: June 23, 2017
Comedian turned U.S. Senator Al Franken spoke to a packed audience in Portland about his new memoir, "Al Franken, Giant of the Senate."
OPB | Broadcast: March 3, 2017
We talk over some of the biggest stories of the week with our panel of news watchers, then talk to Sen. Jeff Merkley about Russia, health care, the travel ban and more. We'll also hear about the rise of anti-government groups.
OPB | Broadcast: March 17, 2016
This week, Think Out Loud is coming to you live from the NPR studios in Washington, D.C. On today's show, we talk with the Oregon Congressional delegation's sole Republican member, Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River). And we hear from former D.C. correspondents of northwest newspapers about covering the west from the nation's capital.
OPB | Broadcast: March 16, 2016
This week, Think Out Loud is coming to you live from the NPR studios in Washington, D.C. On today's show, we analyze primary election results, delve into the President's Supreme Court nominee, and talk to U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 22, 2015
We sit down with members of Oregon's Congressional delegation to look back on some of the highs and lows of 2015.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2015
For the past three years, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 has been phasing in stricter nutritional standards for federally funded school lunch programs.
OPB | Broadcast: July 14, 2015
We check in with Education Week reporter Lauren Camera on Congress' current efforts to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2015
WEDNESDAY: President Obama spoke of "turning the page" in his 2015 State of the Union address.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 31, 2014
WEDNESDAY: In this special Think Out Loud, we review some of the biggest international, national and regional news stories of the year.
OPB | Broadcast: July 18, 2014
FRIDAY: According to BuzzFeed, former Oregon Congressman David Wu is still spotted regularly in Washington three years after he resigned in disgrace.
OPB | Broadcast: April 14, 2014
MONDAY: This February, Sen. Ron Wyden took over as chair of the Senate Finance Committee. We'll hear about the new role, and take your questions.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 4, 2014
TUESDAY: A movement in Congress hopes to bar serial killers and other infamous criminals from profiting from the sale of personal artifacts.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 20, 2014
MONDAY: Rep. John Lewis reflects on the civil rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr., and his own introduction to activism as a young man.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 16, 2014
THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 13, 2013
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 18, 2013
Tom Foley, former Washington congressman and Speaker of the House, died at age 84.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 21, 2013
Our congressional recess conversations continue with the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 3rd District: Earl Blumenauer.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 19, 2013
Our congressional recess conversations continue with the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 4th District: Peter DeFazio.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 15, 2013
Representative Suzanne Bonamici visits Think Out Loud to share her experiences from the congressional session and to answer your questions. What would you like to ask her?
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 2, 2013
Oregon Representatives Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio, and Kurt Schrader — all Democrats — voted against the fiscal cliff compromise.