OPB | 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 | 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 | Jan. 21, 2015
WEDNESDAY: President Obama spoke of "turning the page" in his 2015 State of the Union address.
OPB | 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 | 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 | 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 | Feb. 04, 2014
TUESDAY: A movement in Congress hopes to bar serial killers and other infamous criminals from profiting from the sale of personal artifacts.
OPB | 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 | Jan. 16, 2014
THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Dec. 13, 2013
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Oct. 18, 2013
Tom Foley, former Washington congressman and Speaker of the House, died at age 84.
OPB | Aug. 21, 2013
Our congressional recess conversations continue with the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 3rd District: Earl Blumenauer.
OPB | Aug. 19, 2013
Our congressional recess conversations continue with the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 4th District: Peter DeFazio.
OPB | 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 | Jan. 02, 2013
Oregon Representatives Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio, and Kurt Schrader — all Democrats — voted against the fiscal cliff compromise.
OPB | Nov. 29, 2012
U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) wants to fight congressional gridlock by changing the filibuster rule.
OPB | June 22, 2012
The Farm Bill passed out of the Senate on Thursday, but may now face a harder battle in the House.
OPB | Feb. 15, 2012
Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley joins us to talk about a number of issues, including a Constitutional Amendment that would invalidate the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling.
OPB | Feb. 01, 2012
On Tuesday, voters in Oregon's First Congressional District decide who will fill David Wu's vacant seat.