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Kitzhaber And Merkley Ahead In The Polls

OPB | Oct. 14, 2014

TUESDAY: A new poll released by OPB and Fox 12 shows Democratic incumbents for statewide office in Oregon are in the lead.

Senate Democratic Incumbent: Jeff Merkley

OPB | Sept. 22, 2014

MONDAY: U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley is running for reelection against Republican challenger Monica Wehby.

The Republican Challengers To Merkley And Kitzhaber

OPB | Jan. 27, 2014

MONDAY: Differences among the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate and Oregon Governor became clearer this weekend at a gathering of conservatives in Portland.

Jeff Merkley Reacts To Filibuster Compromise

OPB | July 16, 2013

The U.S. Senate avoided the so-called "nuclear option" of limiting the filibuster. We'll hear what Senator Jeff Merkley thinks of the plan.

Jeff Merkley Holds Hearing On Middle Class

OPB | June 04, 2013

Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) has invited struggling Oregonians featured in the documentary film American Winter to testify before a Senate subcommittee on economic policy.

Jeff Merkley Talks Filibuster Reform

OPB | Nov. 29, 2012

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) wants to fight congressional gridlock by changing the filibuster rule.

Jeff Merkley

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.

Summer Recess: Jeff Merkley

OPB | Aug. 26, 2011

Senator Jeff Merkley visits Think Out Loud to share his experiences from the year so far and to answer your questions. What would you like to ask him?

Controlling LNG

OPB | March 11, 2010

How much authority should states have over liquified natural gas projects?

Getting Personal in Public

OPB | Feb. 25, 2010

What motivates people to share personal stories in public — whether online, on stage, or in writing?

Merkley Wins

OPB | Nov. 07, 2008

What should his priorities be?

Candidate Conversation: U.S. Senator

OPB | Oct. 27, 2008

What's important to you in Oregon's Senate race?

Primary Conversations: U.S. Senate

OPB | May 07, 2008

What do you want to ask the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate?