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Sen. Patty Murray: GOP Trashed Bipartisan Bill For Latest ACA Repeal Attempt

OPB | Sept. 21, 2017 8:30 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., blames Republican leadership for putting a freeze on her bipartisan health care plan.

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Trump's Visit To Arizona Is A Headache For GOP Sen. Jeff Flake

NPR | Aug. 22, 2017 5:20 a.m.

A recent presidential tweet called Flake "WEAK" and "toxic." Flake says Trump and his supporters "have given into the politics of anger."

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Senator Objects To Proposed Website Anti-Terrorism Rules

AP | July 28, 2015 11:32 a.m.

Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden is blocking a bill that would require social media and online sites like Google, Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity.

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Top Stories: OPB, City Club Of Portland Host Gubernatorial Debate; Oregon First Lady Admits To Sham Marriage

OPB | Oct. 10, 2014 7:45 a.m. | Portland

Headlines for Friday, Oct. 10: OPB and the City Club of Portland will host a gubernatorial debate between Gov. John Kitzhaber and Rep. Dennis Richardson at noon; Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes admitted to a sham marriage to an Ethiopian immigrant; Sen. Jeff Merkley's campaign claims to have reached a fundraising record in Oregon politics; and more.

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Merkley Declines Debate With Wehby On OPB

OPB | Oct. 7, 2014 5 p.m. | Portland

Sen. Jeff Merkley's campaign announced Tuesday that the incumbent candidate will not debate with Republican challenger Monica Wehby on OPB.

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High-Profile Politicians Rally Oregonians For Merkley, Wehby Senate Race

OPB | Oct. 6, 2014 12:16 p.m. | Portland

A number of high-profile politicians are making their way to Oregon this month in support of senate candidates, Sen. Jeff Merkley and Republican challenger Monica Wehby.

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Wehby Campaign Fires Back In New Video, Criticizing Merkley For Supporting Cover Oregon

OPB | Oct. 1, 2014 3:15 p.m. | Portland

U.S. Senate candidate Monica Wehby is using one year since Cover Oregon's launch as reason to celebrate the exchange's many flaws.

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New Merkley Ads Focus On Wehby Plagiarism Allegations

OPB | Sept. 30, 2014 11:51 a.m. | Portland

Republican senate candidate Monica Wehby's apparent plagiarism has become ammo for Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley's campaign.

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Monica Wehby Declines To Participate In KGW, Oregonian Debate

OPB | Sept. 26, 2014 12:30 p.m. | Portland

The Oregonian reports that a key debate between U.S. Senate candidates has been canceled after Republican candidate Monica Wehby refused to participate.

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Top Stories: Biden, McCain Coming To Oregon; Anti-Pot Legalization Campaign Receives First Donation

OPB | Sept. 25, 2014 8:30 a.m. | Portland

Headlines for Thursday, Sept. 25: Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. John McCain are expected to make appearances in Oregon; the campaign opposing marijuana legalization, No on 91, received its first campaign donation; Jefferson County is moving forward with plans to build a new courthouse; and more.

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Wehby's 'Demanding Schedule' Makes Voting A Challenge

OPB | June 6, 2014 11:23 a.m. | Portland

The 2014 primary election voter turnout was pretty low by Oregon standards, falling unofficially around 35 percent. So while that 65 percent who tossed their ballots in the recycling bin (or *gasp* the trash) will remain nameless, there’s one Oregon voter that stands out: Dr. Monica Wehby.