Oregon senators send White House three finalists for U.S. Attorney
After interviews with a selection committee, Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley sent the White House three candidates who could serve as Oregon's next U.S. Attorney.
Wyden, Merkley seek public meeting in Oregon over Air Force proposal in Owyhee
The Air Force wants to expand its low-altitude training range into Oregon and Nevada but hasn't held public meetings in either state. Oregon's U.S. senators are urging them to reconsider.
US Sen. Jeff Merkley faces challenge from QAnon believer Jo Rae Perkins
After flirting with a presidential candidacy, Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley is a strong favorite for re-election while Republican Jo Rae Perkins questions the threat of COVID-19 and climate change.
Merkley, Wyden And Senate Democrats Protest Judicial Nominations
Oregon Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden spent three hours Tuesday night protesting the Republican Party’s approach to confirming federal judges.
Oregon Lawmakers Promise Reforms For Chemawa Indian School
Lawmakers and tribal representatives met with the federal school's leadership and emerged with both immediate and long-range plans to overhaul the Salem boarding school.
Congressional Negotiators Reach Deal On Wildfire Funding
The massive spending bill funding the government includes a long-sought deal on wildfires and forest management.
Oregon Senators Sound The Alarm On Latest GOP Health Care Bill
Nursing home residents in Portland told Oregon’s two Democratic senators Friday that they would be devastated by the health care cuts proposed in the latest bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Western Wildfire Funding Attached To Hurricane Harvey Relief Bill
As big fires batter Oregon, the state's U.S. senators make the case for more federal help.
Northwest Democrats Blast Senate GOP's 'Meaner' Health Care Bill
The four U.S. senators from Oregon and Washington, all Democrats, united against the Republican health care bill.
Oregon's Congressional Democrats Push For National Vote-By-Mail
Both of Oregon’s senators and four U.S. representatives announced the introduction of a bill Thursday that would require “every state to provide registered voters the opportunity to vote by mail."