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 2019-03-19 15:47 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley visits Tijuana shelters, blasts Trump immigration policies...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., visited Tijuana over the weekend, inspecting several shelters housing asylum-seekers who he said have been pushed back over the U.S.-Mexico border by Trump administration......

 2019-03-18 23:41 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

OSU gets federal grant to study wind turbine impacts on birds...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced a major $2.5 million grant for Oregon State University to develop monitoring systems for offshore wind turbines, advancing the renewable energy......

 2019-03-18 22:17 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley looks into airline passenger spying reports...

In a bipartisan letter Monday to the CEOs of eight major airlines, Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and John Kennedy (R-LA) raised alarms about recent reports that airlines may be using in-flight......

 2019-03-15 17:12 

The Blaze

Senator who opposed the bill to protect babies who survive abortions is now campaigning to stop the 'slaughter' of kittens...

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) announced earlier this month that he is sponsoring a Senate bill that would prevent kittens from being killed after they are used in research, NBC News reported . Though he is backing a bill to protect kittens, Merkley voted aga...

 2019-03-14 23:31 

Breitbart.com

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley Condemns 'Slaughter' of Kittens, Voted Against Protecting Human Babies from Infanticide...

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley, a Democrat who voted against a bill that would protect babies who survive abortion from infanticide, is sponsoring a bill to save kittens....

 2019-03-14 21:56 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Bill would nullify 'fraudulent' Warm Springs treaty...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., introduced the 1865 Treaty Nullification Act on Thursday to formally and finally nullify a fraudulent treaty with the......

 2019-03-12 20:30 

Daily Kos

Detained kids were told they wouldn't be reunited with relatives if they misbehaved, senator says...

Three kids who are detained at the prison camp for unaccompanied migrant children in Florida told a U.S. senator that staff threatened not to reunite them with their families "if they misbehaved," the Washington Post reports. Sen. Jeff Merkley of ...

 2019-03-12 18:44 

The Oregonian

Sen. Jeff Merkley tours Florida teen detention camp he wants shut down...

The Oregon Democrat says he toured migrant youth detention camp in Florida and found children are being for too long in a restrictive environment....

 2019-03-12 17:04 

KVOA

Senator tours Florida teen detention camp he wants shut down...

MIAMI (AP) — A Democratic senator from Oregon advocating against migrant youth detention camps says he toured a Florida facility and found children are being held there for too long in a restrictive environment. U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley said late Mond...

 2019-03-12 03:43 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley again urges shutdown of unregulated 'child prisons'...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., released the following statement after conducting an oversight visit Monday morning to the Homestead child detention center in Homestead, Florida:...

 2019-03-08 22:38 

The Hill

Dem calls on Nielsen to end monitoring of reporters, lawyers tied to migrant caravan...

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) is calling on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to end a reported...

 2019-03-08 20:44 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Oregon senators, reps back federal youth climate lawsuit...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Reps. Peter DeFazio and Earl Blumenauer have filed a brief with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals supporting the Juliana v. United States youth......

 2019-03-07 23:17 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley, colleagues intro bill to ban asbestos in U.S....

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), along with Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), and Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), on Thursday introduced the Alan......

 2019-03-07 22:15 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley seek hearings on universal background checks...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., this week wrote the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee to call for hearings on universal background checks legislation....

 2019-03-07 21:19 

San Jose Mercury

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, says he is not running for president...

Brown, 66, is the second Democratic senator this week to pass on a White House bid; Oregon's Jeff Merkley released a similar statement Monday....

 2019-03-07 19:38 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley bill would end 'taxpayer-funded kitten slaughter'...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., on Thursday introduced the bipartisan and bicameral Kittens In Traumatic Testing Ends Now Act, or KITTEN Act, which......

 2019-03-07 14:25 

Euronews

Paws off these cats: Bill seeks to stop gov't 'slaughter' of kittens...

Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon called the government's research experiments on felines...

 2019-03-07 00:54 

The Oregonian

Trump's Saudi ambassador pick grilled over students fleeing US justice...

Retired Army Gen. John Abizaid delivered the remarks in response to questions raised by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon during a nomination hearing with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington, D.C....

 2019-03-06 22:36 

Slate Magazine

The Angle: Slickly Produced Wednesday Edition...

He's running (for something): Jeff Merkley released a slickly produced four-minute video yesterday announcing his 2020 plans ... to run for re-election in the Senate . That makes the Oregonian one of the few Democrats in his chamber not launching a bi...

 2019-03-06 22:00 

Slate Magazine

The Only Thing Harder Than Winning the Presidency...

It is only appropriate that Senate Democrats who've chosen not to run for president should be the ones hyping their announcements, since they, at this point, seem to be the outliers. So it was on Monday night that Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley blasted out ...

 2019-03-06 17:09 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley co-sponsor veterans Agent Orange bill...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced Wednesday they are co-sponsoring a bipartisan bill that would provide health care benefits to more veterans who served decades ago in the......

 2019-03-05 22:10 

Splinter

Everyone Do What Jeff Merkley Did...

On Monday night, Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley said on Twitter that he was going to make an "announcement about my plans for 2020" on Tuesday morning. Thankfully, the announcement wasn't the kind we've come to expect so far....

 2019-03-05 19:23 

The Daily Mail

Sen. Merkley decides to stay out of crowded White House......

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon announced Tuesday he has decided after months of consideration not to enter the increasingly crowded race......

 2019-03-05 19:21 

WTOP

Sen. Merkley decides to stay out of crowded White House race...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon announced Tuesday he has decided after months of consideration not to enter the increasingly crowded race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Merkley said in......

 2019-03-05 16:27 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley reintroduce Marijuana Justice Act...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., last week joined Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and colleagues in reintroducing the Marijuana Justice Act to end the federal prohibition on......

 2019-03-05 16:00 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Sen. Jeff Merkley announces he will not run for president...

Sen. Jeff Merkley announced Tuesday that he is not running for President, telling supporters in a video that he will remain in the Senate after mulling a presidential bid for months....

 2019-03-05 15:48 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley pushes USDA to get rural broadband funding out...

Sen. Jeff Merkley pushed U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Tuesday to make sure that new rural broadband funding reaches the communities it was intended to help....

 2019-03-05 15:30 

Washington Times

Jeff Merkley ends flirtation with presidential run...

Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon is passing on the chance to run for president in 2020, saying he is better off running for re-election to the Senate and fighting for "bold" solutions to the nation's problems. "I believe that there are Democrat...

 2019-03-05 15:18 

USA Today

Oregon's Jeff Merkley announces he won't run for president, will seek Senate re-election...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, a Democrat from Oregon, won't run for president in 2020 and instead will seek re-election to his Senate seat....

 2019-03-05 15:00 

The Oregonian

Death penalty bill, Jeff Merkley will not run, nursing home neglect: Morning Briefing for Tuesday, March 5...

Jeff Merkley considers his 2020 election plans, a bill would effectively end the death penalty in Oregon, a nursing home is sued over allegations of neglect. Take a look at the day's top stories....

 2019-03-05 14:12 

Roll Call

Sen. Jeff Merkley will run for re-election instead of president...

Sen. Jeff Merkley announced Tuesday that he won't run for president and will make a bigger difference by running for reelection in the Senate. The Oregon Democrat has been publicly contemplating a presidential bid for almost a year....

 2019-03-05 14:03 

Idaho Statesman

Oregon Sen. Merkley won't seek 2020 presidential nomination...

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon has decided not to enter the increasingly crowded race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination after months of consideration. Merkley told The Associated Press ... Click to Continue...

 2019-03-05 13:30 

National Post

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley won't join 2020 presidential field...

SALEM, Ore. — U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon has decided not to enter the increasingly crowded race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination after months of consideration. Merkley told The Associated Press the large field of Democratic cont...

 2019-03-05 13:27 

NY Times

Jeff Merkley, Oregon Senator, Says He Won't Run for President...

Indicating that he wanted to help fix a dysfunctional Senate, Mr. Merkley said there were other Democrats in the race who recognized the challenges ahead....

 2019-03-05 13:23 

The Oregonian

Sen. Jeff Merkley says he will not run for president in 2020...

Jeff Merkley, who has represented Oregon in the Senate since 2009, said he will instead run for reelection....

 2019-03-05 13:07 

KOAM/FOX14

Sen. Jeff Merkley announces he will not run for president...

Sen. Jeff Merkley announced Tuesday that he is not running for President, telling supporters in a video that he will remain in the Senate after mulling a presidential bid for months....

 2019-03-05 13:03 

WMUR

[ NH ]

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley announces he won't join 2020 presidential field...

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon has decided not to enter the increasingly crowded race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination after months of consideration....

 2019-03-05 12:35 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Sen. Jeff Merkley passes on 2020 presidential bid to run for Senate re-election...

He made multiple visits to early voting primary and caucus states over the past year, but on Tuesday morning Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon revealed he won't launch a presidential campaign and will instead run for re-election in 2020....

 2019-03-05 12:35 

BuzzFeed News

Jeff Merkley Has Decided Not To Run For President And Instead Run For His Senate Seat...

Merkley will instead run for re-election to the Senate — he could not do both under state law....

 2019-03-05 12:26 

Daily Kos

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It's only Tuesday, and it's already crazy out there! Besides the craziness of Trump himself, the Judiciary Committee wants documents from everyone, Jeff Merkley is announcing something "big," everyone's talking about a seismic shift in...

 2019-03-05 12:18 

Euronews

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley passes on White House bid to seek re-election...

The two-term incumbent tells NBC News he feels he can be more effective in the Senate than by joining crowded presidential field....

 2019-03-05 12:15 

AP

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley won't join 2020 presidential field...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon says he has decided against seeking the Democratic nomination for president and instead wants to focus on getting re-elected senator in......

 2019-03-05 12:11 

Washington Examiner

Jeff Merkley won't run for president...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., said Tuesday won't enter the race for the White House, but will seek a third term in the Senate....

 2019-03-05 12:10 

Business Insider

Senator Jeff Merkley announces he's not running for president in 2020...

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley has ruled himself out of the race for the White House in 2020. Merkley, a Democrat, said: "I've reached the conclusion that the biggest impact I can have is here in the Senate." He teased a "major announcement&#...

 2019-03-05 12:10 

Business Insider Australia

Senator Jeff Merkley announces he's not running for president in 2020...

Senator Jeff Merkley, a Democrat from Oregon, has announced that he will not be running for president in 2020....

 2019-03-05 12:10 

Business Insider India

Senator Jeff Merkley announces he's not running for president in 2020...

Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesOregon Senator Jeff Merkley.Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley has ruled himself out of the race for the White House in 2020. Merkley, a Democrat,...

 2019-03-05 12:09 

Talking Points Memo

Merkley Passes On Presidential Bid, Will Run For Third Term In Senate Instead...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon has decided not to enter the increasingly crowded race for......

 2019-03-05 11:56 

The Hill

Merkley passes on 2020 White House bid, will seek reelection...

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley announced early Tuesday that he would not seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, but will seek reelection....

 2019-03-05 11:55 

Los Angeles Times

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley won't join 2020 presidential field...

Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon has decided not to enter the increasingly crowded race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination after months of consideration....

 2019-03-05 11:45 

China Post

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley won't join 2020 presidential field...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon has decided not to enter the increasingly crowded race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination after months of consideration. Merkley told The Associated Press the large field of Democratic...

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