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 2021-12-16 01:01 

Washington Times

Senate Democrat derails final passage of ban on China imports made with Uyghur forced labor...

A Democratic senator on Wednesday blocked the final passage of a bipartisan bill to crack down on imports from China's Xinjiang region, where Beijing is accused of using forced labor. Sen. Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrat, stopped the vote Wednesday in a bi...

 2021-10-26 22:30 

Washington Times

Senate Democrats float 15% minimum tax on corporate profits with Kyrsten Sinema's blessing...

Democrats unveiled a new proposal on Tuesday to impose a 15% minimum tax on corporate profits to help pay for President Biden's multi-trillion-dollar social welfare bill. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrat, said the proposal ...

 2021-09-10 16:55 

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Senate Dems float corporate taxes hikes, penalties on stock buybacks to pay for $3.5T spending bill...

Two senior Democratic senators suggested several corporate tax increases on Friday to help pay for President Biden's massive $3.5 trillion expansion of the federal safety net. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced legislatio...

 2021-06-18 16:51 

Washington Times

Bipartisan bill offered to limit use of 'stingray' cell tower simulators by police...

Bipartisan legislation proposed in both houses of Congress would require local, state and federal law enforcement agencies to get a warrant to use so-called "stingray" devices that suck up cellphone data. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden and California Rep. ...

 2021-05-14 21:10 

Washington Times

Senator asks DOD to release details about warrantless surveillance of Americans...

Sen. Ron Wyden has asked Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to publicly release information about what the Oregon Democrat referred to as the "warrantless surveillance of Americans" by the U.S. military. Mr. Wyden, a longtime member of the Senate Sele...

 2021-04-16 14:10 

Washington Times

Ron Wyden pushing to block the export of Americans' data to foreign adversaries...

Sen. Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrat, is proposing new data privacy legislation that would restrict the export of Americans' data to certain countries where that information poses a national security risk to the United States. "Shady data brokers shoul...

 2021-02-08 00:34 

Washington Times

Bernie Sanders, Ron Wyden fights for lower stimulus check thresholds...

The left is rebelling against the idea of reducing the number of Americans eligible for $1,400 checks in President Biden's massive coronavirus relief package, saying Democrats can't be afraid to go big when it comes to pumping taxpayer money into ...

 2021-02-04 02:02 

Washington Times

Senators propose new protections for Oregon rivers...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Oregon's U.S. senators have proposed a conservation package that would protect thousands of miles of the state's rivers from development. Democratic Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley on Wednesday announced the River Democracy ...

 2021-01-20 17:49 

Washington Times

Avril Haines, DNI nominee, pledges to submit unclassified report on killing of Jamal Khashoggi...

Avril Haines, President Biden's pick for director of national intelligence, said Tuesday she will release an unclassified report on the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi if confirmed. Sen. Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrat, asked Ms. Haines to commit to re...

 2021-01-01 20:37 

Washington Times

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden plans to seek reelection in 2022...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden says he's seeking reelection in 2022, ending speculation that Oregon's senior senator might retire and pave the way for a crowded lineup of potential replacements. Wyden, 71, told Oregon Public Broadcastin...

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