Statements about Congress
Sen. Jeff Merkley "voted six times for more debt."
Says in the last five years "Senate Republicans have placed a filibuster on every piece of legislation and every nominee."
Says "Having organizations parading as being social welfare organizations and then being involved in the political combat harkens back to why the statute a hundred years ago said that they were prohibited."
"With nearly 75 percent of Americans supportive of the construction of the pipeline, Schrader needs to explain to Oregon families why he voted against this needed project."
Says "I've authored the first bipartisan tax reform bill in a quarter-century."
Says, "Since 1994 when VAWA was first passed, incidents of domestic violence have dropped more than 50 percent."
"Oregon schools receive millions of dollars per year in federal school lunch assistance and yet they are required to spend that money almost anywhere but Oregon."
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