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Saturday, May 4 • 11:30am - 12:20pm
Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley Fireside Chat

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Earlier this year, the junior senator from Oregon joined a rarefied group: Democrats who considered a run for the presidency, but decided against it. Instead, Merkley will be seeking re-election to the Senate where he hopes to thaw the “deep freeze” that he says has rendered the deliberative body largely inert.  Merkley, who is among the most progressive members of the Senate and is the only senator to endorse Bernie Sanders in 2016, will share how he plans to fix it.

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Philip Rucker

White House Bureau Chief, The Washington Post
Philip Rucker is the White House Bureau Chief at The Washington Post, leading its coverage of the Donald Trump presidency. He and a team of Post reporters won the Pulitzer Prize and the George Polk Award for their reporting on Russia‚Äôs interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential... Read More →

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Jeffrey Merkley

U.S. Senator, D-Oregon, U.S. Senator, Oregon
As Oregon’s U.S. Senator, Jeff’s goal is to make Washington work for working Americans. He is fighting to create good jobs for working Oregonians, protect consumers from predatory practices, and ensure that all Oregonians have access to high-quality, affordable education. Jeff... Read More →


Saturday May 4, 2019 11:30am - 12:20pm
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