USA Today Highlights Rep. Greg Walden's Spending on Meals


USA Today sifted through congressional campaign spending reports to see who spent what on meals over the past four years. The paper identified $14.5 million in such expenditures.One of the biggest spenders turned out to be an Oregonian—U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), who disclosed expenditures of $300,000 over that period, the paper found. Walden, a ninth-term representative from Hood River ...   More
Thursday, February 19, 2015 NIGEL JAQUISS

Greg Walden on How Republicans Will Go After Health Care Reform

Elections do matter. Now that last week's elections have given Republicans control of the U.S. House next year. Rep. Greg Walden—the only GOP member of the Oregon congressional delegation—has a lot of juice as head of his party's transition committee. And he's getting a lot of face time on national TV. Last night, Walden was on Fox News' On The Record W/Greta Van Susteren to talk ...   More
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 HANK STERN

Why Greg Walden Agrees With Peter DeFazio

A couple weeks ago, we mentioned how Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and House Majority Leader-to-be Eric Cantor (R-.Va.) may have found a rare bit of common cause in their mutual annoyance with Congress wasting its time on meaningless resolutions to honor sports champions. The Washington Post reports that Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) is also tired of these meaningless resolutions. The Post quotes ...   More
Thursday, December 2, 2010 HANK STERN

Allen Alley Lines up Support to Take Over as Oregon Republican Party Chairman

Now that Bob Tiernan has announced he's stepping down as chairman of the Oregon Republican Party, Allen Alley is announcing both his run to replace Tiernan and his list of key supporters. In addition to announcing Tiernan's support, Alley said this afternoon on the state GOP web site that U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, the only Republican in Oregon's seven-person congressional delegation, is backing ...   More
Monday, January 3, 2011 HANK STERN

Non-Wonk Edition: Three Tidbits to Know As Congress Opens Today

The 112th Congress opens today with Republicans now controlling the House and a diminished Democratic majority running the Senate. If you're not a wonk and don't pay much attention to politics, here are at least three quick Oregon- and Washington-centric things to know: 1) Efforts by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and other Democrats to reform the filibuster so the Senate doesn't get tied up ...   More
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 HANK STERN

Greg Walden Tweets That He's Likely Got H1N1 Virus

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) tweeted this afternoon that he was "Just diagnosed with likely H1N1. Ugh. Off to seclusion for awhile." Walden spokesman Andrew Whelan confirmed to The Hill's blog that the congressman received the diagnosis and that he tweeted the message himself. Perhaps the source of Walden's illness can be traced. On Oct. 4, the 52-year-old congressman tweeted: "Lvg Medford ...   More
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 HANK STERN


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