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Wednesday, October 10, 2012 YAEL CHANOFF

Two Oregon Political Parties, Two Views on Bombing Libya


With U.S. military action in Libya quickly approaching the four-week mark, indications are that progressive Oregonians' attitudes on the conflict remain, well, conflicted.Both the Oregon Progressive Party and the Pacific Green Party of Oregon this month issued statements on America's support for the rebel movement in Libya. Both parties came out against the conflict, but it's clear they had to wrestle ...   More
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 by

After Criticizing Obama on Libya, DeFazio Seeks to Beef Up War Powers Resolution


U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) was an early critic of President Obama's decision to aid the international offensive against Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi.Now the progressive congressman from Springfield has offered up an amendment to the War Powers Resolution aimed at restricting the president's ability to unilaterally command military action.House Joint Resolution 55, which DeFazio introduced ...   More
Monday, April 11, 2011 by

Wyden Supports Obama's Efforts in Libya's "Humanitarian Crisis"


U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) is supporting President Obama's decision to launch U.S. forces in Libya—for the moment. Unlike Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) who voiced "serious concerns" about the Democratic president's Libya decision or Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) who had even more pointed criticisms, Wyden is stressing his support for U.S. action in Libya.“The violence of Colonel Gaddafi against ...   More
Friday, April 1, 2011 AILIN DARLING

Schrader and Wu Weigh in on Libya Involvement


U.S. Reps. Kurt Schrader and David Wu (both D-Ore.) say they're both OK with President Obama's decision to have U.S. forces be part of an international offensive against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. But both Democratic lawmakers stress that their support for the decision by a Democratic president has a short time line.“I support [Obama’s] effort to support the democratic movement in Libya with ...   More
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 by

Blumenauer Approves of Obama's Libyan Decision

Earl Blumenauer

 U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) isn't among the growing number of lawmakers opposing-or seriously questioning-President Obama’s decision to commit U.S. forces to the international offensive against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.  “I think it was appropriate for the United States to be part of an international response to stop Gadhafi from slaughtering his people and reestablishing ...   More
Saturday, March 26, 2011 NATHAN GILLES

Greg Walden's Thoughts on the Libya No-Fly Zone


The only Republican in Oregon's seven-person congressional delegation is U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, a fact that left us curious about his opinion of President Obama's decision to back the international no-fly zone over Libya.Earlier this week, we reported that U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) was among a group of liberal House Democrats critical of Obama. Walden's view of the president's decision from ...   More
Thursday, March 24, 2011 NATHAN GILLES

Merkley Voices "Serious Concerns" with U.S. Involvement in Libya

Jeff Merkley

Put U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley on the lengthening list of Democratic lawmakers to express frustration with President Obama's decision to launch U.S. forces in a military intervention against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.  In a written statement, the Oregon Democrat's office told WW he "has serious concerns about America's involvement in a third conflict in the Middle East." While Merkley spokesman ...   More
Friday, March 25, 2011 AILIN DARLING

Why Peter DeFazio is Criticizing President Obama

Peter DeFazio

 Add U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) to the list of liberal Democrats raising serious questions about President Obama's decision to have U.S. forces be part of an international offensive against the forces of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.The Lane County Democrat isn't going as far as some of his party colleagues in broaching the prospect of impeachment but did say today that, "The president ...   More
Monday, March 21, 2011 HANK STERN

A Bad-News Update on Libya


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Tuesday, March 15, 2011 HANK STERN


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