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A federal grand jury in San Diego last week indicted Yonas Fikre and two others for attempting to conceal the transfer of $75,000 from the United States to the United Arab Emirates in 2010. Fikre is t   More
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Contractors Throw D.C. Fundraiser For Blumenauer

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Despite not having a challenger in the 2012 election cycle, U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Portland) has raised some $432,000 for his campaign as of September 30.That tally grows steadily. On Wednesday, Blumenauer was the beneficiary of a fundraising reception held by the Associated General Contractors of America at the lobbying group's townhouse in southeast Washington, D.C. Entry fees were as follows:$5,000 ...   More
 
Friday, December 9, 2011 COREY PEIN

Blumenauer Approves of Obama's Libyan Decision

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 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

Sesame Street Blues

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We're happy to learn Elmo and his cronies from Sesame Street are coming to Portland in mid-May for a three-day stint.According to a blurb for this "Elmo's Healthy Heroes" musical coming to the Memorial Coliseum, "When Super Grover loses his superness, Sesame Street needs a hero! Never fear, Elmo and his team of Healthy Heroes are here. Teaching lessons of healthy habits through song and dance, Elmo, ...   More
 
Thursday, March 17, 2011 by

Blumenuer's Questions About Nuke Contingency Plans

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 U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore) has more than one question about the feds' contingency plans to monitor radiation levels and prepare residents along the West Coast if there are fallout problems here from the Japanese nuclear disaster.Here's the letter Blumenauer released this afternoon to the Environmental Protection Agency and Nuclear Regulatory Commission with his questions:March 16, 2011 Lisa ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 by

Blumenauer's Big Battle

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 In Oregon congressional news this week not dealing with Democratic Rep. David Wu, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) was in the middle of a squabble on the House floor with Rep. Dan Lungren (R-Calif.).This video below from the verbal battle Thursday deals with Republicans' claim about a "government takeover of health care."Lungren took issue with Blumenauer lumping him in with what's been judged by ...   More
 
Friday, March 4, 2011 HANK STERN

Watch the Video: Blumenauer Says "Public Broadcasting in the Crosshairs"

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With the newly Republican-controlled Congress set to cut hundreds of billions of dollars from the federal budget, U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) has joined with NPR and local PBS stations in warning those cuts could drastically affect public broadcasting.At a time when public broadcasting has come under attack from the right wing for alleged liberal bias, Blumenauer argues that rural Oregonians ...   More
 
Monday, February 14, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

Add Earl Blumenauer and Kurt Schrader to the List of Obama Tax Deal Foes From Oregon (UPDATED )


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U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenuaer (D-Ore.) has become the third House Democrat from Oregon to oppose President Obama's tax deal. In urging the president to in essence show some backbone in dealings with Republicans, Blumenauer joins with Reps. Peter DeFazio and David Wu as opponents of Obama's deal with the GOP. UPDATE: And U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader has become the fourth of Oregon's four House Democrats ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 HANK STERN

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010 HANK STERN

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