Peter DeFazio Still Unhappy About Tax Deal

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011 HENRY STERN

The Case Against Extending The Bush Tax Cuts


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Before he retired from The New York Times in 2008, Pulitzer-prize winning reporter David Cay Johnston (above) spent nearly enough time here reporting on Texas Pacific and other utility matters to be considered an honorary Oregonian. Johnston, also a best-selling author, continues to write about his specialty—taxes—and the many ways that wealthy individuals and large corporations ...   More
 
Monday, November 22, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Report: One Oregon Democrat Surfaces in Opposition to Obama Tax Deal (UPDATED with DeFazio comment)


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U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) has never been shy about opposing the Obama administration despite the fact Obama is the Democratic candidate DeFazio supported in his party's 2008 presidential primaries. So perhaps it's no big surprise there's a report out today from CBS News that DeFazio is already one of the House Democrats signing this letter being circulated among House Democrats by Rep. ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 HANK STERN

Second Oregon Democratic Congressman Comes Out Against Obama Tax Deal


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U.S. Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.) has joined Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) in the revolt by House Democrats against President Obama's tax deal. Wu's office said this morning that Wu—who supported Obama in the 2008 presidential primaries—has signed the letter circulated by Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) in opposition to the deal Obama made with House Republicans. UPDATE: “Investing in ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 HANK STERN

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

DeFazio Leads Opposition Among House Democrats to Obama Plan


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We've been tracking Democratic opposition all week in the U.S. House to President Obama's tax deal with Republicans, and the mounting opposition to it from within his own party in Oregon's congressional delegation and elsewhere. Turns out today that U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) was happy to be the point man leading the opposition among House Democrats in what appears to be their new up-the-ante ...   More
 
Thursday, December 9, 2010 HANK STERN

Merkley Joins Democratic Opposition to Obama Tax Deal


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All four House Democrats from Oregon have already voiced opposition to President Obama's tax deal with Republicans. Now U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) has joined their chorus with his own concerns. Merkley said the tax package, which the Senate is expected to approve this week, would add to the national debt and do little for middle-class families. In a statement, Merkley supported components ...   More
 
Monday, December 13, 2010 REBECCA JACOBSON

Merkley Joins Democratic Opposition to Obama Tax Deal


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  All four House Democrats from Oregon have already voiced opposition to President Obama’s tax deal with Republicans. Now U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) has joined their chorus with his own concerns. Merkley said the tax package, which the Senate is expected to approve this week, would add to the national debt and do little for middle-class families. In a statement, Merkley supported components ...   More
 
Monday, December 13, 2010 by Kendra Clune

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