Standing Up for Human and Civil Rights

Merkley: Netanyahu’s War Campaign Fails to Reflect American Values

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley issued the following statement after voting against the Senate’s national security supplemental funding bill: “I have supported getting the emergency supplemental bill to the floor where we could have a robust debate and amendment process on the different elements of the

Merkley Files Two Amendments to National Security Supplemental Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley – a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee – unveiled two amendments he has introduced to the national security supplemental funding package being considered by the Senate this week. The amendments address two important issues related to Gaza and the

Merkley: We Must Not Abandon Ukraine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley issued the following statement after voting to begin debate on a national security supplemental funding bill: “Ukrainians are fighting and dying on the front lines to defend democracy. They need us now more than ever in the battle against Putin’s tyranny.

Cardin, Durbin, Kaine, Merkley, Butler, Welch Introduce Resolution Calling on Guatemala to Ensure Peaceful Transfer of Power

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, along with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Laphonza Butler (D-Calif.), and Peter Welch (D-Vt.), introduced a resolution calling for the peaceful transfer of power to President-elect Bernardo Arévalo in Guatemala.

Van Hollen, Merkley Press for Action Following Trip to Rafah Crossing, Egypt, Jordan

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), both members of the Senate Appropriations and Foreign Relations Committees, released the following statement after their visit to Egypt and Jordan: “The humanitarian disaster in Gaza is worsening by the day. Innocent Palestinians are on the verge of starvation, injured

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