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Merkley Statement on Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Address to Congress

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley today issued the following statement after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of Congress: “I did not attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress.   “I was horrified by Hamas’ horrific terrorist attack on October 7th and fully

Merkley: Momentum Behind Banning Congressional Stock Trading

Bipartisan ETHICS Act Clears Key Hurdle to Head to Senate Floor Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley today issued the following statement after his legislation to ban Congressional stock trading passed out of committee: “Members of Congress should serve the people, not their portfolios. For the first time,

Merkley: No President in My Lifetime Has Done More Than Biden

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley today issued the following statement after President Joe Biden announced he will not seek a second term: “No president in my lifetime has done more than Joe Biden. He’s achieved historic successes in investments in American manufacturing, renewable energy, and infrastructure, strengthened

Merkley, Senators Urge VA to Expand Access to Medical Cannabis for America’s Veterans

Senators’ letter follows DEA’s recommended rescheduling of cannabis from earlier this year Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley today led his colleagues—including Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), John Fetterman (D-PA), Peter Welch (D-VT), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Tina Smith (D-MN), and Jacky Rosen (D-NV)—in

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