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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Legislative Branch

Full Name: Jeffery 'Jeff' A. Merkley
Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Progressive, Working Families, Democratic, Independent for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 2 Children: Jonathan, Brynne
Birth Date: 10/24/1956
Birth Place: Myrtle Creek, OR
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Christian
Date Title
Nov. 21, 2013 Merkley: Rules Change a Victory for the American People
Nov. 20, 2013 Nominations
Nov. 18, 2013 Merkley: When Will We Say Enough is Enough?
Nov. 13, 2013 Merkley: "This Obstruction Is Outrageous"
Sept. 26, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014
Jan. 24, 2013 Merkley Statement on Senate Rules Compromise
Jan. 22, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Jan. 22, 2013 Changing Senate Rules
Jan. 22, 2013 Changing Senate Rules
Jan. 7, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Jan. 4, 2013 Dysfunction of the Senate
Jan. 2, 2013 The Most Dysfunctional Senate
Jan. 1, 2013 The Fiscal Cliff
Dec. 20, 2012 Rules Changes
Dec. 13, 2012 Huffington Post - Jeff Merkley Circulates 'Talking Filibuster' Reform Proposal
Dec. 6, 2012 Transaction Account Guarantee Program Extension Act - Motion to Proceed
Nov. 28, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 - Motion to Proceed - Resumed
Nov. 27, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript`
March 14, 2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
Jan. 28, 2011 The Register-Guard - A Failure to Communicate
Jan. 27, 2011 Merkley: We Have Just Begun the Fight for Filibuster Reform
Jan. 27, 2011 Denver Post - Bennet, Udall Fixes Included in Senate Rules Deal
Jan. 26, 2011 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Jan. 12, 2011 Letter to Congressional Leadership Regarding Bipartisan Seating at the State of the Union Address
Jan. 6, 2011 Udall, Harkin, Merkley: Rules Reform Package Gaining Support Among Senators
Jan. 5, 2011 Udall, Harkin, Merkley Introduce Rules Reform Package to Restore Accountability to Senate
Jan. 5, 2011 Amending Senate Rules
Jan. 3, 2011 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Dec. 23, 2010 The Washington Post - Sen. Jeff Merkley: 'This isn't a question of filibuster or no filibuster'
Dec. 1, 2010 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
June 21, 2010 Letter To Nancy Pelosi, House Speaker
April 22, 2010 Letter to Leader Reid and Leader McConnell
March 1, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" -Transcript
Jan. 10, 2010 Bend Bulletin: The Filibuster: a Fixture in the Senate, but one Merkley Says Needs New Limits
July 10, 2009 Merkley Statement On State Director Jon Isaacs
Feb. 9, 2009 Merkley Returns Home For First Town Hall
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