or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Ron Wyden's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Ron Wyden
Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 01/30/1996
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Nancy; 5 Children: Adam, Lilly, William, Ava, Scarlett
Birth Date: 05/03/1949
Birth Place: Wichita, KS
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
April 1, 2014 Wyden Cosponsors Resolution Condemning Turkish Government's Stifling of Free Speech
March 20, 2014 Picking Up the Morse Tradition: Taking on Excessive National Security Secrecy and Asking the Tough Questions
March 5, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden from John Brennan, CIA Director - Acknowledging that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Does Apply to the CIA
Feb. 28, 2014 Heinrich, Wyden, Mark Udall Statement on Reported Bulk Collection of Private Videos
Jan. 23, 2014 Wyden Statement on PCLOB Report on Bulk Collection
Jan. 17, 2014 Udall, Wyden, Heinrich Statement Reacting to President's Speech on NSA, Surveillance Reform
Jan. 12, 2014 Albuquerque Journal - Intel post boosts Heinrich's profile
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Common-Sense, Constitutional Reforms to NSA Surveillance, Protect Privacy
Dec. 16, 2013 Wyden Statement on U.S. District Court Ruling on Bulk Collection of Phone Records
Nov. 27, 2013 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Use of Lethal Force Against Anwar al-Aulaqi Was Legal; Public and Congress Deserve More Info on Targeted Killing Rules
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to, Eric Holder, Attorney General - Udall, Wyden, Heinrich: Use of Lethal Force Against Anwar al-Aulaqi Was Legal; Public and Congress Deserve More Info on Targeted Killing Rules
Nov. 25, 2013 The New York Times - End the N.S.A. Dragnet, Now
Nov. 20, 2013 Surveillance Reform
Nov. 19, 2013 Senators Challenge Effectiveness of Dragnet Surveillance Program in NSA Court Case
Nov. 5, 2013 Wyden Statement of Support for the USA FREEDOM Act
Oct. 31, 2013 Wyden Statement on Vote in Opposition to Intelligence Committee's FISA Legislation
Sept. 27, 2013 Heinrich Backs Domestic Surveillance Reforms
Sept. 26, 2013 Wyden Continues to Press Intelligence Officials on Needed Domestic Surveillance Reforms
Sept. 25, 2013 Surveillance Reform Package Ends Bulk Collection of Phone Records; Creates Constitutional Advocate for Secret Court
Sept. 10, 2013 Wyden and Udall Statement on the Declassification of FISA Court Opinions on Bulk Collection of Phone Data
Aug. 21, 2013 Wyden Statement on Declassification of FISA Court Ruling on 4th Amendment Violations
Aug. 16, 2013 Wyden, Udall Statement on Reports of Compliance Violations Made Under NSA Collection Programs
Aug. 16, 2013 Udall, Wyden Issue Statement on Reports of Compliance Violations Made Under NSA Collection Programs
Aug. 9, 2013 Wyden Statement on President Obama's Proposed Reforms to the FISC and PATRIOT ACT
Aug. 1, 2013 Blumenthal, Wyden, Udall Unveil Major Legislation To Reform FISA Courts
July 31, 2013 Wyden: Declassified Documents Show How Inaccurate Statements Have Misled Congress
July 30, 2013 Ending Bulk Collection of Phone Records
July 26, 2013 Wyden and Udall: Intelligence Community's Response Leaves Important Surveillance Questions Unanswered
July 26, 2013 Washington Post - The White House Should End the Bulk Collection of Americans' Phone Records
July 24, 2013 Wyden Statement on Amash/Conyers Amendment to End Dragnet Collection of Americans' Records
July 22, 2013 Letter to James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Views on Surveillance Programs
June 19, 2013 Udall, Wyden Issue Statement on Value of Declassified NSA Programs
June 18, 2013 Support Builds for Udall, Wyden Proposal to Limit the Federal Government's Ability to Collect Vast Amounts of Data on Americans
June 14, 2013 Udall, Wyden Propose Limiting the Federal Government's Ability to Collect Vast Amounts of Data on Americans
June 11, 2013 Senators: End Secret Law
June 11, 2013 Wyden Statement Responding to Director Clapper's Statements About Collection on Americans
June 7, 2013 Udall, Wyden Question the Value, Efficacy of Phone Records Collection in Stopping Attacks
June 6, 2013 Wyden Statement on Alleged Large-Scale Collection of Phone Records
May 15, 2013 Wyden Statement on the Government Acquisition of AP Phone Records
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
March 6, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript - Drones and National Security
Feb. 7, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Drone Policy
Feb. 4, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Seeks Legal Justifications for the Deliberate Killing of Americans
Jan. 14, 2013 Wyden Letter to CIA Director-nominee Brennan Seeks Legal Opinions on Killing of Americans
Dec. 28, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross
Aug. 2, 2012 Wyden Statement on Vote Against Cloture of the Cybersecurity Act
July 26, 2012 Senators Seek Answers from DNI on How Many of Americans' Communications Have Been Monitored
June 25, 2012 US News and World Report - Clear Geolocation Guidelines are Needed to Protect Privacy Rights
June 25, 2012 Letter to Ambassador Ron Kirk United States Trade Representative
Back to top