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Wyden floor statement on Kavanaugh nomination

As prepared for delivery Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today delivered the following floor statement on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the United States Supreme Court: President, This deeply misguided vote to […]

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Wyden, Senate Democrats demand Mick Mulvaney explain vetting process of political appointees after racist and sexist blog post surfaces

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden today joined with 12 other senators to demand that Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) head Mick Mulvaney explain how a top official at the agency was chosen as a political appointee […]

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Merkley Slams Proposed Volcker Rule Rewrite

Calls Trump Administration’s proposal “a creative maneuver to allow Wall Street banks to evade compliance”   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley—a co-author of the Volcker Rule, along with former Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI)—today released […]

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Video: Senate passes major opioids package; Senator Murray applauds bipartisan work to address the root causes and ripple effects of opioid misuse in Washington State, nationwide

Sharing anecdotes about the impact of the opioids crisis in Washington state, Senator Murray cheers passage of sweeping package to tackle growing opioid epidemic; bill now heads to President Trump’s desk to be signed into […]

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Wyden, Merkley call for investigation into political interference at Department of the Interior

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today joined their colleagues in calling on the Department of the Interior’s Inspector General to investigate political interference in scientific research or communications at the Department. “In […]