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Stories with person: Earl Blumenauer
  • AFL-CIO president: Bad trade deal is worse than no deal story has photos
    Updated: May-18-15 10:20 pm

    PORTLAND, Oregon - The head of the largest U.S. trade union federation said Monday that a bad deal is worse than no deal, and he urged Congress not to support fast-track legislation that would let President Barack Obama present Congress with proposed trade agreements that lawmakers can ratify or reject, but not amend.

  • As Obama visits, Oregon delegation divided on trade 
    Updated: May-07-15 11:39 am

    SALEM, Oregon - President Barack Obama's trip to Oregon Thursday and Friday will highlight trade, an issue that has divided the Democrats in Oregon's congressional delegation.

  • House rejects bid to let VA docs give advice on medical pot 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 7:26 pm

    WASHINGTON - The GOP-controlled House Thursday barely rejected a bid by supporters of medical marijuana to permit veterans to receive information about the drug from their government doctors.

  • Obama's trade agenda draws GOP support in House 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 8:01 pm

    WASHINGTON - Legislation to strengthen President Barack Obama's hand for a new round of trade deals advanced Thursday in the House courtesy of Republicans and over the protests of Democrats, a political role reversal that portends a bruising struggle over passage later this spring.