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Gov't: No benefit hike for Social Security next year

...estimated $223. The deductible is the annual amount patients pay before Medicare kicks in.Senate Democrats, led by Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, have introduced legislation that would freeze Medicare's Part B premium and deductible for 2016, but its...
Nation and World

...versions of the bill will need to be reconciled before being sent to the White House for the president's signature.Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who opposed the bill, offered an amendment addressing privacy concerns, but it failed to pass. It would...
Nation and World
Democrats clinch critical votes for Iran nuclear deal

...rebuke to the Iran nuclear accord.Four previously undeclared Senate Democrats - Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Ron Wyden of Oregon, Gary Peters of Michigan and Maria Cantwell of Washington state - announced their support for the international...
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Northwest fire crews hope for a break in the weather

...Land Management and Forest Service currently have to borrow funds to pay for such projects.The problem, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Vilsack said, is that 1 to 2 percent of the wildfires - the largest ones, which put most property...
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Lawmakers push new way to pay for wildfires

...seasons have ballooned in activity and costs.Republican Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch of Idaho and Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon announced Wednesday that they are getting ready to pitch bipartisan legislation to Congress this fall."This...
IRS believes identity thieves are from Russia estimates it paid out $5.8 billion in fraudulent refunds to identity thieves in 2013.In April, Hatch and Sen. Ron Wyden, the top Democrat on the Finance Committee, quietly launched an investigation into how online tax preparers and prepaid...
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Oregon senators call for gun control after Roseburg shooting

...calling for tougher gun restrictions in the wake of a shooting at Umpqua Community College last week.Democratic Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley spoke Thursday at the U.S. Capitol.They're calling for mandatory background checks on all gun...
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My Turn: Brewing up success stories

...suitable and safe for animals to eat. Thankfully, I was able to work with my Senate Brewers Caucus Democratic Co-Chair Ron Wyden to lessen the impacts of this new proposed regulation on our small operators. Also, I just recently became Chairman...
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen in the health care law "stupid" and would likely use his new position to roll it back as he replaces Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden. Hatch is likely to pick up some Democratic support.FOREIGN RELATIONS: Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker has criticized Obama's...
Charging you for that Instagram picture

...rules may affect the public.The rules could affect something as simple as taking a picture with a cellphone, said Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), if the cameraman sells that photo to someone.Close said the proposed regulations are required to implement...


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