Congressman Peter DeFazio

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President Trump has disrupted the U.S. Postal Service to boost his re-election chances, argued Oregon Democrats at a news conference today.

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While riots in Portland and Eugene have subsided in recent weeks, they remain a talking point in Oregon’s 4th Congressional District race between Republican challenger Alek Skarlatos, and incumbent Democrat Peter DeFazio.

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Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, thinks the key to re-opening the economy as soon as possible will be widespread, rapid testing.

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While the coronavirus stimulus package will alleviate the burden for many Americans affected by the pandemic, an Oregon Congressman fears there’s confusion that could cause delays.

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Federal bureaucracy is holding back coronavirus screening, says U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio.  The Oregon Democrat says he’s working with other Congressional delegates in easing regulations that may keep health providers from detecting COVID-19 in good time.

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A sweeping $760 billion spending bill from House Democrats aims to overhaul transportation and infrastructure across the U.S. 

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With the Senate impeachment trial winding down, Representative Peter DeFazio says the process appears orchestrated to favor President Trump.

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Oregon U.S. Representatives Peter DeFazio and Suzanne Bonamici visited the U.S. border with Mexico this weekend with members of the Hispanic Congressional caucus.


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Hundreds of locals gathered outside the Wayne Morse Federal Courthouse Tuesday night, to voice their support for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

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The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing December 4th, to determine next steps regarding President Trump’s alleged abuse of power.  If articles of impeachment are drafted, a Senate trial will likely happen in early 2020.

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Sexual assault and harassment on cruise ships, airliners, passenger trains, and ridesharing services would be reported under legislation penned by Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio. 

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Another challenger is after Congressman Peter DeFazio’s seat.  Cassidy Clausen says he respects the incumbent Democratic representative, but it’s time for new ideas in the 4th Congressional District of Oregon.

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For the first time since the Boeing 737 max crashes, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg will appear before a house committee investigating the matter.

President Trump’s war powers, ongoing climate change, and infrastructure development are among the topics Congressman Peter DeFazio hopes to discuss at some upcoming town halls in Oregon this week.

Reversing course from a few months ago, Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio now says he favors possible impeachment proceedings against President Trump. 

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More than $9 billion would be freed up to dredge and maintain the nation’s ports and harbors, under a bill pushed by Oregon Democratic Congressman, Peter DeFazio.

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President Trump’s self-declared business savvy suffered recently when a New York Times article deduced he lost over a billion dollars in a decade.  His losses in the late 80s through the mid 90s were enough that the real estate mogul avoided paying taxes.

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The only commercial airport on the Oregon Coast has received a hefty grant to build a new rescue and fire-fighting station.

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The pre-funding of health benefits for U.S. postal retirees would end, if a bill backed by Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio becomes law.

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Many critics of Donald Trump were upset when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said recently that the president wasn’t “worthy” of impeachment. 

Another House Democrat, Peter DeFazio of Oregon, says there is a better option at the moment.

Recorded On: April 19, 2019

Air Date: April 22, 2019

From the City Club of Eugene:

Congressman Peter DeFazio was first elected to the U.S. Congress in 1986. He shares his thoughts on the need to invest in our nation’s crumbling infrastructure and make it more resilient to climate change, while also reducing the impact of transportation on the environment.

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Oregon Democratic Representative Peter DeFazio is among those blasting President Trump, for tweeting a video that makes a Muslim Congresswoman appear dismissive of the 9-11 attacks.

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The Affordable Care Act and the cost of prescription drugs are the focus of several town hall meetings this week with Congressman Peter DeFazio.

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More than 70 years after he served in World War II, a Eugene-area veteran, former spy, and retired English professor has received Congressional recognition.

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The White House announced a short-term deal to re-open the government by Friday evening. In Eugene, Oregon’s U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio met with scores of federal employees who have been working without pay for over a month. KLCC’s Tiffany Eckert reports.

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When the Democrats take leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives next year, Oregon’s 4th District Congressman Peter DeFazio is expected to be chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. 


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On the heels of his party’s reclamation of the House of Representatives, Oregon Democrat Peter DeFazio is firing up his transportation agenda. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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Voters of the 4th Congressional District have re-elected Peter DeFazio for a 17th term in the U.S. House of Representatives. KLCC’s Tiffany Eckert was at the Democratic watch party Tuesday night when the Congressman’s win was announced.

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The three candidates running for Oregon’s 4th Congressional District faced off in a debate Friday at the City Club of Eugene.

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Property tax statements for Lane County homeowners are being mailed out this week. But several lawmakers warn the Trump tax plan will negatively impact Oregonians.

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