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WASHINGTON — The top Senate Republican on Thursday morning denounced the “unfair” House impeachment of President Donald Trump and reassured Trump and his supporters that “moments like this are why the United States Senate exists.”

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U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, and Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, announced Monday that a two-year authorization of Secure Rural Schools funding is included in an end-of-year funding package that will be considered by Congress this week.

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U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, announced to supporters last week he’s opposed to the Jordan Cove and Pacific Connector Pipeline project.

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The federal government needs to do more to help the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center recruit and retain health care professionals, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, said Friday at a town hall meeting at Umpqua Community College.

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So, your kids are in high school. Honestly, you’re already crushing it as a parent, especially if you still have your sanity! Before you celebrate too hard, though, there’s one more thing to think about—college.

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SALEM — A pair of Oregon nonprofits that combat hunger and food insecurity criticized a proposed federal rule change that could result in 3.1 million people losing food aid benefits nationwide.