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Diaries published: 14 (937 days since last diary on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 73 (937 days since last comment on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 2087

Total Comment Ratings: 1867

Most Recommended Diary: Help Me Defeat Republican Gordon Smith!, 244 comments, 442 recommends

People Following Jeff Merkley: 28

Jeff Merkley's Most Recent Diaries:

After President Obama wins re-election next week (keep up the hard work!), the U.S. Senate will still be an obstacle to his efforts to meet our big challenges for one simple reason: the routine ...
by Jeff Merkley
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
Last night we saw Mitt Romney grasping at straws, trying to defend his plan to cut taxes for the ultra-wealthy. What did he come up with? Telling our nation that he’d cut government support of ...
by Jeff Merkley
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 01:29 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
The recent $2 billion loss by JP Morgan demonstrates clearly that Wall Street hasn't learned anything from the economic meltdown of 2008. They continue to make high-risk bets, putting our economy ...
by Jeff Merkley
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 18, 2012 at 11:30 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
Jobs. It's the number one issue I hear about from Oregonians and I know it's at the top of the priority list for working families everywhere. But over the last several months, the talk in ...
by Jeff Merkley
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Sep 20, 2011 at 07:17 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
Democrats across the country are facing serious challenges by extremist Republicans who want to take away a woman’s right to choose and privatize the most successful anti-poverty program in ...
by Jeff Merkley
Comment Count 59 comments on Wed Oct 27, 2010 at 10:57 AM PDT with 118 Recommends
Greetings Daily Kos! Since I was elected to the U.S. Senate two years ago, I’ve learned a few key things: First, it’s absolutely imperative to have progressive Senators in the ...
by Jeff Merkley
Comment Count 113 comments on Thu Sep 30, 2010 at 12:44 PM PDT with 224 Recommends

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