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September 10, 2020 I'm pledging to match the first $5,000 to this group of organizations supporting families hurt by the wildfires. I'm home in Springfield, near the devastating fires in Southwest Oregon. I'm supporting first responders on the ground and working with Governor Brown to marshal resources to the state and impacted individuals and homeowners. In ... read more
September 2, 2020 It sure looks like he wants the Postal Service to fail... Barely two months have passed since Donald Trump rewarded Republican mega-donor Louis DeJoy by appointing him Postmaster General. In that short time, DeJoy has already taken unmistakable steps to sabotage the US Postal Service, including ... read more
August 27, 2020 Young Guns vs Grassroots I've told you some about House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Trump Jr., Ted Cruz, and others hitting up their wealthy donors on behalf of my opponent. Well, they've made it official. The National Republican Congressional ... read more
August 25, 2020 I'm honored to have the support of the National Wildlife Federation in this fight. I'm honored to receive the endorsement of the National Wildlife Federation. Protecting our environment and our oceans is one of my top priorities. This comes on the heels of a yet another Trump administration attack ... read more
August 24, 2020 Mental Health Professionals For Mental Health Emergencies Sending police to deal with someone in the midst of a mental health crisis makes even less sense than sending the fire department to get a cat out of a tree. If we're going to ... read more
August 21, 2020 The closest race of my career We knew this was coming. Republicans' foothold in Oregon's Fourth Congressional District has been growing for a while. They've been waiting for the day when they could get rid of me and install a right-wing ... read more
August 11, 2020 Our best response to attacks on Roe v Wade: [Add your name] Anti-choice extremists have been waiting for an opportunity to undermine Roe v Wade since it was decided in 1973. Since then, Congressional Republicans have made attacks on privacy rights a key strategy in their campaign ... read more
August 8, 2020 Another Friday Night Massacre Trump's political crony managing the United States Postal Service has made significant changes to postal operations, which has already slowed mail delivery across the country. Last night he went further and executed a Friday night ... read more
August 5, 2020 I am bringing 70,000 jobs to Oregon The big news: the House has passed my legislation, the Moving Forward Act, which is the House Democrats' plan to fix what's broken in our country. This means strengthening our communities and moving them into ... read more
August 2, 2020 Congress must investigate before more people die [Sign the petition] Kids jailed in cages. Families separated. Close quarters that allow the spread of infection and sickness. How can it get worse? COVID-19. Rather than actually do something productive to stem the virus' spread – like ... read more
July 31, 2020 Their list of attacks is actually kind of funny My opponent raised $1 million last quarter, and over $250K came in the form of donations from big Trump donors. All while I was fighting for legislation to improve the lives of people, small businesses, ... read more
July 30, 2020 An update on the protests What's been happening in Oregon over the past few weeks, under the direction of President Trump, are the actions of an authoritarian regime, not an open democracy. Unmarked federal agents have detained Americans without cause, ... read more
July 29, 2020 Withdrawing essential services. During a pandemic. The far right will do anything to make a quick buck for their corporate pals, no matter who suffers. For nearly a decade and a half, the United States Postal Service has been suffering under ... read more
July 25, 2020 Sign the petition: end federal police attacks on our streets This is a test. Donald Trump's attacks on peaceful protesters is a test of our nation's principles. Since the start of his presidency, Trump has conducted an endless assault on the pillars of our democracy, ... read more
July 21, 2020 Fighting for Oregon's small airports I've said it before, and I'll say it again: our infrastructure is outdated and in dire need of investment to keep the public safe and our economy moving. As Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure ... read more
July 20, 2020 They're attacking our health care during a pandemic In case you missed this weekend's horrible news: But even as a record number of our friends and family succumb to the virus, Donald Trump still wants to take away our access to health care. ... read more
July 18, 2020 I'm making sure no essential workers are overlooked As we take steps to protect our communities, we must also ensure we're supporting the essential workers who risk their health daily to keep our nation alive and safe. That's why after hearing from the ... read more
July 17, 2020 Donald Trump has ordered direct attacks on Oregonians I am alarmed by the reports from Portland, Oregon about escalating federal violence against protestors. Civilians exercising their First Amendment rights have been severely injured by anonymous federal law enforcement agents and are now being ... read more
July 15, 2020 BREAKING: Ted Cruz in Oregon? This is critical news. Senator Ted Cruz is firing up his vaunted right-wing fundraising machine of corporate executives and special-interest hacks to raise $100,000 for Peter's opponent, Alek Skarlatos. His spokesman said Cruz's goal is ... read more
July 9, 2020 [SIGN] Less politics. More testing. Now. It's a painful reality: while the whole world is struggling to contain the novel coronavirus, the United States' national response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been an unmitigated disaster. Our country is leading the world ... read more
July 7, 2020 BREAKING NEWS from the Rasmussen Reports Rasmussen Reports just raised the flag on Peter DeFazio's race, downgrading the rating from a "Safe Democratic" to "Likely Democratic." This change is about exactly one thing: money. Alek Skarlatos is Trump's new golden boy, ... read more
July 3, 2020 We passed a transformative bill yesterday Great news! Yesterday, the House passed the Moving Forward Act – the nation's first major infrastructure bill in years. The bill takes on some of the urgent issues facing our nation: the COVID-19 recession, the ... read more
July 2, 2020 A gift to our country this Fourth of July Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the most significant transportation package in decades to invest in our communities, address climate change, and to create millions of jobs and opportunities for all. This bill will ... read more
June 29, 2020 Yesterday's Supreme Court decision is cause for celebration, but we can't let our guard down. The moment Trump was elected, far-right politicians in state legislatures around the country began drafting horrifying anti-choice bills. Their plan was to appeal their biased laws all the way to the Supreme Court, where Trump ... read more
June 25, 2020 I'm voting for justice in policing Tonight, I proudly cast my vote in support of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. This bill provides federal funds to expand community policing, funding for community oversight boards, bans racial profiling, and bans ... read more

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As Independent as Oregon.

Peter DeFazio's common-sense proposals aim to create good-paying jobs, expand access to affordable health care and develop options outside of the for-profit marketplace, restore economic and educational opportunities, hold government accountable and tip the scales of inequality back in favor of hard-working Oregonians.

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