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November 27, 2020 A complicated Thanksgiving It's a complicated Thanksgiving season this year. We're facing extraordinary hardships and a long road to recovery, but our country feels more hopeful than it has in the past four years. On one hand, COVID-19 ... read more
November 7, 2020 We've only just begun Emerging out of one of the most divisive political climates in recent history, the historic victory of President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris reflects the American people's strength, diversity, and optimism in the face of ... read more
November 4, 2020 Thank you I am honored to have earned your trust once again to serve the people of Southwest Oregon in the U.S. House of Representatives. The citizens of Southwest Oregon spoke clearly yesterday in favor of a ... read more
November 4, 2020 DeFazio Says ‘Thank You’ to Supporters Following Re-Election Victory (VIDEO INCLUDED) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 4, 2020 Contact: Katrina Martell (214) 229-3610 or [email protected] Eugene, Oregon— After being re-elected to represent Oregon’s 4th Congressional District in the 117th Congress, Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released a ... read more
November 3, 2020 DeFazio Statement on Winning Re-Election FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 3, 2020 Contact: Katrina Martell (214) 229-3610 or [email protected] Eugene, Oregon— Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released a statement on winning re-election to represent Oregon’s 4th Congressional District in the 117th ... read more
November 2, 2020 We need Peter DeFazio in Congress This election is about who government works for — whether we can make it work for everyone, or whether it'll just keep working for the wealthy and well-connected. It's about who has power. My friend ... read more
November 2, 2020 **MEDIA ADVISORY** DeFazio Announces Election Night Availability FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 2, 2020 Contact: Katrina Martell (214) 229-3610 or [email protected] Eugene, Oregon— After winning his re-election to represent Oregon’s 4th Congressional District in the 117th Congress, Congressman Peter A. DeFazio (D-OR) ... read more
November 2, 2020 DeFazio, Wyden, Merkley, Fagan, Read, Hoyle Hold Event with College Democrats Encouraging Voters to Drop Off Ballots FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 2, 2020 Contact: Katrina Martell (214) 229-3610 or [email protected] Eugene, Oregon — The day before Election Day, Congressman Peter A. DeFazio (D-OR) joined Senator Ron Wyden, Senator Jeff Merkley, Secretary ... read more
November 1, 2020 **MEDIA ADVISORY** DeFazio, Wyden, Merkley, Fagan, Read, Hoyle to Hold Event with College Democrats Encouraging Voters to Drop Off Ballots FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 1, 2020 Contact: Katrina Martell (214) 229-3610 or [email protected] Eugene, Oregon— On the second to last day to vote, Monday, November 2 at 11:00 AM PT, Congressman Peter A. DeFazio ... read more
October 30, 2020 Let's leave it all on the table We're in the final four days. Alek Skarlatos has spent millions of dollars to build a campaign that stands against almost everything we believe. And this weekend, he's going to go for broke. And we're ... read more
October 29, 2020 DeFazio Holds Roundtable Discussion with Oregonians on Protecting the ACA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 29, 2020 Contact: Katrina Martell (214) 229-3610 or [email protected] Eugene, Oregon — As the lawsuit to gut the Affordable Care Act (ACA) makes its way to the Supreme Court in ... read more
October 28, 2020 The sadly perfect metaphor for the Skarlatos campaign: During the debate with Peter, Alek Skarlatos was asked if everyone should wear a face mask in public to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Here's what he said: "Yes, I do believe that everyone should. ... read more
October 27, 2020 **MEDIA ADVISORY** DeFazio to Host Virtual Roundtable on Importance of Protecting Access to Affordable Health Care FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 27, 2020 Contact: Katrina Martell (214) 229-3610 or [email protected] Eugene, Oregon— On Thursday, October 29 at 12:00 PM PT, Congressman Peter A. DeFazio (D-OR) will host a virtual roundtable to ... read more
October 27, 2020 DeFazio Statement on the Confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 27, 2020 Contact: Katrina Martell (214) 229-3610 or [email protected] Eugene, Oregon— Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today released a statement on the confirmation of President Trump’s nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, ... read more
October 27, 2020 As Cases Spike, Skarlatos Refuses to Wear a Mask in Public or Take COVID Seriously (PHOTOS & VIDEO INCLUDED) Eugene, Oregon — As Oregon breaks records with a streak of new cases, OR-4 Republican candidate Alek Skarlatos refuses to take this pandemic seriously in a number of alarming ways. He has called the pandemic ... read more
October 27, 2020 Congressman DeFazio Marks the Last Day for Oregonians to Mail-In Ballots (video) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 27, 2020 Contact: Katrina Martell (214) 229-3610 or [email protected] Eugene, Oregon — Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today marked the last day for Oregonians to mail-in their ballots with a Get ... read more
October 26, 2020 The list of dangers is absolutely terrifying Mitch McConnell's Senate just confirmed Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court, making the nation's highest court the most radically right-wing it's ever been. Barrett's nomination also typifies what's wrong with Republican leadership: they're ... read more
October 26, 2020 ICYMI: Eugene Weekly Exposes Alek Skarlatos’ Extreme Views FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 26, 2020 Contact: Katrina Martell (214) 229-3610 or [email protected] Eugene, Oregon — Eugene Weekly exposed OR-4 Republican candidate Alek Skarlatos for being opposed to women having a say in their ... read more
October 26, 2020 It’s Spirit Week 👻 Show your spirit for Team DeFazio as we get out the vote in the final full week before Election Day! That's right, Saba. We're getting into the spirit of Halloween – pun intended – and ... read more
October 25, 2020 How to make sure your ballot is received: As you're thinking about the week ahead, please make sure you've made a plan to vote. This Tuesday, October 27, is the final day you can safely mail in your ballot so it is received ... read more
October 22, 2020 If I believed any of that crap, I wouldn't run for Congress. Take a look at this: Alek's money is making news all over the country. Chip in now to get our message out: This race is about what matters to Oregon families, not Republican DC elites! ... read more
October 22, 2020 **MEDIA ADVISORY** DeFazio to Hold Literature Drop Event with Volunteers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 22, 2020 Contact: Katrina Martell (214) 229-3610 or [email protected] ugene, Oregon— Five days before the last day to return ballots by mail, Congressman Peter A. DeFazio (D-OR) will hold a ... read more
October 21, 2020 As predicted: Peter debated, Alek dodged Did you watch the congressional debate? There's only one conclusion: Peter is a hard-working fighter for working families, ready to keep serving the people of southwest Oregon, while Alek Skarlatos is in way, WAY over ... read more
October 19, 2020 Hear Alek's opinion of Roe v. Wade - in his own words: The hearings have wrapped upfor Amy Coney Barrett, the right-wing extremist Donald Trump has nominated to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. And while Judge Barrett avoided answering when asked about reproductive rights, her record of ... read more
October 19, 2020 Local Outlets Endorse Peter DeFazio FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 19, 2020 Contact: Katrina Martell (214) 229-3610 or [email protected] Eugene, Oregon — Local outlets resoundingly support Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) as the clear choice in this race with the clout, ... read more

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