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Entries by Sen. Ron Wyden from 05/2011

Factchecking the Oil Companies' Defense of Taxpayer Subsidies

| Posted 05.19.2011 | Politics

The American people should not be held hostage to the false claims that without the billions in taxpayer subsidies oil companies currently receive, they will produce less oil and that will raise the price at the pump.

How Can Congress Debate a Secret Law?

| Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Members of Congress are about to vote to extend the most controversial provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act for four more years, even though few of them understand how those provisions are being interpreted and applied.