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Zach Carter

Why This Democrat Thinks His Colleagues Are 'Cockroaches' | Zach Carter | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) compared his Capitol Hill colleagues to "reverse cockroaches" on Thursday for stripping a major bipartisan budget deal of ...

HOPELESS: Congress Leaving Unemployed Out In The Cold

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter, Ibrahim Balkhy | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

Note to the 1.3 million Americans wondering if Congress will cut off their unemployment benefits at year-end: It's hopeless. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore...

Zach Carter

Bipartisanship Strikes Again | Zach Carter | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The partisan drama surrounding the House GOP's defund-Obamacare bill on Friday obscured the passage of another piece of legislation with...

Attention Occupy Wall Street: Enact a Financial Speculation Tax

Anand Reddi | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business
Anand Reddi

Last week, Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Representative Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) renewed efforts to enact a financial speculation tax. The Occupy movements across the United States should demand this initiative.

Paige Lavender

Dem Congressman Shows How New Obama Plan Slashes Social Security | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) took to the House floor Wednesday to decry efforts being made by President Barack Obama and the Gang of Six ...

Lucia Graves

Dem Rep To Obama: 'Act Like A Democrat' | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama needs to start acting like a Democrat, Oregon Rep. Pete DeFazio said earlier this week. Co-founder of the House Progr...

Lucia Graves

House Dems Suggest Changes To Estate Tax Language, Showdown With Senate | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the Bush tax cuts set to expire at the end of the month, House Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) said he "absolutely" wants to send the l...

Ryan Grim

Defazio: East Coast Senators Undermined Medicare Deal | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Peter Defazio (D-Oregon) said Friday that while he is being told that Senate budget staffers were concerned that the Medicare disparity fix would...