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Improving water infrastructure can prevent tragedies like #FlintWaterCrisis--why I'm introducing bill to provide funding for systems repair.
Listen on @OPB tonight if you missed @Stormof69 @SheilaHamilton & Dr. Farentinos at @PDXCityClub. #PDXmhmwSo important for us all to hear from @Stormof69 @SheilaHamilton & Dr. Farentinos about mental health—the most personal of issues. #PDXmhmwAwesome collection of a broad spectrum of animal protection advocates! Lots to think about and lots to do. https://t.co/DCQOfLzgbO
@CherylStrayed your visit was a highlight for me & the hundreds of others on Capitol Hill who were inspired to meet you. #SOTUWith my #SOTU guest @JSadikKhan reminiscing about #transportation accomplishments, especially bike sharing. https://t.co/Xp0qqBcy6bMr. President, I hope there is one more step you make this year: end failed #marijuana prohibition. https://t.co/79lyRbiCut #SOTU
My take on the Eastern Oregon situation: https://t.co/kOQAEf1cGF
We need a food system that promotes health. Tonight at 9pm PT @michaelpollan stands #InDefenseofFoodPBS. Tune in! https://t.co/dw0glX6lMoWith nearly 9 of every 10 African lions killed taken by an American, decision to end canned hunts is huge victory! https://t.co/EXCtgFakVHTitle says it all: https://t.co/Z4IvvEEy46. A well reasoned argument to use tobacco as model to win war on drugs: regulate, educate, tax.
OR can do its part by voting for our ballot initiative to prohibit the sale of products & parts from lions & other threatened species. (2/2)Protecting the African lion under ESA is critical step to improving conservation of this iconic species: https://t.co/kectn1KMVW (1/2)
Encouraging reports from local officials in Oregon on flooding and progress being made on assessing & repairing weather-related damages..@HouseDemocrats are fighting for a vote on a commonsense bill to keep guns out of the hands of terrorists. RT if you agree: #NoMoreSilence
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Jonathan Maus nails it:@CommCyclingCtr bike drive is so much more than free bikes. His post & pictures tells it all. https://t.co/ZT88v381J9
Could have been 5-1 but who cares? Timbers are the champions!!!! #RCTID #MLSCupThis morning over 300 kids received their first bikes at @CommCyclingCtr. Help us sponsor more: https://t.co/YpPT9fjmEw.What better expression of holiday spirit — hundreds of volunteers getting bikes to deserving children. https://t.co/9Ew3tklU0T
.@RepSteveStivers @PatTiberi @RepBeatty... can't wait to try my first candy buckeye. cc: @RepBonamici #RCTID #MLSCup https://t.co/h1uI2XvlpU.@RepBonamici & I have wager w/ our Columbus counterparts over #MLSCup. We'll no doubt be keeping our OR pinot, beer, & @saltandstraw.Ready to watch the @TimbersFC take the #MLSCup w/ a win over the @ColumbusCrewSC on Sunday. #OnwardRoseCity #RCTID https://t.co/xN6yZ44mW6
I support the #CleanPowerPlan and voted against 2 bills today that would block it. It’s time that we join the world and #ActOnClimate.Today's neuro briefing provided insights into rapid development of baby to teenage brains. Info we should all know. https://t.co/uItHICwrZqOn #GivingTuesday, join our effort to sponsor 1,000 bikes for kids https://t.co/YpPT9fjmEw #OregoniansGive #unselfie https://t.co/BrKfrRGcb5
I don't know how! I don't know when! We're going to win the league...THIS YEAR!!! #rcitd
Thanksgiving gift, welcoming new grandson, Finley Parker Yaden. Congratulations to my daughter, Anne Blumenauer and her husband Andrew Yaden
What an amazing performance by the Timbers, looks like we are bound for the finals!!!! #RCTID
The finale! https://t.co/0KYRf3NEWyCongrats @willienelson! https://t.co/S6fUlX8IaVPaul Simon at @librarycongress Gershwin Prize Concert in honor of @willienelson. Great show. https://t.co/bFbF9pRvRcDespite hysteria, cuts to crop insurance program won’t be “devastating.” Good analysis from @ewg: https://t.co/5mUzY40mJxDEA chief recently called #medicalmarijuana a joke. What is a joke is the job he's doing. Rosenberg needs to go! https://t.co/8m0dTsh0Ha.@tacobell to use cage-free eggs. Major achievement & victory for this movement! Hope the rest follow. https://t.co/OqZJLaQKq0
In the wake of terrorist attacks, US should be welcoming Syrian refugees, not turning our back on them. Here’s why: https://t.co/X2OqYoHIjv
Had valuable interchange w/ Lents biz leaders & other stakeholders on opportunities & challenges in the neighborhood https://t.co/FhVr13X3JqVisited Lent Elementary's garden today--another creative example of teaching kids to grow & appreciate healthy food. https://t.co/uJnlNM3OPnEnjoyed mtg w/ @trimet & OR Transpo Commiss. this week on future of transit & ways fed govt can be a better partner. https://t.co/P07xsUECUsEven Koch agrees: We need #FairChance hiring policies. Our bill would #BanTheBox for fed employees & contractors. https://t.co/FihxYYuL0A
past time to insure that the VA and Congress keeps faith with our veterans and the skilled employees who serve them.exciting to see Senate approve provision like my bill to allow veterans to use VA doc to participate in medical marijuana where it is legalToday, we honor our nation’s veterans. We should show our thanks, not just speak it, by providing quality benefits promised. #VeteransDay
What a spectacular victory for the Timbers....convincingly in charge from start to finish!
We’ve got it backwards–too much spending to build weapons while we shirk our responsibility to clean up toxic waste: https://t.co/zqf9JdvXosMake it 7: MI is latest red state to raise gas tax, while House debates a transpo bill w/ no funding certainty, no talk of how to pay for it
25 mile mark for the NY Marathon, lots of good memories of earlier races during my run in Central Park today https://t.co/s4iP5WzFWk
Speaker hitting all the right notes, thanking the people who make the House runNice touch with the tissues, Mr Speaker.Boehner and Hoyer In the well. The soon to be ex speaker already appears to be emotional.Key Question as Ryan starts on high note is how he uses the momentum, good will and political capitalInteresting to see Mitt Romney arrive to watch the guy he helped launch get sworn in as speaker
Joined in Rayburn room in Capitol during quiet afternoon meeting by mouse, which should signify something https://t.co/dAWeAQFGLX
Gowdy leaves the room and Clinton soldiers on9 1/2 hours after I watched Sec Clinton's opening statement, she is still going strong, poised and patient. And the GOP is 0 for October !Adam Schiff brilliant in destroying the process that is the partisan charade that is the GOP Benghazi Committee.Great tutorial by Sec. Clinton for Rep Brooks on how the Secretary of State does business. Good for Americans to hear. Will GOP listen?Cummings nails the GOP for false claim of Clinton interference with Benghazi securitySitting behind @HillaryClinton as she makes powerful presentation to #Benghazi Committee.