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We just proved one of Einstein's theories this week...can't we figure out the truth about #marijuana? @IntlCBC https://t.co/Ps7QEncFbD
2/13
2016
Who wouldn't adopt this little guy? @ASPCA #PawsForLove https://t.co/l7z7w3otHYTerrific to see Sens. Bob & Elizabeth Dole - longtime national leaders in animal welfare. @ASPCA #PawsForLove https://t.co/zDAgrVJn3r
2/12
2016
Moving away from War on Drugs, including legalizing mj, has intl implications. Spoke to Hill staff on future UN session on intl drug policy.Someone should get a grip: https://t.co/LZCqAFitkp. GHG emissions should absolutely be considered in #transportation planning.
2/11
2016
Improving water infrastructure can prevent tragedies like #FlintWaterCrisis--why I'm introducing bill to provide funding for systems repair.
2/3
2016
Fastest way to achieve #VisionZero is collaboration & new partners. I'm pleased Portland is part of this new effort. https://t.co/T2xEv6WT1O
1/26
2016
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
1/22
2016
More than ever it's important to stand w/ @PPFA volunteers, staff committed to women’s health & reproductive freedom https://t.co/OKWqpjSMyr
1/21
2016
WOW! So cool Lincoln wins state Constitution competition; Lincoln & Grant on to nationals | https://t.co/cA7y8yloDL https://t.co/lZh4p04tWL
1/19
2016
#MLKDay is a day on, not a day off. Volunteers w/ @HRC are at @SMYRCPDX preparing care packages for LGBTQ youth. https://t.co/56DSOKiwJRAs always, inspirational to attend the 30th annual #KingBreakfast2016 hosted by @TheSkannerNews for #MLK Day. https://t.co/yD5ExZjCu6
1/18
2016
We need food & ag policies that work for OR. This affects everyone. I've invited @W2Dems to share their voice. https://t.co/dVcvkzJVSa
1/14
2016
@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
1/12
2016
.@CampbellSoupCo doing right thing for its consumers w/ #GMOlabeling. You have a right to know what's in your food. https://t.co/XSb9nWaqC8
1/8
2016
Today I introduced a bill w/ @VernBuchanan that provides communities like PDX additional flexibility to use federal funds for #bikeshare.What a terrific team! We may not be the first, but I have no doubt the PDX #bikeshare program will be the best. https://t.co/HzxYet1dUW
1/7
2016
My take on the Eastern Oregon situation: https://t.co/kOQAEf1cGF
1/6
2015
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.
12/30
2015
“When it comes to food, we do have power”—@michaelpollan. Watch @idofmovie on Wed 9pm PT: https://t.co/dw0glX6lMo #InDefenseofFoodPBS
12/29
2015
.@idofmovie is a must watch! @michaelpollan examines our food system & what to eat to be healthy. Tune in Wed 9pm PT https://t.co/dw0glX6lMo
12/28
2015
"Angels we have heard on high" https://t.co/22clIMQItIThomas Lauderdale begins the singalong for his amazing holiday party with Ari Shapiro. https://t.co/mDzH4R0pHf
12/27
2015
Celebrating victory for OR cider industry – if you want to eat and drink local, it’s hard to do better than this! https://t.co/eCrjRCCHiTDelivering fruitcake to @LinesforLife1 volunteers, who are calling every Umpqua Community College student. Amazing!
12/22
2015
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)
12/21
2015
Why I’m endorsing @HillaryClinton: https://t.co/jbvjSZz7us
12/18
2015
Inspired by the work of @MomsDemand. Together, we can help put a stop to this epidemic & #EndGunViolence. https://t.co/ssxKIWOfhP#ParisAgreement is historic achievement in combating climate change! We must keep up this momentum & all do our part to #ActOnClimate #COP21
12/12
2015
Met w/ young Native Americans on a mission, sharing their special concerns. @Center4Native https://t.co/ZPwgss4omS'Tis the season for fruitcake... spreading holiday cheer across the Capitol. @NancyPelosi https://t.co/6pHh5ZPiTV
12/10
2015
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
Retweeted by Earl Blumenauer
12/9
2015
I wish I was in Portland today…https://t.co/N0jKCSDlGi #RCTID
12/8
2015
Jonathan Maus nails it:@CommCyclingCtr bike drive is so much more than free bikes. His post & pictures tells it all. https://t.co/ZT88v381J9
12/7
2015
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
12/6
2015
.@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
12/4
2015
Suggestions of reasonable steps to start making a change in response to these horrific events may sound minor but loom large. #SanBernardino#SanBernardino. Colorado Springs. Roseburg. Maybe, just maybe, something will be different this time. Policy paralysis isn't an option.
12/3
2015
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
12/1
2015
I don't know how! I don't know when! We're going to win the league...THIS YEAR!!! #rcitd
11/29
2015
Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shootings undoubtably related to savage campaign to stop the critical services to millions of women. SadFruitcake, @saltandstraw ice cream, & bikes for kids in need--what better way to celebrate the holiday season: https://t.co/YpPT9fjmEw
11/27
2015
Thanksgiving gift, welcoming new grandson, Finley Parker Yaden. Congratulations to my daughter, Anne Blumenauer and her husband Andrew Yaden
11/25
2015
What an amazing performance by the Timbers, looks like we are bound for the finals!!!! #RCTID
11/22
2015
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
11/18
2015
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
11/17
2015
Standing with our brothers and sisters in Paris in the face of unspeakable barbaric acts.For #transportation, it’s all about options: https://t.co/inMspyJcqs
11/13
2015
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
11/12
2015
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
11/11
2015
What a spectacular victory for the Timbers....convincingly in charge from start to finish!
11/8
2015
Congrats @Portland_State! It’s great to represent one of the most bike-friendly universities in the country. https://t.co/qK4YrgcPj2
11/5
2015
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
11/4
2015
Unlikely coalitions = better results. Honored to be recognized by @taxpayers. Our partnership can serve as a model: https://t.co/iSmWcazvpVMoving celebration of the life and legacy of Congressman Don Edwards, legislative giant and champion of civil and voting rights
11/3
2015
Encouraged by actions to fix our broken #CriminalJusticeReform system. Our #FairChanceAct is part of the solution. https://t.co/HVFC9NVYCG
11/2
2015
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
11/1
2015
#Medicare will finally pay docs to discuss end-of-life care w/ their patients. Huge step forward for patient empowerment & better care. #EOL
10/30
2015
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
10/29
2015
Inspired by growing & diverse @RailVolution in Dallas this morning. Let's continue to grow the livability movement! https://t.co/Wgg58mx9mQ
10/26
2015
Joined in Rayburn room in Capitol during quiet afternoon meeting by mouse, which should signify something https://t.co/dAWeAQFGLX
10/24
2015
Chris Christie doesn't understand fed policy traps #medicalmarijuana patients & vets. Why we need my VA bill. https://t.co/sxQje9RoTBGOP efforts to discredit @HillaryClinton failed. Her legacy wasn't tarnished, but enhanced. Here's why: https://t.co/U1GhBd4GOU
10/23
2015
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.
10/22
2015
I'm outraged. Expressions of hate don't belong in PDX or anywhere: https://t.co/pUg0ogSWaa. Stand behind Ahavath Achim & our Jewish friends.Our PACE Innovation Act passes! Will serve our most vulnerable a model of care supporting independence & quality of life. cc: @RepChrisSmith
10/21
2015
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