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Obama wins Oregon; GOP takes one of five House seats

SALEM, Ore., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Barack Obama won the presidential vote in Oregon Tuesday and the Democrats captured four of the five seats in the House of Representatives up for grabs.

Pending regulations threaten to put 'handcuffs' Internet

WASHINGTON, May 31 (UPI) -- Representatives from both the Democratic and Republican parties expressed concern Thursday over pending international proposals to regulate the Internet.
DAVID UNGER, MEDILL NEWS SERVICE, Written for UPI

Jobless bill means faster mobile downloads

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- The jobless-benefits bill Congress approved Friday will mean mobile devices like smartphones will eventually have faster broadband connections, lawmakers said.
Obama calls Boehner and Reid on tax cut

Obama calls Boehner and Reid on tax cut

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- President Obama told House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid he's ready to work with Congress to extend the tax cut for a full year.
GOP vows different operation of House

GOP vows different operation of House

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- When the Republican party assumes the U.S. House majority in January, it will run more openly to the public, Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., said Saturday.
Boehner names transition committee chair

Boehner names transition committee chair

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- House Republican leader John Boehner Wednesday named Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., to lead the team that will prepare the chamber in the transition to GOP majority.

GOP: Quit House tax debate and vote

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., in the party's weekly radio and Internet address, said too much time has been wasted debating the Democrats' plan to raise taxes.

Analysis: Proliferation program effective?

A nuclear non-proliferation initiative came under recent attack in Congress after a report accused the program of failing to accomplish its original purpose.
ROSALIE WESTENSKOW, UPI Correspondent

FCC chair restates opposition to doctrine

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman, in a letter Thursday to Congress, renewed his opposition to attempts to revive the Fairness Doctrine.

Caucus: Do not blame Congress for bad beer

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- One of the fastest growing areas of bipartisanship in Washington finds U.S. House of Representatives members brewing good relations and good beer.

Fight over water allocation in Oregon

ASHLAND, Ore., July 21 (UPI) -- The federal government is being asked to hold a summit to address how to allocate contested water supplies in the Klamath River Basin in Oregon and California.

Biomass a solution to overgrown forests?

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Congress heard encouraging testimony about using brush and small trees cleared out of overgrown western forests to produce energy.

Environmentalist invokes Fifth Amendment

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The former spokesman for the radical environmental group, Earth Liberation Front, invoked his Fifth Amendment right to protect himself from self-incrimination in refusing to testify before a House committee examining the growing use of violence in environ
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News
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Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., discusses taxes and other issues during a media availability on Capitol Hill in Washington on December 2, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
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Gregory Paul Walden (born January 10, 1957) is the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district, serving since 1999. He is a member of the Republican Party.

The district covers more than two-thirds of the state (generally, east of the Cascades). He is the son of Paul E. Walden, three-term Oregon state representative.

Walden earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Oregon in 1981. Before being elected to Congress, Walden owned and ran radio stations.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Greg Walden."
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