Some members are starting to ask how you're going to explain if you're on recess and another round of these excessive bonuses comes out (or) it happens in another three weeksSenate to recess without AIG action Apr 03, 2009
The process in respect to liquefied natural gas (pipeline placement) has been a disasterFeds want final say on grid projects Mar 12, 2009
Creating a two-tiered system could have a chilling effect on small mom and pop businesses that can't afford the priority lane, leaving these smaller businesses no hope of competing against the Wal-Marts of the worldNew bill promotes Net neutraity Mar 03, 2006
It's wrong to create an information superhighway that's strewn with discriminatory hurdlesNew bill promotes Net neutraity Mar 03, 2006
Throughout his confirmation hearing, on issue after issue, the Ambassador ducked and avoided giving anything resembling a straightforward answerSenate inks Negroponte as new intel chief Apr 21, 2005
Ronald Lee "Ron" Wyden (born May 3, 1949) is the senior U.S. Senator for Oregon, serving since 1996, and a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served in the United States House of Representatives from 1981 to 1996.
Wyden was born Ronald Lee Wyden in Wichita, Kansas, the son of Edith (née Rosenow) and Peter H. Wyden (1923-1998), both of whom were Jewish and had fled Nazi Germany a few years earlier. Wyden grew up in Palo Alto, California, where he was a basketball star for Palo Alto High School. He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara on a basketball scholarship, and later transferred to Stanford University, where he received his B.A. in 1971. He received a J.D. degree from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1974.
While teaching gerontology at several Oregon universities, Wyden founded the Oregon chapter of the Gray Panthers; he led that organization from 1974 to 1980. Wyden is also the former director of the Oregon Legal Services Center for Elderly, a nonprofit law service.