Do you recall the smoke spewing in front of the fake giant head of the Wizard of Oz? The whole thing looked intimidating until Toto pulled back the nearby curtain.  I was reminded of that while reading Sen. Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrat, explaining away the persecution of the tea parties from 2010 to 2013 by Lois Lerner and her fellow Internal Revenue Service (IRS) operatives.

Do you recall the smoke spewing in front of the fake giant head of the Wizard of Oz? The whole thing looked intimidating until Toto pulled back the nearby curtain. I was reminded of that while reading Sen. Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrat, explaining away the persecution of the tea parties from 2010 to 2013 by Lois Lerner and her fellow Internal Revenue Service (IRS) operatives.

Former FBI Director James Comey hinted at another potentially explosive story during his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) prompted Comey with a question about Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who earlier this year recused himself from the probe into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia. Sessions on multiple occasions met with the Russian ambassador during the presidential campaign. "In your statement you said that you and the FBI...

Former FBI Director James Comey hinted at another potentially explosive story during his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) prompted Comey with a question about Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who earlier this year recused himself from the probe into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia. Sessions on multiple occasions met with the Russian ambassador during the presidential campaign. "In your statement you said that you and the FBI...

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) just pulled Vice President Mike Pence into the heart of the Russia investigation, asking former FBI Director James Comey whether Pence was aware of the concerns about Mike Flynn's Russia connections both prior to and during his...

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) just pulled Vice President Mike Pence into the heart of the Russia investigation, asking former FBI Director James Comey whether Pence was aware of the concerns about Mike Flynn's Russia connections both prior to and during his...

Dear Donald Trump:I write this short note to you shortly after you have moved to cancel participation of the United States in the Paris Climate Accord. I know that many believe you are a stumbling, bumbling narcissist who does not think deeply about anything but himself and the mood of the base he is so eager to maintain. But I see things just a bit differently.

Dear Donald Trump:I write this short note to you shortly after you have moved to cancel participation of the United States in the Paris Climate Accord. I know that many believe you are a stumbling, bumbling narcissist who does not think deeply about anything but himself and the mood of the base he is so eager to maintain. But I see things just a bit differently.

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) just pulled Vice President Mike Pence into the heart of the Russia investigation, asking former FBI Director James Comey whether Pence was aware of the concerns about Mike Flynn's Russia connections both prior to and during his...

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) just pulled Vice President Mike Pence into the heart of the Russia investigation, asking former FBI Director James Comey whether Pence was aware of the concerns about Mike Flynn's Russia connections both prior to and during his...

Oregon Senators Ron Wyden, Jeff Merkel, Rand Paul and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have filed a proposal to legalize the cultivation and production of hemp within the United States. Titled the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015 (S.134), the proposal would amend the United State Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the … Continue reading »

Oregon Senators Ron Wyden, Jeff Merkel, Rand Paul and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have filed a proposal to legalize the cultivation and production of hemp within the United States. Titled the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015 (S.134), the proposal would amend the United State Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the … Continue reading »

Things got heated during today’s Senate Intelligence Committee hearing with Attorney General Jeff Sessions when Sen. Ron Wyden decided to stop tiptoeing around the hard facts. Former FBI Director James Comey told the world during his testimony last...

Things got heated during today’s Senate Intelligence Committee hearing with Attorney General Jeff Sessions when Sen. Ron Wyden decided to stop tiptoeing around the hard facts. Former FBI Director James Comey told the world during his testimony last...

Millions of families are about to lose jobless benefits if Congress does not act to extend them by December 28, 2013.   At least 1.3 million people are watching to see how you handle this.

Millions of families are about to lose jobless benefits if Congress does not act to extend them by December 28, 2013. At least 1.3 million people are watching to see how you handle this.

"This is Senate GOP trying to hide from their terrible health care bill. America—demand answers," wrote Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

"This is Senate GOP trying to hide from their terrible health care bill. America—demand answers," wrote Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Sen. Ron Wyden tells Sessions his explanations don’t “pass the smell test” Sessions denies everything.

Sen. Ron Wyden tells Sessions his explanations don’t "pass the smell test"

Sen. Ron Wyden tells Sessions his explanations don’t “pass the smell test” Sessions denies everything.

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