United States Senator
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Jeff
Merkley

Democrat

Occupation: Speaker of the Oregon House

Occupational Background: Executive Director, Portland Habitat for Humanity; National Security Analyst, Pentagon and Congressional Budget Office; President, Oregon World Affairs Council

Educational Background: David Douglas High School; Stanford (B.A., International Relations); Princeton, (M.A., Public Policy)

Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative, 1999; House Democratic Leader, 2003; House Speaker, 2007

"Jeff Merkley will help me bring change to Washington D.C. He will listen to Oregonians and fight for working people." Senator Barack Obama

LISTENING TO OREGONIANS

When politicians weren't listening to Oregonians, Jeff Merkley helped Democrats win back the Oregon House and give voice to citizens demanding change.

The Oregonian called Jeff's session as Speaker, "Oregon's most productive in a generation." [4/19/08]

WASHINGTON D.C. IS BROKEN

Special interests have controlled the agenda and Oregon families have paid the price.

CHANGING WASHINGTON D.C.

Jeff Merkley will work across party lines to find solutions.

"Jeff Merkley shares my values, and he will help me deliver for Oregon." Senator Ron Wyden

Son of a millworker in rural Oregon and first in his family to go to college, Jeff Merkley listens to Oregonians and fights for working people.

Endorsed by the Oregon State Police Officers' Association; Oregon Education Association; Oregon Nurses Association; Planned Parenthood; Independent Party of Oregon; Sierra Club; League of Conservation Voters; Veterans and Military Families for Progress; SEIU; AFL-CIO and working families across Oregon.

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(This information furnished by Jeff Merkley for Oregon.)