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2014 Oregon Senate debates

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    from 2014 OR Senate debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Jason Conger (12) Republican Challenger Oregon
  • Jeff Merkley (9) Democratic Jr Senator Oregon
  • Monica Wehby (14) Republican Challenger Oregon
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    Oregon Senate debates and race coverage:
  • Washington Post , "Sen. Merkley: 'I lean in favor of' legalizing marijuana", by Niraj Chokshi, Oct. 24, 2014
  • AARP Voter Guide (on Monica Wehby), Aug. 31, 2014
  • PolitiFact fact-checking, "Merkley Touts Efforts to Stop Outsourcing", 8/4/2014
  • The Oregonian, "Merkley vs. Wehby on the issues: Equal pay", by Jeff Mapes, 7/18/2014
  • The Oregonian, "Wehby accused her of 'ongoing harassment' during divorce", by Yuxing Zheng, May 19, 2014
  • Politico.com, "Senate hopeful accused of stalking boyfriend", by John Bresnahan, May 16, 2014
  • The Oregonian, "Jason Conger and Monica Wehby: On the issues", by Jeff Mapes,5/2/2014
  • The Oregonian, "Leading candidates in the GOP race", by Jeff Mapes, April 30, 2014
  • AdWatch by The Hill e-zine, "Wehby features patient in new ad", by Alexandra Jaffe, April 23, 2014
  • Statesman Journal, "GOP Senate hopefuls face off at Dorchester Conference", by Anna Staver, March 9, 2014
  • The Oregonian, "Conger & Wehby debate", by Jeff Mapes, March 8, 2014
  • The Oregonian AdWatch on Jeff Merkley, Jan. 2 & Jan. 3, 2014
  • Jeff Mapes in The Oregonian, "Attack Sen. Jeff Merkley", December 05, 2013
  • Oregon Catalyst coverage of Conger press release, November 14, 2013
  • Charles Crumm in Michigan Daily Tribune, on Republican National Committee email campaign, Nov.5, 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Monica Wehby: Abortion is a personal choice.
Civil Rights
    Jeff Merkley: Ensure that women earn equal pay for equal work.
    Monica Wehby: Paycheck Fairness Act hurts women in the workplace.
    Monica Wehby: Government shouldn't be involved in same-sex marriage.
    Monica Wehby: Gov't should encourage growth, not squeeze businesses out.
    Jason Conger: Voted NO on reducing sentences for non-violent offenses.
    Jeff Merkley: Positives of pot legalization outweigh the negatives.
    Jason Conger: Voted NO on retail medical marijuana establishments.
Energy & Oil
    Monica Wehby: Complete the Keystone Pipeline; end EPA overreach.
    Jason Conger: Voted NO on electronic energy efficiency standards.
    Jason Conger: Higher timber harvests on public land.
    Jason Conger: Voted NO on prohibiting motorized mining in riverbeds.
    Jason Conger: Rated 53% by Conservation Voters; 80% by Humane Society.
Families & Children
    Monica Wehby: 2007: Ex-husband filed police report, but good friends now.
    Monica Wehby: 2013: Ex-boyfriend filed police report, but now regrets it.
    Jason Conger: Rated 79% by Oregon Stand for Children.
Foreign Policy
    Jeff Merkley: In a dangerous world, we need to work with other nations.
    Jason Conger: Russia emboldened in Ukraine by Obama's weak foreign policy.
    Monica Wehby: Russia emboldened in Ukraine by Obama's weak foreign policy.
Free Trade
    Jeff Merkley: Support free-trade, but wait on Trans-Pacific Partnership.
    Monica Wehby: Support free-trade, but wait on Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Government Reform
    Jeff Merkley: Nuclear option: Allow confirmation of Obama's appointees.
Health Care
    Jason Conger: State-run Cover Oregon exchange better than ObamaCare.
    Monica Wehby: We need more MDs and fewer JDs in Congress.
    Monica Wehby: I was against ObamaCare when it wasn't cool.
    Jeff Merkley: I couldn't enroll in ObamaCare, but it'll eventually succeed.
    Jeff Merkley: 2009: "Keep your insurance"; 2014: fix ObamaCare so you can.
    Jeff Merkley: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Jason Conger: Opposes reduction in size of America's military force.
    Monica Wehby: Opposes reduction in size of America's military force.
    Jason Conger: Voted NO on drivers licenses for non-resident aliens.
    Jason Conger: Stricter rules for non-citizen college tuition equity.
    Jeff Merkley: Minimum wage should be left to the states.
Principles & Values
    Monica Wehby: Declined to debate on live TV in Senate primary.
    Monica Wehby: AdWatch: Parents trust her as a pediatric neurosurgeon.

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