"It would make far more sense to get that government from Idaho," said an advocate for relocating some 400,000 Oregonians into Idaho.
The Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers (PUMP) Act passed the Senate in a 92-5 vote.
Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said they oppose a second term for Powell.
Text messages allegedly sent by Karol Chwiesiuk show him bragging about having "knocked out a commie" and telling a friend: "N****, Don't snitch."
"More than half of them were the children that were stranded…by the Trump administration in Mexico under completely intolerable circumstances," the Democratic lawmaker said.
Rioters stole electronics from U.S. senators' offices that could've contained sensitive information relating to domestic and foreign intelligence, acting U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin said.
"Slavery was not a 'necessary evil.' It was a crime against humanity, anchored in kidnap, rape, torture, lynching and the systematic oppression," Representative Hakeem Jeffries said.
"I've talked to several Republican colleagues who are very opposed to the secret police strategy," Sen. Jeff Merkley told Newsweek.
Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley said the use of federal police actions in Portland was "a gross violation of Americans' civil rights."
A full House Committee of Appropriations markup of the Homeland Security 2021 funding bill is set to take place on Wednesday.
"She must be afforded full rights [and] gracious treatment worthy of the USA," Sen. Jeff Merkley said.
Two U.S. senators proposed separate legislation that would change rules governing the impeachment of government officials, after impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump ended in acquittal by the Senate.
Trump has been lobbying for Russia to be allowed back into the G7 fold, despite opposition from fellow leaders.
"And the company's being paid $750 a day to lock up children, no incentive to get them into homes," Senator Jeff Merkley said.
"A stunning lack of transparency and accountability has left thousands of children in need of reunification. That must happen immediately," Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California said.
Southwest Key Programs, which houses detained undocumented immigrant children, saw mass layoffs just over a year ago, with as many as 900 workers reportedly let go.
"What are they hiding about the conditions these innocent children are being held in?" Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley said.
Senator Jeff Merkley cites Sanders's work battling economic inequality, opposing trade deals and fighting for the middle class.
The new measure requires certain BB and pellet guns to come with bright markings.
One of the victims was the great-granddaughter of Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley's first cousin, he said on Friday.