Earl Blumenauer

Congressman (D-OR)

Guest

Democratic Congressman for Oregon’s 3rd District, which includes most of the city of Portland and Multnomah and Clackamas counties; and member of the House Ways and Means and Budget Committees, as well as the new Select Committee on Energy Independence and Climate Change; founder and Chairman of the Congressional Bicycle Caucus

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