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Senator , U.S. Senate - Oregon

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2009 — 2021

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Education

We should reduce class sizes in elementary schools, bring back shop classes and technical education, and give every young person who wants to the chance to go to college debt-free.

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Environment

We must invest in a shift to 100% clean and renewable energy sources. And we need a Green New Deal to ensure that as we drive this transition, we create millions of good-paying family jobs and invest in the front-line communities that have often been left behind.

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Income

And may we truly be a nation of opportunity for all, fighting against discrimination, bigotry, and racism and fighting for the rights of workers to lift themselves up by forming unions and negotiating strong wages and benefits.

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Income

Housing and child care should be affordable in every community and to every family.

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Housing

Housing and child care should be affordable in every community and to every family.

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Healthcare

We should give every American the opportunity to participate in simple, seamless, cost-effective Medicare for All.

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