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Saturday, September 28 • 10:45am - 11:45am
One-on-One with Jeff Merkley

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The U.S. senator from Oregon on the migrant crisis, chaos in Congress and the battle for the soul of the Democratic Party

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Dara Lind

Reporter at ProPublica
Lind joined ProPublica in May after covering immigration, criminal justice and politics for Vox, where she worked since the site’s launch in 2014. She has worked as a reporting fellow for the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism and with John Jay College's... Read More →

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Jeff Merkley

U.S. Senator
Merkley, D-Oregon, has represented Oregon in the U.S. Senate since 2009. He is a member of the Senate Appropriations, Environment & Public Works, Budget and Foreign Relations committees. Prior to joining the U.S. Senate, Merkley served as a member and speaker of the Oregon House of... Read More →

Saturday September 28, 2019 10:45am - 11:45am CDT
St. David's Episcopal Church, Bethell Hall