Congress

Watch: Congressional District 2 Candidate Forum

MEDFORD, Ore. – KOBI-TV/NBC 5 and KOTI-TV/NBC 2 have partnered with the Chamber of Medford and Jackson County to broadcast an Oregon US Congressional District 2 Forum including Jason Atkinson, Cliff Bentz, Knute Buehler, and Jimmy Crumpacker on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. …

Sen. Merkley watching Middle East closely

ASHLAND, Ore. — One day after a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad’s airport killed Iran’s top military commander, members of Congress are speaking out. U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) told NBC5 News Friday he’s watching what’s happening in the Middle East and Washington …

Knute Buehler considering run for Congress

BEND, Ore. — Knute Buehler says he is considering a run for U.S. Congress. In a tweet, Tuesday, the former state representative and Oregon gubernatorial candidate says he is considering running for Oregon’s Second Congressional District seat. That seat is currently held by …

Local protesters call on congress to cut ICE funding

MEDFORD, Ore. — On Tuesday, September 10th, members of the Oregon District 2 chapter of Indivisible, and its supporters rallied in Medford. They were calling on Congress to pull funding from immigration and customs enforcement. Protestors say they feel the government is …

Alek Skarlatos running for Congress

ROSEBURG, Ore. – A Roseburg man known around the world for helping stop a 2015 terrorist attack in France announced he’s running for Congress. About four years ago, Alek Skarlatos and two of his friends were on a train to Paris when …

McLeod-Skinner, Walden address debate in Bend

BEND, Ore. – Congressman Greg Walden (R) has accepted an invitation from News Channel 21 (KTVZ) to attend a televised debate with Jamie McLeod-Skinner (D). The debate is scheduled to take place in Bend on Friday, October 5 at 7:00 pm Pacific …