Kurt Schrader

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Kurt Schrader is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 5th district of Oregon.

DSA pressure

Portland Democratic Socialists of America is keeping the pressure on Rep. Kurt Schrader, who is one of two electeds from Oregon who have yet to support Medicare for All. Portland DSA members confronted Rep. Schrader at a Town Hall in May and made it clear that supporting Medicare for All is the only option. They have no plans to let up the pressure![1]

2018 State of the Union Address

Several Democrats, including Kurt Schrader, brought illegal immigrants[2] to the 2018 State of the Union address:

Planned Parenthood

Schrader received $5000 in lobbying funds from Planned Parenthood in 2008.

ARA PAF endorsement, 2014

The Alliance for Retired Americans Political Action Fund endorsed Kurt Schrader in 2014, also 2012.[4]

New Democrat Coalition, 113th Congress

In the 113th Congress, 50 members of the House of Representatives belonged to the New Democrat Coalition, including:[5]

  • Kurt Schrader

Blue Dog Coalition

As of 2015 Blue Dog Coalition chairs were;[6]

2015 Cuba visit

Nov 10, 2015 Press Release Congresswoman Terri Sewell is joining U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on a Congressional delegation to Cuba to discuss opportunities to expand agricultural trade.

"Access to foreign markets and fair trade policies that benefit American workers are necessary components that will help Alabama exporters to continue to thrive and spur new job creation. President Obama took historic steps to chart a new course for U.S.-Cuba relations when he restored diplomatic relations between our two countries. This will undoubtedly serve as a catalyst for increased trade and investment opportunities in Cuba for Alabama businesses, especially those in our agriculture sector."

Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Representative Suzan DelBene of Washington, and Representative Kurt Schrader of Oregon are participating in the Cuba trip. The Congressional delegation is leaving Washington, D.C. on Wednesday and will return on Saturday.[7]

External links


  2. [http://people.com/politics/democrats-dreamers-guests-trump-state-of-the-union-address/ These Democrats Are Bringing 'Dreamers' to President Trump's State of the Union Address, Accessed January 30 2018
  3. [https://www.harris.senate.gov/news/press-releases/senator-harris-to-bring-california-undocublack-daca-recipient-to-state-of-the-union Senator Harris to Bring California UndocuBlack DACA Recipient to State of the Union, Accessed January 30 2018
  4. PAF
  5. NDC Member List
  6. BDC members, accessed August 2015
  7. [1]