Senator Jeff Merkley

Senator Jeff Merkley has served in the U.S. Senate since 2009 and has been a champion of reforming our democracy and a vigorous advocate for tackling inequality and climate change. He has written a number of proposals to restore the talking filibuster and responded to the Gorsuch Supreme Court nomination with the eighth-longest speech in Senate history, clocking in at nearly fifteen and a half hours. The author of America Is Better Than This and Filibustered! (The New Press), he lives in Portland, Oregon.

News and Reviews

Publishers Weekly

Read a review of Filibustered! in Publishers Weekly.

Books by Senator Jeff Merkley

How to Fix the Broken Senate and Save America

Senator Jeff Merkley, Mike Zamore