Blumenauer shares his commute with NPR

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Blumenauer outside his office
in March 2008.
(Photo © J. Maus)

U.S. Congressman Earl Blumenauer shared his daily ride to his office on Capitol Hill with a reporter from National Public Radio yesterday.

Here’s one of the exchanges they had while riding the streets of D.C.:

“Why hasn’t Congress been able to do anything on climate change?”


“There is a huge gap here on Capitol Hill — even thought the rhetoric has changed — the mindset is going to require some significant adjustment. This stuff takes time…”

Listen to the entire interview (4:19) at

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