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Rep. Adam Smith sends letter to Secretary of State John Kerry urging...
Congressman Adam Smith on Tuesday sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry urging him to continue efforts to release Nestora Salgado from prison in Mexico.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
US lawmakers call for arming Ukraine government to repel 'Russian invasion'
United States Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Sunday urged Washington to arm the Ukrainian government, saying it needed help to repel what they called Russia's invasion of the country.
KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
Obama's 'cautious' approach on ISIS is panned
After President Barack Obama said he didn't yet have a strategy for ISIS in Syria, even a Democrat on Sunday criticized the President's approach to fighting the extremist terror group.
Republicans warn Putin could threaten more European nations
Two Republican lawmakers warned on "Face the Nation" Sunday that if the U.S. and Europe do not work to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin more aggressively, he could begin to threaten other nations in Eastern Europe.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
Sunday Talk Preview: ISIS, Ukraine
The continuing threat to the West posed by the Islamic State and the latest on the crisis in Ukraine are expected to be discussed on this Sunday's news shows.
Sunday shows to focus on national security
Lawmakers from both parties will appear on the Sunday shows as the Obama administration weighs taking military action against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria targets in Syria.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
CBS' "Face the Nation" - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Adam Smith, D-Wash.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Congress's Cynical Syria Game
The New York Times headline on the debate over taking action against ISIS today is: " Lawmakers Want Congress to Decide on Military Action Against ISIS ."
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
E.J. Dionne Jr.: The 2014 election and the limits of rage
WASHINGTON – The short-term future of politics in the nation's capital will be determined in large part by which party ends up in control of the Senate.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Creative Loafing Tampa
Rick Scott doesn't want to talk about Jennifer Carroll's new book
Rick Scott and wife Ann were in North Tampa this morning, visiting the governor's field office on Ehrlich Road, the second of four visits they were making across the state pump up the vote on this Primary Election day.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
U.S. Congress has forgotten the Constitution
The New American magazines third look at the rampant indifference of the 113th Congress should be a wake-up call.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
U.S. trade rep, labor discuss trade deal
Regional labor leaders sat down with Ambassador Michael Froman, the U.S. trade representative, in Seattle on Tuesday to discuss their concerns with two free-trade agreements currently in closed-door negotiations.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Being a Libertarian in D.C.
What does it mean to be a libertarian? Matt Kibbe attempts to answer with his bestselling new book, "Don't Hurt People and Don't Take Their Stuff: A Libertarian Manifesto."
The News Tribune
Primary sets the scene for fireworks in the fall
It's tempting to look at primary results and try to predict what they might bode for the general election.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
By Authorizing Air Strikes, Did Obama Open the Door for the Iraq Hawks?
Shortly before seven on Friday morning, US aircraft dropped two 500-pound bombs on artillery controlled by Islamic militants in Northern Iraq.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
TACOMA, Wash.-The 96-year-old Port of Tacoma features crisscrossing railroad tracks, warehouses, and sparsely traveled roads.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Results from Tuesday's primary
Initial results are in for Tuesday's primary election races. Though no City of Renton offices were on the ballot this year, most state and federal officials representing the area were.
Deportation wisdom from Dan Evans
Don't get me wrong - Evans, our former governor and U.S. senator, is physically alive and kicking.
Prop. 1 Seattle park district leading, other primary election results
Prop. 1 would create a vote district to replace voter approved levies as the way to fund projects and maintenance.