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Mud, slides close roads, trap motorists in Wash.

Thunderstorms dropped heavy rain on areas of north-central Washington hard-hit by wildfires this summer, triggering flash floods and mud slides Thursday night that damaged some homes, blocked portions of at least three highways and stranded some motorists, officials said.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, Republican, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Okanogan County, WA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KOMO News

Letter: Federal aid needed for wildfire victims

Members of Washington state's congressional delegation are asking the federal government to reconsider a decision denying help for individuals affected by huge wildfires in Washington state.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Okanogan County, WA, FEMA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Crosscut.com

Primary tallies spell trouble for Democrats

Inside Politics: Now that the primary dust has settled, and the vote counts are in, here's how the 2014 political landscape is shaping up.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Hill

GOP rep: EPA decision 'punishes' farmers

Rep. Doc Hastings vowed to fight a recent Environmental Protection Agency decision to restrict some farming on land near salmon streams.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, US Politics, US News, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Republican, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Politico

Sodium debate shakes up - Justice Dept. questions Tyson-Hillshire...

SODIUM DEBATE SHAKES UP : "The fierce debate over how much sodium people should consume is about to grow more ferocious," reports Pro Agriculture's Helena Bottemiller Evich.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

US delegation startles Rotorua

Rotorua was startled this morning by the arrival of a United States Air Force executive aircraft carrying a delegation of members of congress.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, US Military, US News, US Air Force, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Our Voice: Top-two primary election is a good test for nation

Doc Hastings held onto his 4th District seat for 20 years. Whoever we send to Washington next could be there for a long time as well.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Supreme Court

The Olympian

Cherish the right to cast a vote - then do it

Tuesday's primary election is likely to register more than 36 percent voter turnout when all the ballots are finally counted statewide.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Aug 07, 2014

PaintSquare

USACE Agrees to Reveal Dam Pollution

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will start disclosing how much oil pollution its largest dams in Oregon and Washington send into waterways - information it has never been forced to give up.

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Related Topix: US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Environment, Science, Oregon, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tri-cityherald.com

Inslee seeks federal aid, disaster declaration

Inslee sent a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, asking for federal aid for Chelan and Okanogan counties and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, Chelan County, WA, Okanogan County, WA

Tri-cityherald.com

Benton Co. public safety tax still passing, commissioner race narrows

The 0.3 percent public safety sales tax on the ballot in Benton County still is passing with 53 percent approval.

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Related Topix: Benton County, WA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Yakima County, WA, Kennewick, WA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Hastings blasts Army Corps of Engineers deal on dams and pollution

A settlement reached by two federal agencies covering pollutants from Columbia and Snake River dams gives the Environmental Protection Agency unwarranted power, said Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Wash.

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Related Topix: US Military, Hastings, US Army, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Columbian

Clark County primary election results solidify

Local election results tallied Wednesday appear to solidify most of the winners and losers in the area's primary held Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Clark County, WA, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Crosscut.com

Didier, Newhouse survive crowded primary to replace Doc Hastings

Oh, what a night: Seattle parks measure looks like a winner. Tim Sheldon may survive primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene

Wenatchee World

New evacuation advisories issued as fires grow

U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert met with fire officials managing the Chiwaukum Complex of fires burning in Chelan County on Monday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Chelan County, WA, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington, Colville, WA

Tri-cityherald.com

Low turnout expected for Washington primary

California and Oregon reported record low turnouts in their primaries, Ammons said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

ABC 27

News Guide: Primary election highlights

A landslide struck an upscale suburban Salt Lake City community on Tuesday, destroying a home and forcing evacuations as a rain-soaked hillside as wide as three football fields tumbled from above.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Representative Justin Amash, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Social Software

The Washington Post

Kansas GOP Sen. Roberts faces tea party challenge

Establishment conservatives look to beat down the latest tea party upstart as three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts faces a challenge from Milton Wolf in Tuesday's primary in Kansas, one of four states kicking off a busy month of contests to settle the ballots for November's midterm elections.

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Thaddeus McCotter, Representative Kerry Bentivolio

Yahoo!

Kansas GOP Sen. Roberts faces tea party challenge

Establishment conservatives look to beat down the latest tea party upstart as three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts faces a challenge from Milton Wolf in Tuesday's primary in Kansas, one of four states kicking off a busy month of contests to settle the ballots for November's midterm elections.

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Thaddeus McCotter, Representative Kerry Bentivolio

Politico

Kansas votes - Sullivan up 6 on Treadwell - McConnell up 4 on...

The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kansas, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell

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