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6 hrs ago | Whidbey News-Times

Whidbey parents to be notified of No Child Left Behind failings

Within the next couple of weeks, many parents of Whidbey students will be receiving letters telling them that their elementary schools are failing them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Education Etc., Coupeville, WA

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LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Based on voter turnout analysis, DelBene should win U.S. Congress seat

Fellow political reporter Samantha Wohlfeil is covering the races for U.S. Congress in Washington state districts 1 and 2, so I hope she'll forgive this little post, based on a statistical analysis I came across from RealClearPolitics.

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Related Topix: US News, Mathematics, Science, RealClearPolitics, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene

Sat Aug 16, 2014

South Whidbey Record

Whidbey schools fail to meet federal standards, spurs letter to parents

In the next couple of weeks many parents of Whidbey students will receive letters indicating their elementary schools are failing them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Patty Murray, Education Etc., Coupeville, WA

HeraldNet

GOP nominates Mark Harmsworth to fill Hope seat

A Mill Creek councilman vying for an open state House seat won strong backing from local Republicans last week, as elections officials prepared to finalize results from the Aug. 5 primary .

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Related Topix: US News, Mill Creek, WA, Lake Stevens, WA, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim McDermott, Representative Suzan DelBene

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Larsen: Federal education standards, not schools in Washington state, are whata s failing

Rep. Rick Larsen sent out a press release today saying that something is broken in the nation's education system - but it's not the schools themselves.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Education Etc.

Bellingham Herald

Larsen: Federal education standards, not schools in Washington state, are what's failing

Rep. Rick Larsen sent out a press release today saying that something is broken in the nation's education system - but it's not the schools themselves.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Education Etc.

Wed Aug 13, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

Top U.S. trade official visits Boeing

Michael Froman is the U.S. Trade Representative. He's a guy with a full plate. This morning he was touring Boeing's 787 production line.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Seattle, WA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

Top U.S. trade official visits Boeing

Michael Froman is the U.S. Trade Representative. He's a guy with a full plate. This morning he was touring Boeing's 787 production line.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Seattle, WA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

TwinCities

Young, Larsen: Ships on icy seas: It's time for U.S. to focus on the Arctic

There's an international tourism boom happening in the United States, but the newly popular destination might surprise you.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

South Whidbey Record

Congressman to tour South Whidbey Friday

Just days after cleaning up in the primary election, U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen will be making rounds on South Whidbey Friday, visiting constituents and businesses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Family, Kids

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Examiner.com

Results of U.S. House primary elections, Washington State

Washington State held primary elections on August 5, and although the results have yet to be officially certified by Washington's Secretary of State, here is how the 2014 midterm elections would line up barring any change.

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Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Jay Inslee, Democrat, Representative Derek Kilmer

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Whidbey News-Times

Democratic candidates in Island County races lead in first count of primary election

Democrats appeared to lead in early Island County primary election returns with Karla Jacks leading for District 3 commissioner and Ana Maria Nunez as treasurer.

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Related Topix: US News, Island County, WA, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

PNW Local News

Democratic candidates in two Island County races lead in first count of primary election

Democrats appeared to be doing well in early Island County primary election returns with Karla Jacks leading for District 3 commissioner and Ana Maria Nunez as treasurer.

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Related Topix: US News, Island County, WA, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

HeraldNet

Decision, decisions: Get ballots in today

Tuesday is Election Day with voters set to decide the fate of a sales tax hike in Monroe and how to narrow the field in contests for seats in the state Legislature and Congress.

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Related Topix: Monroe, WA, US News, Snohomish County, WA, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Jim McDermott

Sun Aug 03, 2014

HeraldNet

With only 14 percent of ballots in, apathy is winning the primary

At stake are decisions that could increase the price of products in Monroe, affect the debate on school funding in Olympia and test the power of incumbents in Congress.

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Related Topix: Monroe, WA, US News, Olympia, WA, Snohomish County, WA, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim McDermott

Sat Aug 02, 2014

HeraldNet

Seven-term incumbent faces 2 challengers in 2nd

Seven-term Congressman Rick Larsen, running for an eighth term to represent the 2nd Congressional District, has two challengers in Tuesday's primary election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Lynnwood, WA, Mukilteo, WA

Fri Aug 01, 2014

National Journal

What Do U.S. Sanctions Mean for Exxon's Close Friendship With Russia in the Arctic?

The latest round of sanctions against Russia have the opportunity to hurt Russia's oil industry, its crown jewel.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, Energy, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Vladimir Putin, US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Election: San Juan Dems back independent challenger Lapointe over Larsen

In a surprising shift, the San Juan County Democrats, who have historically been fans of U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen , have thrown their support behind an independent challenger in the Aug. 5 primary for Washington's 2nd Congressional District.

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Related Topix: San Juan County, WA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

Larsen loses luster, San Juan County Dems pick Lapointe in primary

In the race for Washington State's 2nd Congressional District seat, the San Juan County Democrats have voted to endorse independent Mike Lapointe over incumbent Democrat Rick Larsen in the Aug. 5 primary election.

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Related Topix: San Juan County, WA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Wire

Airlines for America Applauds House Action to Increase Airfare Transparency

"Today's vote is welcome news for airline customers who deserve to know how much of their advertised ticket price is due to rapidly increasing federal taxes," said A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Peter DeFazio, Frank LoBiondo, Representative Tom Graves

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