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13 hrs ago | National Journal

What Happened to America's Most Important Arctic Ships?

The nation's fleet of ice-cutting ships is getting older, and congressional action to modernize it isn't moving at breakneck speed.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Representative John Garamendi

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The News Tribune

Democratic group picks Kilmer to lead its national security team

Freshman U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer gained some clout on military issues this week when a coalition of moderate Democrats picked him as co-chairman of its national security working group.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Derek Kilmer, US Military, US Navy

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Election View: Larsen supports transportation bill as road to growing jobs

I take great pride in representing Bellingham in Congress. Not only is it the most beautiful district in the country, it is also where I was born and raised.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Arlington, WA, Snohomish County, WA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Daily Kos

The Daily Bucket: The Northwest Salmon Wars: Conservationists versus Hatcheries

The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note of any observations you have made of the world around you.

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

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Whidbey News-Times

Citizens of Ebey's Reserve president must stay away from Realtor

Realtor Joe Mosolino, right, exits an event for U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen after what he described as an uncomfortable encounter with COER's Michael Monson.

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

HeraldNet

In Our View/The Export-Import Bank: Slouching toward partisanship

There are limits to ideology, practical limits. As the Export-Import Bank, the 80-year-old institution that promotes U.S. exports, slouches toward implosion, hidebound partisans are cheering.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Republican, Cathy McMorris, Everett, WA, Opinion

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Roll Call

Airline Employment Highest Since October 2012, but Still Far Below 2007

The Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics says that U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 384,265 workers in April, making it the fifth consecutive month that full-time equivalent employment in the industry was higher than the same month a year earlier.

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

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Don't deny state's rights to ban toxic chemicals: Washington House members

Six Washington members of Congress, in a letter released on Thursday, say a Republican-drafted bill would eliminate states' power to monitor, regulate and at times prohibit the use of toxic chemicals, both existing and newly developed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Jim McDermott, Adam Smith, Representative Derek Kilmer

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