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Yesterday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

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Pres. Barack Obama disembarks from Marine One at Andrews Air Force Base to board Air Force One, April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Oso, WA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The News Tribune

HIKING: Mountain lookout protected by new law

Legislation protecting the Green Mountain Lookout in Snohomish County was signed into law by President Barack Obama on Monday.

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Related Topix: Snohomish County, WA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Snoqualmie, WA, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, US Senate, Patty Murray

Thu Apr 17, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Air traffic students at Mt. SAC in Walnut tell congresswoman FAA diversity rules are unfair

U.S. Congresswoman Grace Napolitano listens to Mt. SAC Collegiate Training Initiative students on Thursday explain how they followed a two-year course of study for air traffic controller and passed an FAA test only to be rejected after being informed by email that they failed a biographical questionnaire.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Grace Napolitano, Democrat, Beaumont, CA, San Jose, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

South Whidbey Record

South Whidbey Harbor expansion nears finish, port preps for ceremony

Langley resident Marie Lincoln takes a morning walk on the new docks at South Whidbey Harbor.

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

Seattle Times

Build icebreakers to protect U.S. interests in the Arctic

Republicans in Congress are toting extra heavy campaign baggage as they head into the 2014 election season, and look beyond to 2016.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Coast Guard, US Military, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bellingham Herald

President signs bill protecting Wash. landmark

U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, as well as Reps. Suzan DelBene and Rick Larsen say the legislation is good news for an area reeling from the March 22 mudslide that killed at least 37 people in Oso.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Oso, WA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Tripso.com

House Commitee moves for new airfare law with no hearings, excluding consumers from process

A previous post noted that the Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee had introduced the Transparent Airfares Act of 2014.

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

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Congress saves Green Mountain Lookout in bid to help Darrington

The Green Mountain Lookout. Greens tried to get it removed. Congress has now passed legislation to keep it in place.

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Related Topix: Darrington, WA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Republican, Doc Hastings, US Senate, Patty Murray

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

Larsen joins congressional coalition calling for continued support for salmon recovery

Washington state Congressman Rick Larsen joined 11 other U.S. representatives this week in calling for continued federal support for Pacific coastal salmon recovery.

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

Fri Apr 04, 2014

San Juan Islander

Larsen Leads Call for Continued Pacific Salmon Recovery Support

Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, led a request this week for $65 million to support the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund, which is vital to improving salmon habitats in the Pacific Northwest.

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

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Obama delivers major disaster declaration for slide victims

Samantha Valencia, center, hugs her son Felipe Valencia during services at Saint John Vianney Mission in Darrington.

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Related Topix: Darrington, WA, Arlington, WA, Oso, WA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim McDermott, Representative Suzan DelBene

The Miami Herald

Firefighter training for crude oil train fires inadequate, group tells Congress

St Thomas Aquinas catcher Gwen Svekis waits for the ball as Sydney Behr of American Heritage scores the only run of the game Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News, Casselton, ND, Fire, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Kirkland Reporter

State delegation's statement on expansion of federal aid for Oso mudslide response

Today, the federal delegation representing Snohomish County released the following statement after President Obama approved Washington Governor Jay Inslee's request to expand federal aid for response efforts related to Saturday's mudslide in Oso, Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim McDermott, Representative Suzan DelBene, Oso, WA, US Senate, Patty Murray

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Wash. mudslide

Snohomish County warned Monday that because of worries about "additional slide activity" in the vicinity, some ground rescue crews were pulled back from the area, while flooding still remained a grave concern.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Landslide

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