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Bills would create first National Heritage Area in the Pacific Northwest

U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray and U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer and Denny Heck announced July 10 they have introduced bills that would establish a National Maritime Heritage Area in Washington state to help preserve and promote the state's maritime history and culture for future generations to enjoy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Derek Kilmer, Representative Dennis Heck, Marketing, Snohomish, WA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Seattle Gay News

More Hobby Lobby fallout - Senator Patty Murray leads drive to overrule SCOTUS on contraceptives

In its June 30 ruling, the Supreme Court said that some for-profit corporations may claim a First Amendment religious exemption from the Affordable Car Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, US Supreme Court, Senator Mark Udall, Diana DeGette, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives

Examiner.com

Democrat candidate for Congress shoots GOP 'elephant' in campaign ad

A campaign advertisement recently put out by Estakio Beltran, a Democrat running for Washington's 4th Congressional House seat, shows the candidate shooting an elephant pinata on his way to Washington, Truth Revolt reported Friday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Dennis Cardoza, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Doc Hastings, US Senate, Columbia University

Black Enterprise

$52 Billion At Stake: Loan Declines for Small Businesses Hindering Advancement

Roughly 8,000 business loan requests are declined every day in America. "Daily business loan denials are symptomatic of a massive market failure," says Connie Evans, president and CEO of the Association for Enterprise Opportunity .

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Daily Caller

Democratic Candidate Shoots Elephant Pinata In New Ad [VIDEO]

A Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives is taking aim at Republicans in a new television ad full of the type of violent rhetoric that Democrats have attacked Republicans for in the past.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Conservative Political News

Gawker

Everybody Please Stop Shooting at Shit in Your Campaign Ads Now

Proving that conservatives don't hold exclusive rights on Second Amendment stupidity, here is a video of a 31-year-old liberal running for Congress on the strength of his ability to hit an elephant piata with a shotgun from 10 yards, which is both easy and dumb dumb dumb.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Dennis Cardoza

The Wall Street Journal

Boeing, NAM Chiefs Visit Senate Democrats to Tout Benefits of Ex-Im Bank

Boeing Co. CEO Jim McNerney and the head of the National Association of Manufacturers plan to make their case on the benefits of the Export-Import Bank directly to Senate Democrats at a meeting Thursday, a Senate Democratic aide said.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Senator Joe Manchin

Israellycool

Reader Post: Why I Left J Street

Banners emblazoned with J Street's trademark leaning arrow logo and that year's convention theme, "Making History", festooned the huge atrium.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Columbian

Democratic lawmakers move to upend ruling on birth control

Taking up advice from Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., congressional Democrats on Wednesday introduced legislation to get around the court's decision last month to exempt private corporations from having to provide coverage for birth-control pills and devices that violate the companies' religious beliefs.

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Related Topix: US News, John G. Roberts, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

State Firefighters: Halt oil trains until safety review complete

The movement of oil by rail through Washington should be halted until completion of a safety study recently authorized by Gov. Jay Inslee, according to the Washington State Council of Firefighters.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Boat Disaster, Canada, Anacortes, WA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

OregonLive.com

Hanford B Reactor tours at Tri-Cities bring to life secret project that helped end World War II

It''s a little easier getting on a B Reactor tour these days, but not much. It's still best to plan well ahead.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, World News, Japan, Travel

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Kilmer to EPA: Raise stink over Victoriaa s untreated sewage

The U.S. government should use this month's meeting of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation to raise a stink over Victoria's ceaseless discharge of untreated sewage into the Strait of Juan de Fuca, U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., told the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Derek Kilmer, US Senate, Patty Murray, Environment, Science

Thu Jul 03, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

30th Annual Naturalization Ceremony at Seattle Center

Ethnic Heritage Council hosts the 30th Annual Naturalization Ceremony, where over 425 candidates from more than 75 countries will be sworn in by The Honorable Richard C. Tallman, U.S. Circuit Court Judge, as new citizens of the United States of America.

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Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Prison, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim McDermott, US Senate, Jay Inslee, Washington

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Washington Post

Small business owners: Closing Export-Import bank would cripple our companies

Fred Hochberg, chairman and president of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, speaks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Small Business, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Washington, Washington Government, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Roll Call

Senate Democrats Plan Push on Ex-Im Bank, Woo Chamber

Schumer has urged the Chamber of Commerce to shift its allegiance to the Democrats with Republicans blocking business priorities like the Export-Import Bank and a new immigration law.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, Small Business, Personal Finance, Democrat

New Mobility

Crip Buzz: July 2014

There is one scene that, early in the first season, makes explicit Game of Thrones ' affection for the underdog.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Columbian

Cantwell supports extending charter of U.S. Ex-Im Bank

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., pitched for Congress to extend the charter of the U.S. Export-Import Bank during a Monday morning visit to Columbia Machine's headquarters and manufacturing plant in Vancouver, saying the bank's services help small businesses compete in overseas markets.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Vancouver, WA, Small Business, Personal Finance, Clark County, WA

Examiner.com

'Everytown' anti-gunners to dump postcards at Cantwell's office Tuesday

Senator Maria Cantwell, shown here reacting to the Oso mudslide in March, will be targeted by gun prohibitionists Tuesday at her Seattle office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Violent Crime, Guns, Activism

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Switched

She's As Good As a Gop Senator Gets On The Environment. Is That Good Enough?

Over the course of her career, Sen. Susan Collins has stood apart from most of her GOP colleagues on the issue of the environment.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Activism, Democrat, Washington, Washington Government

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

McMorris Rodgers won't debate before primary

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said she wants to debate her opponent in this year's election - but only after the primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, US Senate, Democrat, Washington

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