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1 hr ago | The Spokesman-Review

Republican legislator and obstetrician who backed state health care...

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. As a physician, John Moyer had a soft voice and a calm bedside manner that brought thousands of Spokane's babies into the world.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, US News, Spokane, WA, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Parkinson's Disease, Health

Mon Sep 01, 2014

USA Today

Senator targets small business loan gender gap

Senator targets small business loan gender gap Women still have a hard time getting small business loans.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Mary Landrieu

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Miami Herald

Business Highlights

Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul.

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

KEPR CBS 19

Sen. Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap.

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

The Miami Herald

A bio snapshot of Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell

CAREER: U.S. senator since 2001, chairwoman of the Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship since February.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Real Networks

Tue Aug 26, 2014

City Pages

MNGOP feigns outrage over lame Al Franken cone boob video

In April, then-U.S. Senate hopeful Julianne Ortman , distributed an absurd petition calling for Al Franken to apologize for a secretly recorded 2012 video showing him joking around in an Arizona driveway with traffic cones.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Blog News, US Supreme Court, Patty Murray

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Stranger

Should Washington State Eliminate Our Statute of Limitations on Rape Charges?

Last week, Democratic nominee for Texas governor and serial badass Wendy Davis announced her desire to eliminate the statute of limitations for prosecuting cases of rape and sexual battery in Texas.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Washington

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sens. Murray and Cantwell 'undeserving bimbos.' GOP House candidate says

Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., occasionally play on the national stage, where they have drawn the attention of a blogger who dubs himself "Mr. Conservative" and is a Republican nominee for Congress in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, 2008 Presidential Election, George Bush

Daily Kos

Republican House candidate on female senators: 'bimbos in tennis shoes'

You really have to hand it to Republicans. Their ability to dredge up the worst sort of people to run for office just keeps getting more impressive .

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Related Topix: US News, Blog News, US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Harriet Miers

ABC News

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, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, Republican, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Doc Hastings, 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, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Doc Hastings, Okanogan County, WA, FEMA

Seattle Times

State’s women-owned firms missing out on SBA loans, federal contracts

Washington women own almost 29 percent of all small businesses in the state, but they face a larger gender gap than women nationwide in access to business loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Suzan DelBene, Small Business, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Cantwell Calls for Extension of Key Tool to Support Washington Wine Exports

Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell joined winemakers from the Walla Walla Valley in calling on Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, which has supported exports of more than $70 million of Washington state wine since 2007.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Walla Walla, WA, Walla Walla County, WA

JD Supra

Group Of Senators Weigh In On Biogenic Carbon Regulations

On August 7, 2014, a group of nine Democratic Senators led by Senator Tom Harkin sent a letter to the EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy, on the treatment of biogenic carbon emissions from stationary sources.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, Ron Wyden, Senator Al Franken, Patty Murray

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs

When Lisa Harris Jones launched her law firm 14 years ago, she used the only money she saw as an option - her own.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Business News

The News Tribune

A disaster that's not bad enough

This can be awkward, asking the government for help. Gov. Jay Inslee recently asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency – FEMA – that our charred segment of Washington be declared a major disaster and therefore eligible for various forms of federal assistance.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Patty Murray, Okanogan County, WA

HeraldNet

In Our View/Tackling ocean acidificaton: Preserving shellfish a " and us

The challenge of galvanizing support for cleaning Puget Sound is undercut by the illusion of beauty.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Cantwell, AK, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Oil, railroad, coal port money gushes into races for Legislature

A sight that won't be stopped by sit-ins and City Council resolutions: A coal train passes an oil train after tanker cars derailed in Magnolia this morning.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Washington, Anacortes, WA, Bellingham, WA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Switched

Women and the Small Business Workforce

From Yahoo's Marissa Mayer to Ursula Burns at Xerox and PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi, women capture an ever-growing number of top spots at leading corporations -- internationally and in the United States.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Small Business, PepsiCo, Beverages, Xerox, Angela Merkel, Europe, World News, Germany, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

Business Journal

Demolition starts at Boeing 777X wing plant site

Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner and City of Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson swing sledgehammers at the ceremonial demolition of older office buildings at the Boeing Everett site that are being torn down to make way for the construction of the new 777X Composite Wing Center .

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

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