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5 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

Female Entrepreneurs Still Lag Behind Male Counterparts Cites Congressional Report

Significant barriers still exist for women entrepreneurs more than 26 years after enactment of groundbreaking legislation to improve access-to-capital, federal contracting, and counseling and training for female business owners, according to a Congressional report released Wednesday.

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

12 hrs ago | The Olympian

Herrera Beutler faces two challengers in the 3rd Congressional District

Political experience: Appointed in 2007 to serve as state representative for Washington's 18th Legislative District, and elected in 2008.

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Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brian Baird, Democrat, US Senate, Washington, San Jose State University, Washington State University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The fine print: U.S. government fudges phaseout of old oil tank cars

Federal regulators in Washington, D.C., laid out new proposed safety rules for oil trains, claiming on Wednesday that old, 1960a 2s-vintage tank cars will be phased out and replaced within two years by stronger, more explosion-resistant cars.

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Related Topix: Prison, Train Disaster, Explosion, US Politics, US News, Rick Larsen, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Patty Murray

The Stranger

Situation in Eastern Washington Worsens with Possibility of Flash Floods

Today the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for the fire-torn region in Eastern Washington, which is currently dealing with the largest fire in state history .

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Related Topix: Weather, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Flood, Drought

Cybercast News Service

Women business owners face gender gap, report says

Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.

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

680News

Crews make gains on destructive Washington state wildfire; flash floods now a concern

John Johnson returns to clear out and salvage remnants of his burned down home on Chiliwist Road, after the Carlton Complex fire burned through the valley, near Malott, Wash., on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Malott, WA

Brandon Sun

Crews make gains on destructive Washington state wildfire; flash floods now a concern

John Johnson returns to clear out and salvage remnants of his burned down home on Chiliwist Road, after the Carlton Complex fire burned through the valley, near Malott, Wash., on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Malott, WA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

Firefighters were making progress Tuesday in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control, with wetter weather bringing some relief but also raising concerns about flash flooding.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Weather

Bellingham Herald

Senators seek emergency wildfire fighting money

The letter, sent Tuesday, was also signed by Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden of Oregon, Tom Udall of New Mexico, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Diane Feinstein and Barbara Boxer of California, Mark Udall and Michael Bennet of Colorado; and Jon Tester and John Walsh of Montana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Senator Jeff Merkley, Ron Wyden, Senator Tom Udall

Bellingham Herald

2 Washington state Congress members lecture tech giants on gender equality

WASHINGTON_Congress is hardly a bastion of diversity. The Senate is 93 percent white.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, US Senate, Republican, Cathy McMorris, Patty Murray

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Seattle Times

Obama to raise money for super PAC at former Costco CEO's house

Update 7:50 p.m. - Updated to note Sen. Maria Cantwell is remaining in D.C. & will not attend fundraiser.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Publishing, Media, Seattle Times

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Columbian

Opponents agree: Herrera Beutler too aloof

Michael Delavar says he's running against U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler because he's disappointed by his fellow Republican's voting record.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Energy: Epa deputy to depart in August

PERCIASEPE OUT: Bob Perciasepe, the Environmental Protection Agency's deputy administrator, announced Thursday that he's leaving in August.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Rep. DelBene has raised $1.717 million for first reelection bid

A former President, our state's Governor and a three-term U.S. Senator all bear scars from what is often a politician' most difficult tussle - his or her first reelection race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, 2012 Presidential Election, Jay Inslee, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Republican, Doc Hastings, US Senate

Bellingham Herald

Opponents say Alaska mine would devastate salmon, Washington state fishing industry

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are pushing a bill to keep the EPA from blocking the mine, despite opposition from Washington state lawmakers who say the project could be devastating to the fishing industry in their state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Rick Larsen, Democrat, US Senate

CNN

Warren, McCain: Rein in behemoth banks

Editor's note: Sen. Elizabeth Warren is a Massachusetts Democrat; Sen. John McCain is a Republican from Arizona, Sen. Maria Cantwell is a Democrat from Washington state; and Sen. Angus King is an independent from Maine.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, Senator Angus King, Opinion

CNN

Warren, McCain: Rein in 'too big to fail' banks

Editor's note: Sen. Elizabeth Warren is a Massachusetts Democrat; Sen. John McCain is a Republican from Arizona, Sen. Maria Cantwell is a Democrat from Washington state; and Angus King is an independent from Maine.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, Senator Angus King, Opinion

The Spokesman-Review

Three vie in 3rd District; Riccelli finishing first term - Thu, 17 Jul 2014 PST

But Libertarian Randy McGlenn II and Republican Tim Benn could have an uphill battle in the Democratic-leaning 3rd Legislative District against incumbent Marcus Riccelli.

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Related Topix: Marcus, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Spokane, WA, Gonzaga University, Guns

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Republicans block Senate bill to reverse contraception ruling

Senate Republicans used a procedural vote Wednesday to block a bill to reverse the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling and prohibit for-profit companies from denying employees contraception coverage based on owners' religious beliefs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Republican, Cathy McMorris, US Senate, Patty Murray, Senator Mark Udall

The Columbian

Columbia Machine: Save Export-Import Bank

Rick Goode, CEO of the Vancouver-based concrete products company Columbia Machine Inc., showed up at the White House Tuesday morning to lend his support to the federal Export-Import Bank and to discuss other initiatives that assist U.S. companies in building export markets.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, Republican

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