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6 hrs ago | 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

Connecticut Post

Danbury businessman participates in White House talk on exports

There's nothing like being there, as the saying goes -- and for Dr. Robert Bedoukian of Danbury on Tuesday, "there" was the White House.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Representative Elizabeth Esty, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Cantwell, Murray: Recognize our I-90 corridor as Heritage Area

Congress has recognized 49 such areas across the country to preserve natural and historic landmarks and promote economic growth and tourism.

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Related Topix: Ellensburg, WA, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, US Senate, Democrat

News Max

Harry Reid Looks for Way to Reauthorize Ex-Im Bank

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, scheduled meetings with other lawmakers.

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

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Fourth District Dem candidate reportedly pulls offensive shotgun ad

A Yakima Democratic congressional candidate reportedly pulled an advertisement over the weekend that showed him firing a shotgun at an elephant-shaped piA ata that even drew criticism from the group founded by former Democrat Congresswoman Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona for being "irresponsible and offensive," according to Newsday .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Doc Hastings, Guns, US Senate

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Port Orchard Orchard

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

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