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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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Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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.
Harry Reid Looks for Way to Reauthorize Ex-Im Bank
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, scheduled meetings with other lawmakers.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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 .
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.
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.
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.
$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 .
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.