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  1. Big changes in Adam Smith's 9th District put racial issues at forefrontRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... someone to represent it other than a white, middle-aged politician who's spent two decades in Congress? Incumbent Adam Smith , 51, has earned a reputation as a moderate Democrat. He's the ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee and an ...

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  2. Re-elect U.S. Sen. Patty MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... as a state representative and two on the King County Council. He ran for Congress in 2000 and lost to U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, then led the state Republican Party until 2006. Now Vance is a public affairs consultant. Murray and Vance are both ...

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  3. The "newbies": Six top rookie candidates in Washington's 2016 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... is making his third run for Governor. Sen. Patty Murray is seeking her fifth term in the U.S. Senate. U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., is seeking his 12th term in Congress. At the other end of the longevity spectrum, rookie candidates are seeking ...

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  4. Pushing Back the BulliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Townhall

    The most important thing to learn about bullies is that they don't expect resistance, and when it comes, they often back down - but not if the pushback isn't serious. AGs United for Clean Power, a coalition of 16 Democrat state attorneys general plus the Virgin Islands' Claude E. Walker , announced on March 29 that they would use government power to throttle climate change dissent.

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  5. A Decade of Effort Culminates in Open Trans Military ServiceRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Switched

    ... Leader, Nancy Pelosi, and Democratic Whip, Steny Hoyer, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), and Under Secretary of Defense Peter Levine. Hosting the event was the Palm Center's Aaron Belkin, with ...

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  6. Civil Rights Group Calls Out Dems For 'Bullying' Conservatives On Senate FloorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Daily Caller

    Meg Bell holds a banner during a protest before the start of the Exxon Mobil Corporation Shareholders Meeting in Dallas, Texas, May 28, 2008. REUTERS/Mike Stone There is a growing trend among climate justice warriors in the Senate to use tactics like crying "fraud" or yelling "that's illegal" when people disagree with them about global warming, a Washington, D.C.-based civil rights group said Sunday.

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  7. Vote Santiago Ramos for Congressional District 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Stranger

    ... Democrat in the race, Santiago Ramos, who has the support of many local Democratic organizations, Congressman Adam Smith (who the SECB likes a lot, see below), and a number of Democratic state legislators. Our bad. Ramos faces an uphill battle, but ...

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  8. When bullies get pushbackRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Washington Times

    The most important thing to learn about bullies is that they don't expect resistance, and when it comes, they often back down - but not if the pushback isn't serious. AGs United for Clean Power, a coalition of 16 Democratic state attorneys general plus the Virgin Islands' Claude E. Walker, announced on March 29 that they would use government power to throttle climate change dissent.

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  9. Senate's NDAA Language Sparks State, Pentagon Turf BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Roll Call

    Washington Rep. Adam Smith says he wants the State Department and USAID to have more of a leadership role in U.S. development policies. An effort by the Senate Armed Services Committee to consolidate and streamline post-9/11 Pentagon rules for providing security assistance to foreign countries has unleashed long-simmering State Department concerns over how its oversight of those programs is handled.

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  10. Vote Pramila Jayapal in Congressional District 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Stranger

    ... live in the 7th District. She lives in the 9th District, and could have and should have challenged incumbent Adam Smith-just like Walkinshaw challenged McDermott. And if she had challenged Smith, we might've sent two feisty progressives to DC. But ...

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  11. House GOP subpoenas NY, Mass. AGs on climate change probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Albany Times Union

    In this June 7, 2012 file photo, House Science Committee Chairman Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Escalating a political fight over global warming, Smith issued subpoenas Wednesday, July 13, 2016, to two Democratic state attorneys general, seeking records about their investigation into whether Exxon Mobil misled investors about global warming.

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  12. News House GOP subpoenas NY, Mass. AGs on climate change probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | KIRO-TV Seattle

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  13. End to trans military ban celebrated at think-tank symposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Washington Blade

    ... who support openly transgender military service, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. Adam Smith, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) was among those who ...

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  14. 'Thank God they're trying': Contractors applaud Senate plan to shake up Pentagon purchasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Washington Examiner

    ... in the military." While some contractors may be a fan of McCain's plan, it doesn't have unanimous support. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., the ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, told reporters this month that while he's eager to hear ...

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  15. Congress Offers Rare Bipartisan Support for Climate AssistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Scientific American

    ... are some areas where we could see this program expand in terms of the content and the focus," Muoz said. Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.), who co-sponsored the "Global Food Security Act" in the House along with Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), said in a ...

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  16. White House and Congress clash over Cyber CommandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Washington Examiner

    ... And even some who voted against it expressed sympathy for the Cyber Command component, including Washington Rep. Adam Smith, the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. "Does McCain have the exact right formula? Is the White House ...

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  17. Seattle Mayor Backs Citizen Initiative to Enable Prosecutions of Killer CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Stranger

    The initiative -I-873-would make it less impossible to prosecute police officers who kill in Washington State. Today, Seattle mayor Ed Murray joined unlikely bedfellow Kshama Sawant, as well as Representative Adam Smith and State Senators Pramila Jayapal and Bob Hasegawa as an endorser of the initiative.

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  18. Rep. Adam Smith sides with Senate on defense spending planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Washington Examiner

    ... be overseas. But with a Republican faction of Congress that refuses to vote for any increase in spending, Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., said there's no guarantee a supplemental funding bill could pass, which could leave troops stranded. "If you are ...

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  19. 7/01/2016Read the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Digby

    ... said Gingrich, who is to be his party's House leader in 1995. NEWT GINGRICH: No, I think I was influenced more by Adam Smith and by the founding fathers -- Jefferson, Adams, Madison, Hamilton, Washington -- and to some extent by the Whig historians ...

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  20. House GOPer calls trans military service 'politics over policy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Washington Blade

    ... to hold a hearing to evaluate allow transgender people to serve in the military. In contrast to Thornberry, Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.), top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, praised the Pentagon for making the change, calling it "an ...

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