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  1. Lawmakers react to Washington shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Hill

    ... nage boys, my heart breaks as I consider the families who were given the worst news imaginable today," said Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Wash.).

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  2. Non-partisan candidates receive spotlight at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Marysville Globe

    ... in five years, at the same time he estimated it's sitting on roughly $350 million. Neither Aldrich nor U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., attended the forum, so Larsen's opponent, Marysville resident B.J. Guillot, asked King how he would address power ...

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  3. Candidates spar in final forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    Candidates took each other on one last time at Thursday's final political forum put on by the League of Women Voters in Oak Harbor. Congressman Rick Larsen, a second district Democrat, said he is supportive of background checks for gun transitions both on a federal and state level, such as Initiative 594.

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  4. 2014 election coverageRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... challenger Pedro Celis for the 1st Congressional District seat in the Nov. 4 election. Incumbent U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, a Democrat who has held his two-year position since 2000, is competing against B.J. Guillot, a Republican software developer, in ...

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  5. Uphill battle not a worry for GOP challenger to Rep. LarsenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen brings a battle-hardened resume and a wealth of campaign cash as he seeks an eighth term in Congress. His challenger in Washington's 2nd District, BJ Guillot, hopes to pull off a long-shot victory on Nov. 4 , despite a shortage of experience and money.

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  6. Navy Environmental Impact Statement to include up to 36 Growlers at Whidbey Island Naval Air StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... on how many, if any, are funded by Congress. During a recent interview with the Whidbey News-Times , Congressman Rick Larsen said that, while the Navy will likely be approved for additional Growlers, "the number is going to be somewhere between zero ...

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  7. Prowlers, Growlers from NAS Whidbey likely used in ISIS air strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    A senior Air Force officer and a federal lawmaker both have said in the past week that electronic attack aircraft based out of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island are likely being used in Syrian and Iraqi air strikes. Congressman Rick Larsen, who serves on the House Armed Services Committee, said in an interview last week that while he couldn't say for sure, it was his understanding that electronic attack aircraft are routinely used in air strikes of that nature.

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  8. Whidbey Prowlers, Growlers are likely being used in airstrikes, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    A senior Air Force officer and a congressmen both have said in the last week that electronic attack aircraft based out of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are likely being used in Syrian and Iraqi air strikes. Congressman Rick Larsen, who serves on the House Armed Services Committee, said in an interview last week that while he couldn't say for sure, it was his understanding that electronic attack aircraft is routinely used in airstrikes of that nature.

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  9. Congressional candidates don't always toe party linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    Incumbent Rick Larsen, a Democrat, has been critical of President Barack Obama for his use of military action, including the recent Syrian air attacks, without Congressional oversight. "If we're really going to do this well and down the road be able to do it again, it's important that the executive branch and the legislative branch get on the same page," Larsen said last week.

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  10. Majority leader is the real obstructionist | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... voting record in a regional daily newspaper and it is plain for all to see that our representative, Congressman Rick Larsen, votes in lockstep with the Democrats. If it is Republican originated, they vote against it, regardless. Democrats do not ...

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  11. Top Oil Train Regulator Is Stepping DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... successor would be an opportunity for senators to examine how PHMSA is dealing with the safety concerns. Rep. Rick Larsen , D-Wash. (Twitter: @RepRickLarsen ), whose district is a corridor for Bakken oil shipments, said that "administrator ...

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  12. Crude oil train safety regulator steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... five years, Cynthia Quarterman has been committed to ensuring these products travel the country safely." Rep. Rick Larsen, a Washington Democrat whose district includes refineries that recieve crude oil in trains, has met with Quarterman to discuss ...

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  13. DelBene hears about oil train safety issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... Snohomish County Councilman Dave Somers told the first-term congresswoman and a representative of U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen. Attendees included BNSF representative Terry Finn, Snohomish Mayor Karen Guzak, Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary, Mount ...

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  14. Oil trains: BNSF to fund training for state’s first respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Seattle Times

    ... the risks of accidents along the rail lines. Rail safety also has drawn the attention of Congress. U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Lake Stevens, said Tuesday that he is pushing the U.S. Transportation Department to raise the standards on railcars that ...

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  15. Congress Approves Sending Arms To Syrian OppositionRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Ross Reynolds talks with Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., about his decision to vote for a measure to train and equip moderate Syrian opposition forces to fight against the militant Islamic State.

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  16. Boeing, Washington politicians quick to criticize House's shortened Ex-Im Bank authorizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Business Journal

    Sen. Maria Cantwell, here touring the Boeing 787 line with Rep. Rick Larsen, has called Ex-Im financing a "key tool" to maintaining aerospace exports. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a nine-month extension of the Export-Import Bank Wednesday.

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  17. StephenCLE's Baseline House Rankings - The Pacific CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... leg to stand on. This isn't impossible for the GOP, but it's very close to it. Rating - Likely D WA-2 - Rick Larsen-inc vs BJ Guillot This district is more democratic than the 1st, at 59% Obama. Rick Larsen is the incumbent here, and he's up against ...

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  18. Rep. Larsen cites Terrace High in call for revising education standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | HeraldNet

    U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen cited a program at Mountlake Terrace High School in calling for revising federal education standards. After visiting Terrace High, Larsen said that the school's robotics program is an example of a successful program that isn't considered in federal definitions.

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  19. In Our View/2nd Congressional District: Rick Larsen earns re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Rep. Rick Larsen has been a conscientious, problem-solving lawmaker. Like former Rep. Norm Dicks, Larsen concentrates on long-term goals that demand years of brain-numbing hearings, sweat equity and coalition building.

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  20. With Congress back, Export-Import Bank, rail congestion, and pilot drug use on week's agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... Richard Hudson, R-N.C., chairman of the Homeland Security Committee's Transportation Security Subcommittee, Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., ranking Democrat on the Transportation committees' Aviation Subcommittee, and others. The boom in rail shipments ...

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