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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Gail Collins / The down side of recliningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... about whether it should be legal. "I'd never heard of that product, but I think it's a crazy idea," said Rep. Rick Larsen of Washington. Mr. Larsen is the lead Democrat on the House Aviation Subcommittee. I think Washington needs to look into this. ...

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  13. NextGen Institute Sets Annual Meeting DateRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | Aero-News Network

    The NextGen Institute has announced dates for its next annual meeting, which is designed to provide an engaging opportunity to hear from key government officials and industry leaders regarding NextGen's progress to date and remaining challenges. House Aviation Subcommittee Chair Frank LoBiondo , and Ranking Member of the House Aviation Subcommittee Rick Larsen will speak again this year.

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  14. The Wilderness Act: A big 50th anniversary for WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... When the 106,000-acre Wild Sky Wilderness Area was created in 2008, its sponsors Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Rick Larsen were backed by a broad consensus of recreationists and resource users. -The 1968 North Cascades Act established a 654,000-acre ...

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  15. Whidbey parents to be notified of No Child Left Behind failingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... as they can," Nowlin said. "The test and the standards aren't based on what is good for the child." U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen released a statement Thursday calling on Congress to reauthorize and update the Elementary and Secondary Education Act because ...

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  16. Based on voter turnout analysis, DelBene should win U.S. Congress seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... 2. Congressional District 1 is held by freshman U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Medina. CD 2 has been represented by Rick Larsen, D-Everett, since 2001. (The percentage in the 4th Congressional District should be disregarded; no Democrats advanced to the ...

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  17. GOP nominates Mark Harmsworth to fill Hope seatRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... total and a 948-vote lead over fellow Republican Robert Sutherland. In the 2nd Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen appeared likely to face Republican B.J. Guillot. In the 7th Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott took 76.9 ...

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  18. Whidbey schools fail to meet federal standards, spurs letter to parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    ... Jo Moccia and elementary school Principal Jeff Cravy could not be reached for comment by press time. U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, a Second District Democrat, released a statement Thursday, calling on Congress to reauthorize and update the Elementary and ...

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  19. GOP nominates Mark Harmsworth to fill Hope seatRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... total and a 948-vote lead over fellow Republican Robert Sutherland. In the 2nd Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen appeared likely to face Republican B.J. Guillot. In the 7th Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott took 76.9 ...

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  20. Larsen: Federal education standards, not schools in Washington state, are what's failingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    Rep. Rick Larsen sent out a press release today saying that something is broken in the nation's education system - but it's not the schools themselves.

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