That Washington

Worried About Roe v. Wade? Abortion Rights Are Safe in Washington for Now

Abortion rights have been protected in Washington state since November 1991.

07/03/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Immigrant Rights

Asylum Seekers Separated from Their Children Sue Federal Agencies

The children of asylum seekers "have been left to face an uncertain future frightened and alone," Northwest Immigrant Rights Project attorneys wrote.

06/26/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Congress

Washington Leaders Respond to Trump's Withdrawal from the Iran Deal

U.S. senator Patty Murray said the deal "offers us the best path to safety and security."

05/08/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Immigration

No Relief for Dreamers After Senate Rejects Immigration Bills

Senators on Thursday struck down immigration proposals and are back to the drawing board.

02/16/2018 By Hayat Norimine

That Washington

Jayapal and Sanders Introduce Bill for Free College Tuition

The legislation would make four-year colleges free for students from low-income families.

04/05/2017 By Hayat Norimine

That Washington

Where Washington State's Congressional GOP Stand on Health Care

The fight for Obamacare supporters is far from over.

03/29/2017 By Hayat Norimine

That Washington

Poll: Despite Redistricting, Reichert's Constituents Still Lefty on Environment

A new poll indicates that even in a more rural district, Congressman Dave Reichert's (R-8) constituents care about the environment.

08/15/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

That Washington

US House GOP Blocks Violence Against Women Act

Washington State US Sen. Patty Murray criticizes House Republicans for blocking the Violence Against Women Act, which would extend domestic-violence protections to immigrants, Native women, and lesbians.

08/01/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

That Washington

Friday PubliCola Q&A: Patty Murray

US Sen. Patty Murray is taking center stage as the ongoing federal budget debate frames the Presidential election.

07/27/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

That Washington

An Issue Where Burner Agrees with the GOP: Auditing the Fed

Liberal Burner joins with Ron Paul, breaks with Jim McDermott.

07/26/2012 By Josh Feit

That Washington

Tweet of the Day: Cantwell on Dry Peas & Lentils

Maria Cantwell gets serious. Again.

07/12/2012 By Josh Feit

That Washington

WA State's Congressional GOP Delegation Votes to Repeal Obamacare

Washington State's GOP lines up against Obamacare. McDermott makes fun of them. What does McKenna say?

07/11/2012 By Josh Feit

That Washington

Anti-DelBene Mailer Done by Firm with Ties to Ruderman

DC mail consultant behind anti-DelBene hit piece has deep connections to Ruderman.

07/11/2012 By Josh Feit

That Washington

Patty Murray vs. Ronald Reagan

Patty Murray sets the stage for the federal budget debate.

07/09/2012 By Josh Feit

That Washington

McMorris Rodgers: "War on Women" is "A Myth"

Washington State Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers says there's no war on women, calls the Fair Pay Act "a bad bill."

04/30/2012 By Josh Feit

That Washington

Murray, Tribal Leader Stump for Violence Against Women Act as Republicans Propose Watered-Down Alternative

As Republicans in the US Senate propose a watered-down alternative of the Violence Against Women Act, Sen. Patty Murray and a Native American leader who suffered sexual violence push for expanding VAWA's protections to Native women, gays and lesbians, and

04/25/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

That Washington

Early Jolt: Larsen Endorses DelBene

DelBene picks up big endorsement.

04/17/2012 By Josh Feit

That Washington

An Ex-Sheriff and Two Women; Where Do WA's Republicans in Congress Stand on Violence Against Women Act?

Where do Washington State's Republican Congresswomen, and King County's former sheriff, stand on the Violence Against Women Act? Image via reichert.house.gov.

04/03/2012 By Josh Feit

That Washington

New King County Sheriff: My Position on Abortion Has Evolved

The new King County sheriff, who supported anti-abortion bills as a Republican state legislator in Minnesota, says his views on choice have "evolved."

04/02/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

That Washington

Murray and Cantwell: Republicans Threaten to Kill VAWA

Washington's two Democratic US Senators say the Violence Against Women Act, opposed by many Republicans, should not be a partisan issue.

04/02/2012 By Erica C. Barnett