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Uneventful in Everett; Candidates Go Through the Motions at Labor Debate

The six Democrats vying for the open seat in the first Congressional District faced off in a labor-sponsored debate last night in Everett.

03/24/2012 By Josh Feit

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Judging the Candidates by Their Donors

Top corporate lobbyists and PACs going for Hobbs.

03/20/2012 By Josh Feit

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Congressman Kucinich?

After his ouster from Congress, fans of Dennis Kucinich work to revive efforts to bring him to Washington State.

03/20/2012 By Josh Feit

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Special Election for Inslee's Seat?

Congressman Jay Inslee's resignation could set up a special election in his old (since redrawn) 1st District.

03/16/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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State Sen. Kilmer Running for US Rep. Dicks' Open Seat

Moderate state senator to run for US Rep. Norm Dicks' seat.

03/05/2012 By Josh Feit

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US Senate Defeats Anti-Birth Control Amendment; Murray and Cantwell Speak

The US Senate, with Washington State Sen. Patty Murray (D) introducing the motion, rejects an amendment to the transportation package that would have limited women's access to contraception.

03/01/2012 By Josh Feit

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McMorris Rodgers Signs Letter Opposing State Reproductive Parity Act

A Washington State congresswoman signs a letter to Obama blasting a state proposal to require insurers that provide maternity services to also cover abortions.

02/24/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Early Morning Jolt: Spitzer to Hold Fundraiser for Inslee

Disgraced former NY governor Eliot Spitzer will host a high-dollar fundraiser for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee.

02/24/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Whoops: No One Likes The Federal Transportation Bill

House Republican leaders craft a transportation bill that has something for nearly everyone to hate.

02/15/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Elway Poll: Romney Struggling (Among Republicans) in WA State

Romney cannot close the deal with his own party.

02/15/2012 By Josh Feit

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Extra Fizz: Democrats to Track Potential Cantwell Opponent Bryant

Port Commissioner Bill Bryant may or may not be running against Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell. Either way, Democrats will be monitoring him, camera in hand.

02/14/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Transit Leaders: Defeating US Transportation Bill is "Crucial"

Regional transportation leaders laid out the case this morning against a congressional transportation bill that would eliminate guaranteed federal funding for transit.

02/13/2012 By Josh Feit

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Metaphor of the Day

The ultimate response.

02/09/2012 By Josh Feit

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Patty Murray: Fight for Women Isn't Over

US Sen. Patty Murray says the fight for women's reproductive rights is far from over.

02/07/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Reichert Votes Against Transit

As a US House committee approves what transportation secretary Ray LaHood calls "the worst transportation bill I've ever seen," US Rep. Dave Reichert takes a related vote against transit.

02/03/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Komen Reverses Decision

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH A STATEMENT FROM US SEN. MARIA CANTWELL. US Sen. Patty Murray cheers pro-choice outcry for reversing Koman decison

02/03/2012 By Josh Feit

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Mini-Jolt: Hobbs Scores Vets' Endorsement

VoteVets.org endorses Iraq War vet Steve Hobbs in hotly contested 1st Congressional race.

02/01/2012 By Josh Feit

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Burner Leads Among Committed Democrats

Burner camp hypes poll findings showing her with a big lead among Democratic voters who've already taken sides in the crowded 1st Congressional District primary.

01/31/2012 By Josh Feit

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Extra Jolt: Watkins to Drop Out of GOP Field, Endorse Koster

GOP filed shrinks in 1st

01/27/2012 By Josh Feit

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Washington State District on Democrats' Priority List

Democrats in that Washington prioritize some congressional races in this Washington.

01/18/2012 By Josh Feit