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Sen. Murray Addresses Oil Company Tax Breaks, but not Obama Alternative

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH COMMENTS FROM SEN. MURRAY'S OFFICE. Sen. Murray denounces $21 billion in tax breaks, but mum on subsidizing alternative energy.

05/12/2011 By Josh Feit

That Washington

Sen. Cantwell Introduces DREAM Act. Again.

The legislation, which has been around since 2001, would create a path to citizenship for young people brought into the country by illegal immigrants.

05/11/2011 By Josh Feit

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Good and Bad Numbers for Sen. Cantwell in New Elway Poll

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell doesn't have good job approval ratings. Too bad for the GOP she doesn't have any compelling opponents either.

05/03/2011 By Josh Feit

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Statements from Sens. Murray and Cantwell on bin Laden News

Murray and Cantwell statements on bin Laden show different emphasis.

05/02/2011 By Josh Feit

That Washington

U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott on Bin Laden (and Bush)

U.S. Rep. McDermott praises Obama, takes a shot at Bush.

05/02/2011 By Josh Feit

That Washington

Extra Fizz: Sheriff Rahr for Congress?

Redistricting could give Sheriff Sue Rahr a shot at congress according to Rahr's political consultant, Cathy Allen.

04/01/2011 By Josh Feit

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U.S. Sen. Murray on Geraldine Ferraro

RIP Geraldine Ferraro.

03/26/2011 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Rep. Inslee Wants to Get Active About Passive Houses

US Rep. Jay Inslee's green cred is showing.

03/25/2011 By Josh Feit

The C is for Crank

Where is Obama During the Historic Attack on Women's Rights?

As he did with the health-care bill---which threw American women under the bus in the name of "reform" for "all Americans"---Obama is sitting abortion out, and selling millions of American women out in the process.

03/24/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Pete Holmes, on Crosscut: Why Rob McKenna is Wrong on Health Care

City attorney Pete Holmes, on Crosscut, argues that AG Rob McKenna has it wrong on health care reform.

03/23/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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PI: New Poll Finds Americans Support Same Sex Marriage

No matter how bad the economy is, Republicans in Washington State will keep losing until they join the mainstream on gay rights issues.

03/18/2011 By Josh Feit

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McMorris Rodgers Gets Props from Washington Post

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA, 5) gets props from the Washington Post this week for an evocative GOP soundbite on deficit spending.

03/18/2011 By Josh Feit

This Washington

The Sons of Citizens United

A revue of cases currently in play, both in the U.S. Supreme Court and around the country that conservatives are pushing to build on last year's Citizens United decision by eliminating other restrictions on campaign finance.

03/18/2011 By Josh Feit

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Tacoma News Tribune: Analyst Looks at 2012 WA Governor's Race and Cantwell Race

Pundit: Obama coattails gives advantage to Cantwell and Inslee in 2012

03/17/2011 By Josh Feit

That Washington

WA's Two Senators Speak Up For Women's Health Care

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell speak out for women's rights on the Senate floor.

03/04/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Connelly: Congress Declares Victory Over Biodegradable Plates

The Seattle PI's Joel Connelly reports: Styrofoam, banned from the US Capitol as part of a waste-reduction program, is back thanks to the new GOP House majority.

02/28/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Keep Your Boehner Out of My Uterus

Despite the cold weather, hundreds rally for women's and immigrants' rights this weekend. Photos by Sean Balch.

02/26/2011 By Josh Feit

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Seattle Times: Boeing Wins Tanker Contract

Seattle Times: Boeing wins $35 billion air tanker contract.

02/24/2011 By Josh Feit


Afternoon Jolt II: The Real Winners

Today's earlier Afternoon Jolt got it wrong. The big winners today are Boeing, the Washington State delegation, and Washington State.

02/24/2011 By Andrew Calkins