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Murray Makes Eleventh-Hour Effort to Stop DeVos Nomination

"I’ve received tens of thousands of calls."

02/07/2017 By Spencer Ricks

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Jayapal Fighting Against Religious Discrimination of Immigrants

"This is not just an act of resistance against xenophobic policies, but a clear signal to President Trump."

02/03/2017 By Spencer Ricks

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How Our Senators Will Vote on Trump's Cabinet Nominees

“President Trump said he was going to ‘drain the swamp,’ but he seems to think the way to do that is by filling it with even bigger swamp creatures.”

02/02/2017 By Spencer Ricks

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Washington Senators Slam Trump's Supreme Court Pick

"The American people deserve a Supreme Court justice who will ensure full protection of all their rights, especially the right to privacy."

02/01/2017 By Spencer Ricks

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Washington Reps Join Bipartisan Effort to Protect Deportation of "Dreamers"

"Our inhumane immigration system goes against our values. We need to work together to solve this crisis."

02/01/2017 By Spencer Ricks

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Washington Senators Support Bills to Block Trump's Immigration Order

"President Trump’s executive order on immigration flies in the face of our core American values. These bills will ensure Trump’s executive orders do not go into effect."

01/31/2017 By Spencer Ricks

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First "Small Victory" Achieved Over Immigration Ban at Sea-Tac

“Trump should know that this is not over. This is only the beginning of our resistance.”

01/30/2017 By Spencer Ricks


Congress Hoping to Protect Local VA, Navy Jobs After Trump's Hiring Freeze

"The civilian men and women who support the Navy provide mission critical maintenance to ensure the Navy can meet security requirements around the world, and should thus be granted an exception."

01/27/2017 By Spencer Ricks

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More on Sen. Cantwell vs. the NFL

Cantwell says NFL's tax exempt status is an important issue.

12/05/2014 By Josh Feit

One Question

One Question for Congressional Candidate, Ex-Redskin Didier

One question for ex-Redskin, Congressional candidate Clint Didier in light of this week's cancellation of the Washington, D.C. team's trademarks on a name many call a racial slur.

06/20/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

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Mexican Immigrant-Turned-Microsoft Exec Steps Up to Challenge DelBene

Pedro Celis, a pro-immigration reform, but otherwise conservative, Republican, announces campaign for 1st Congressional District.

02/27/2014 By Josh Feit

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Extra Fizz: Cantwell Proposes New Glass-Steagall Act (Again)

Cantwell calls for "bright line" between commercial and investment banking.

07/11/2013 By Josh Feit

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Feds Say No Regional Review of Coal Trains; McGinn Testifies

As environmental advocates, including Mayor Mike McGinn, head to D.C. to ask for environmental review of coal trains, the Army Corps of Engineers indicates they won't look at regional or international impacts.

06/18/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

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DelBene: Proposed Sweeping Abortion Ban "Unconscionable" and "Unconstitutional"

Freshman US Rep. Suzan DelBene calls a proposal that passed out of a house committee today to ban all abortions after 20 weeks' gestation "unconscionable" and "unconstitutional; meanwhile, a Republican makes more neat comments about rape.

06/12/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

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Cantwell Opposes Obama Apointee

Sen. Maria Cantwell voices frustration over delay in ACA provision.

02/28/2013 By Carryn Vande Griend

One Question

One Question for U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell

With an Obama deficit deal on the table that cuts Social Security, will Washington State's liberal senators stand pat?

12/19/2012 By Josh Feit

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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

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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

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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