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Thursday Aug 14 | HeraldNet

U.S. trade rep, labor discuss trade deal

Regional labor leaders sat down with Ambassador Michael Froman, the U.S. trade representative, in Seattle on Tuesday to discuss their concerns with two free-trade agreements currently in closed-door negotiations.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Derek Kilmer

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Reason Magazine

Being a Libertarian in D.C.

What does it mean to be a libertarian? Matt Kibbe attempts to answer with his bestselling new book, "Don't Hurt People and Don't Take Their Stuff: A Libertarian Manifesto."

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

The News Tribune

Primary sets the scene for fireworks in the fall

It's tempting to look at primary results and try to predict what they might bode for the general election.

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Related Topix: Enumclaw, WA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Derek Kilmer, Pierce County, WA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Nation

By Authorizing Air Strikes, Did Obama Open the Door for the Iraq Hawks?

Shortly before seven on Friday morning, US aircraft dropped two 500-pound bombs on artillery controlled by Islamic militants in Northern Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, John McCain, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Aug 07, 2014

World Magazine

Detention contention

TACOMA, Wash.-The 96-year-old Port of Tacoma features crisscrossing railroad tracks, warehouses, and sparsely traveled roads.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Train Disaster

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Renton Reporter

Results from Tuesday's primary

Initial results are in for Tuesday's primary election races. Though no City of Renton offices were on the ballot this year, most state and federal officials representing the area were.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Seattle Times

Deportation wisdom from Dan Evans

Don't get me wrong - Evans, our former governor and U.S. senator, is physically alive and kicking.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat

KING-TV Seattle

Prop. 1 Seattle park district leading, other primary election results

Prop. 1 would create a vote district to replace voter approved levies as the way to fund projects and maintenance.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim McDermott

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The News Tribune

Freshman congressmen Denny Heck, Derek Kilmer lead in first re-election bids

U.S. Rep. Denny Heck was showing the strength of incumbency in early primary election returns Tuesday as the Olympia Democrat captured just over half of the vote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Derek Kilmer, Pierce County, WA, Puyallup, WA, Thurston County, WA

Bellevue Reporter

Rep. Smith talks congressional gridlock with council

U.S. Rep. Adam Smith offered his assistance to the Bellevue City Council on Monday, expressing more optimism about state and local support than his ability to advance congressional objectives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Patty Murray, Republican, Paul Ryan

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Renton Reporter

Primary election ballots due back by Tuesday

Though there are no City of Renton races on the ballot this time around, Tuesday's primary election includes nearly all of the state officials who represent Renton in Olympia, as well as a congressional primary.

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Related Topix: Renton, WA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Free Republic

Time for Women on US Paper Money? Obama says it's a 'pretty good idea'

The days of American paper money being an all-boys club could be numbered. President Obama said yesterday that he had received a letter from a young girl wondering why there were no women on US bills, "and then she gave me a long list of possible women to put on our dollar bills and quarters and stuff, which I thought was a pretty good idea," ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, US Senate

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Defense Tech

Iraq Wants Thousands More Hellfire Missiles

The government of Iraq plans to buy several thousand more Hellfire missiles made by Lockheed Martin Corp. in what would be its largest-ever purchase of the weapon.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US News, Iraq, World News, US Military, US Air Force, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Army Times

House committee rebukes Obama over Bergdahl deal

Paul Lewis arrived as a Marine Corps security guard at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran on Nov. 3, 1979.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, US Politics, Howard McKeon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 28, 2014

HeraldNet

Six challengers take on incumbent DelBene

Democratic U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene faces six opponents in her bid for re-election in a congressional district where Democrats and Republicans are evenly divided.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, 2012 Presidential Election, King County, WA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Syrian death toll and extremist threat increases, but the U.S. does little

THE FIGHTING in Gaza has served to obscure developments in another Middle East war that is far bloodier and more important to U.S. interests.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

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