Monday Aug 18
In Our View: Restoring the River
At 1,253 miles long, the Columbia River winds its way through the Pacific Northwest.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Wahkiakum County Eagle
Candidates draw write-in opponents
Four Wahkiakum County incumbent office holders entered Tuesday's primary election with no apparent opposition and emerged with write-in opponents.
The American Prospect
The Dumbest Affectation in Congress
If you're sleeping in your office to show you haven't "gone Washington," all you've shown is that you're a phony and a fool.
Washington state primary results show Democratic decline, but...
Washington state was the originator of the top-two primary system, variants of which are also the law now in California and Louisiana .
Hobo Women Invade Congress
The majority of Americans are currently living on their friend's couch "just for a few weeks until my raise at Rite Aid comes through."
Results of U.S. House primary elections, Washington State
Washington State held primary elections on August 5, and although the results have yet to be officially certified by Washington's Secretary of State, here is how the 2014 midterm elections would line up barring any change.
Herrera Beutler, Dingethal advance in 3rd Congressional District
Incumbent Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, proved establishment Republicans still have sway in Southwest Washington as she garnered more votes than her two opponents, one with Tea Party leanings, in Tuesday's primary for the 3rd Congressional District.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Some Congresswomen Are Bunking at the Office
Women have served in the House since 1917 and in the Senate since 1922. Only recently have they cracked another formerly male preserve: the club of congressional office sleepers.
Primary election ballots due today
Voters have until 8 p.m. to drop off their primary election ballot or have it postmarked for mail delivery.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
WA Rep. McMorris Rodgers Says Reliable Grain Inspection Critical to Eastern Part of State
Washington, DC-Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers released the following statement after sending a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack expressing concern over stoppages to official grain inspections at the Port of Vancouver.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Congresswoman's baby happy, healthy a year after miracle birth
A choked-up House Speaker John Boehner prompted two bipartisan standing ovations July 23 when he praised a doctor who helped a fellow lawmaker's infant survive a rare fetal condition.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Cicotte says he won't sign no-taxes pledge
George Cicotte, a candidate for the congressional seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Doc Hastings, refused to sign a pledge to not raise taxes, calling it a "special interest pledge."
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Wonderful! Congress Applauds GOP Rep and Her Miracle Baby
What a wonderful story. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler suffered a major shock last year when she was told her unborn baby would likely die soon after birth.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Herrera Beutler faces two challengers in the 3rd Congressional District
Political experience: Appointed in 2007 to serve as state representative for Washington's 18th Legislative District, and elected in 2008.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Erie Times News
In Brief: Indiana teen pilot dies in crash
An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight has died in a crash over the Pacific Ocean, a family spokeswoman said Wednesday.