Wednesday Jul 23
Twenty Palestinians Killed for Every One Israeli
Some recent media coverage has treated the latest flare-up between Israelis and Palestinians as a tit-for-tat battle : a kidnapping for a kidnapping , an air strike for a rocket .
Wednesday Jul 23
Takano introduces Social Security fix for gay couples
A gay California Democrat introduced in the U.S. House on Wednesday legislation that would ensure married gay couples would be able to receive Social Security benefits wherever they live in the United States.
Wednesday Jul 23
Glimmers of healthcare politics at meeting of Western Washington docs
Obamacare critic Kshama Sawant spoke at the annual meeting of Western Washington Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program The Western Washington Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program, which advocates for a universal, comprehensive single-payer national health program, held its annual public meeting last Saturday evening at ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Cybercast News Service
Lou Pelletier carries his 16-year-old daughter, Justina, into the family's West Hartford, CT home after winning a 16-month legal battle with child welfare officials in Massachusetts.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
13 candidates seek open Washington House seat
A rare open U.S. House seat in central Washington has exposed deep divisions within the GOP, with Main Street Republicans pitted against arch-conservative candidates in the run up to the Aug. 5 primary.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Justina Pelletier Goes To D.C. To Lobby For Research Bill
Pelletier , 16, spent 16 months at the center of a widely publicized custody battle between her family and the State of Massachusetts.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The George Towner
Claudine Sorel, Rep. Jim McDermott and Hannah Yelland.
Will on the Hill, the Shakespeare Theatre Company's annual bipartisan comedic event, took over Sidney Harman Hall June 17 with special guest actors Nicholas Bruder, Harry Hamlin and Hannah Yelland alongside a host of familiar faces from the halls of Congress and other Washington luminaries.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Washington Post
Driving a Mercedes, taking a bus -- poverty has many faces
The children of Tianna Gaines-Turner are pictured during one of the two times the family was homeless.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Editorial: The Times recommends to return Reps. Jim McDermott and Adam Smith to Congress
Re-elect incumbent Reps. Jim McDermott in the 7th Congressional District and Adam Smith in the 9th Congressional District.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Boehner-McDermott feud reawakened by anti-Obama lawsuit
In the first-ever occasion when one member of Congress took another to court, Boehner sued Washington Rep. Jim McDermott for leaking to The New York Times the embarrassing tape of a phone conversation between House Republican leaders.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Northwest Asian Weekly
Welcome, new Americans
From left, Kyung Ku Lee, Jedy Gillespie, Swaraj Pandey, and Jingying Lu are sworn in as naturalized U.S. citizens.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The News Tribune
Smith, three challengers vie for 9th Congressional District seat
Prior experience: First elected in 1996, Smith now is the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
30th Annual Naturalization Ceremony at Seattle Center
Ethnic Heritage Council hosts the 30th Annual Naturalization Ceremony, where over 425 candidates from more than 75 countries will be sworn in by The Honorable Richard C. Tallman, U.S. Circuit Court Judge, as new citizens of the United States of America.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
"Justina's Law" Introduced to Protect Wards of State
The plight of Justina Pelletier, a Connecticut teenager taken from her parents because physicians disagreed about her diagnosis, is a tragic web of events.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Hobby Lobby: McMorris Rodgers loves decision, Murray vows to mitigate
The U.S. Supreme Court's Burwell v. Hobby Lobby decision, giving privately held companies the right to deny contraceptive coverage to employees, evoked polar-opposite reactions from two Washington lawmakers holding leadership positions in their parties.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Lawmakers aim curb medical research on foster children with 'Justina's Law'
In the wake of the Justina Pelletier custody saga, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers have introduced a bill to limit federal funding for medical research involving foster children.