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Wednesday Jul 23 | The Stranger

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 .

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wednesday Jul 23 | Washington Blade

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.

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Related Topix: Social Security, US Politics, Barbara Lee, Adam Schiff, Democrat, Xavier Becerra, Brian Higgins

Wednesday Jul 23 | Crosscut.com

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)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, University of Washington, Medicine, Nursing, Nancy Pelosi, US Senate, Edward Kennedy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cybercast News Service

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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.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Boston, MA, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Representative Karen Bass, Democrat

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KOMO News

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Democrat, Moses Lake, WA, Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Larson, Democrat, Representative Karen Bass, Representative Tom Marino

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Politics, Democrat, Education

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Seattle Times

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Adam Smith, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Tim Murphy, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Prison, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, King County, WA

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Adam Smith, US House of Representatives, Democrat, King County, WA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Prison, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, Jay Inslee, Washington

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KKLA-FM Glendale

"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.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Representative Karen Bass, Democrat

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, US Senate, Patty Murray, US Supreme Court

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Washington Times

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.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Democrat, Representative Karen Bass

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