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4 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Halting the veteran suicide epidemic

An epidemic of veteran suicide in America cuts across generations of men and women who have served their country.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Electronic, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

8 hrs ago | Washington Post

President Obama visits town devastated by mudslide

President Obama traveled to the site of a devastating mudslide Tuesday, telling the community that America will be behind them for as long as it takes to recover.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, US Politics, John McCain, US News, Oso, WA, Darrington, WA, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, Democrat

12 hrs ago | SFGate

Obama surveys scene of sadness, death at mudslide

Marine One helicopter, carrying President Barack Obama, takes an aerial tour of Oso on Tuesda above the site of the deadly mudslide that struck the community in March.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Oso, WA, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maria Cantwell, US Senate

16 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Warren Book Hits Republicans While Going Easy on Hillary Clinton

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren accuses former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson of lying to the American people and recounts Larry Summers urging her to be an insider in her new book, "A Fighting Chance."

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Wedding, Democrat, John Edwards

Yesterday | The News Tribune

Old oil tanker cars, old regulations, new danger

Freight trains have an excellent overall safety record, which is why we don't flee at the sight of them.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Dakota Government, North Dakota, Train Disaster

Mon Apr 21, 2014

ENR-Engineering News-Record

DOD: A New Budget Sequester Would Hike, Then Cut Construction

If a new round of mandatory budget cuts hits the Dept. of Defense in fiscal year 2016, military construction spending would rise from projected 2015 levels but then fall in 2017, the Pentagon has predicted.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Bellingham Herald

HIKING: Mountain lookout protected by new law

Legislation protecting the Green Mountain Lookout in Snohomish County was signed into law by President Barack Obama on Monday.

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Related Topix: Snohomish County, WA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Snoqualmie, WA, Rick Larsen, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, US Senate

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Seattle Gay News

U.S. Senator Patty Murray discusses anti-bullying bill with UW students

Murray, working with Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin, introduced the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act on March 27. The bill would require all colleges and universities that receive federal funding in any form - in short, almost all institutions of higher education in the United States - to develop anti-bullying policies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of Washington, Senator Tammy Baldwin, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, University of Houston, Arizona State University

Seattle Times

Wellness visits to struggling parents face budget cuts

In October 2008, the Kent mother gave birth to a son by emergency C-section. The boy required heart surgery at age 6 months and today breathes with the aid of a machine.

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Related Topix: Kent, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Motherhood, Family, Kids, Healthcare Law, Law

Reason Foundation

Finding a Sustainable Highway Funding Source Part I

The U.S. highway trust fund is scheduled to "run dry" by August. Washington policymakers are doing their best to attract media attention in hopes that it will inspire Congress to find money from somewhere.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Tri-cityherald.com

Murray, Hastings call for action on Columbia River Treaty

U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Pasco, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, leads a Congressional field hearing about the Columbia River Treaty at Pasco City Hall in this Dec. 9 file photo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Pasco, WA, Peter DeFazio, Democrat, US Senate

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Washington Blade

Russian professor pressured to resign after U.S. trip

Oleg Kluenkov and Lyudmila Romodina of the Russian LGBT advocacy group Rakurs in D.C. on Nov. 8, 2013.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, US Politics, Democrat, Activism, Portland, ME

The Washington Post

What would a Mitch McConnell-led Senate look like?

It's no secret that Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell don't like one another.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Sports

Courier News

Provide caregivers with the help they need

There are many programs within the VA Healthcare System to help our veterans with basic health care needs or more serious health problems.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Tax Foundation

Why Many People are Wrong about Executive Pay and the Corporate Tax Code

We recently outlined a bill introduced by Senator Patty Murray , which would expand the EITC and pay for it in part by further limiting the deduction for executive compensation.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

KUOW-FM Seattle

Tacoma Teacher Wins Milken Educator Award

Ecstatic students swarmed Nathan Gibbs-Bowling seconds after he heard Senator Patty Murray announce that he is the 2013-14 Milken Educator Award winner for the state of Washington.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Journal of the San Juans

Tug-of-war over Navy jet noise aired in D.C.

As the Navy moves toward preparing an environmental impact statement to justify its continued training and testing of a growing fleet of jet aircraft at two airfields on Whidbey Island, San Juan and Lopez islanders living within easy earshot of NAS Whidbey are raising their voices to express concerns about their quality of life .

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Lopez, PA, us Travel, Travel, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat

KNDU

President signs bill protecting Wash. landmark

Members of Washington's congressional delegation say President Obama has signed legislation protecting the popular Green Mountain Lookout in the Glacier Peak Wilderness.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, Rick Larsen, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene

Pasadena Star-News

New FAA rules stopping Mt. SAC students from getting jobs as air traffic controllers

Veteran Chris Schneider worked as an air traffic controller in the Air Force. He went back to school and earned a degree in aviation science from Mt.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Military, US Air Force, Transportation, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Tri-cityherald.com

Murray visits Walla Walla VA facility

The Walla Walla VA Medical Center went from being scheduled for closure to opening a $71.4 million outpatient clinic in less than a decade.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

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