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Sunday | Seattle Times

Taxpayers help workers plug into new job world

He has worked with disabled group-home residents in Iowa, sold financial investments in Chicago, was an account executive for several Seattle software and data firms and - thanks to a chance encounter with a boat captain at the Ballard Locks - fished for Alaskan crab in the Bering Sea.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Opportunity, WA, Moses Lake, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Raw Story

MSNBC's Chris Hayes challenges senators who harassed Kirsten Gillibrand to come forward

MSNBC Chris Hayes called out the lawmakers who allegedly harassed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to reveal themselves during a panel discussion on Friday regarding the culture of sexual harassment permeating the Capitol, which he called the "worst-kept secret in Washington."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Journalism

Switched

Harry Reid's College To Drop Name From Campus Building

A University that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid attended is dropping the powerful senator's name from a campus building after school officials said it caused branding issues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Dianne Feinstein

The Washington Post

Why Kirsten Gillibranda s story didna t surprise any woman on Capitol Hill

The buzz over a new book by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand this week has been all about her revelation that some of her male colleagues seem to have a fixation about her weight.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Barbara Boxer, Sports

Thu Aug 28, 2014

HeraldNet

In Our View/Glines Canyon Dam: Hope, renewal on the Elwha

At 4:12 p.m. Tuesday, a blast pulverized the last 30 feet of the Glines Canyon Dam, along with the dam's apron The Elwha Dam, only a few miles south of the river's mouth, was taken down two years ago.

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Related Topix: Olympic National Park, US National Parks, Port Angeles, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

GOP poll: Women 'barely receptive' to Republican policies

Two powerful, male-led Republican "SuperPACs" commissioned a major poll on what women think of the party and its candidates, and were rewarded with dismal results.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Karl Rove, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Biden in secret meet-and-greet with DelBene donors

Vice President Joe Biden has been kept under wraps during Seattle visits, never more than on May 29 when he held a private meet-and-greet and photo shoot at Boeing Field with donors to the re-election campaign of U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, 2012 Presidential Election, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, US Senate

The Columbian

Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

Some people in California heard an alert seconds before the Napa earthquake reached them.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California

North King County

Sen. Patty Murray statement on President's Executive Actions

Today, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray , a senior member of the Senate Committee on Veteran' Affairs, released the following statement after President Barack Obama announced executive actions to help servicemembers, veterans and their families.

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

KHQ-TV Spokane

California quake warning system not in Washington

Some people in California heard an alert seconds before the Napa earthquake reached them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

City Pages

MNGOP feigns outrage over lame Al Franken cone boob video

In April, then-U.S. Senate hopeful Julianne Ortman , distributed an absurd petition calling for Al Franken to apologize for a secretly recorded 2012 video showing him joking around in an Arizona driveway with traffic cones.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Blog News, US Supreme Court, Maria Cantwell

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Outside spending skyrockets in 2014 campaign for Congress

Outside groups, often funded by big donors who hide their identities, have spent nearly $180 million in 2014 races for the U.S. Senate and House, in a mid-term election whose fall campaign is just getting underway.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeff Merkley, Senator Mark Begich, Republican, Mitch McConnell

NOLA.com

So-called "War on Women" shouldn't help Senate Democrats: James Varney/links

From left, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., chair of the Senate Budget Committee, and Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., speak to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Harry Reid, Mary Landrieu, Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sens. Murray and Cantwell 'undeserving bimbos.' GOP House candidate says

Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., occasionally play on the national stage, where they have drawn the attention of a blogger who dubs himself "Mr. Conservative" and is a Republican nominee for Congress in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat, 2008 Presidential Election, George Bush

The Motley Fool

Social Security: The Surprising Push to Make Your Benefits Bigger

For years, Social Security has faced a looming financial crisis that has future recipients fearful that they'll have to accept smaller monthly payments than they'd hoped.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, John Larson, US House of Representatives, Financial Markets

WFAA-TV Dallas

Mud, slides close roads, trap motorists in Wash.

Thunderstorms dropped heavy rain on areas of north-central Washington hard-hit by wildfires this summer, triggering flash floods and mud slides Thursday night that damaged some homes, blocked portions of at least three highways and stranded some motorists, officials said.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Doc Hastings, Okanogan County, WA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Seattle Times

Lawmakers: FEMA should reconsider aid denial for Washington wildfire victims

Four members of Congress from Washington state are urging the federal government to reverse last week's decision to deny direct assistance to families affected by wildfires that scorched the state for nearly a month beginning July 14. In a letter to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency , Democratic Sens. Patty Murray and Maria ... (more)

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, Jay Inslee, Democrat, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

National Journal

Election Uncertainty Complicates Budget Decisions

With Republicans thinking they have a good shot at winning the Senate, some want all 2015 spending issues to be pushed into the next Congress.

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

Politico

Ryan the Betrayer

Who doesn't remember the boyish Paul Ryan, open-collared and brimming with confidence, coming down the gangplank from the USS Wisconsin as Mitt Romney introduced him to the nation as his running mate? He was the conservative hope, the author of the Ryan budget, the stick-it-to-the-big-spending-liberals guy no matter the political cost.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Rand Paul, Democrat

Business Journal

Can't find a doctor in your hometown? Sen. Murray wants to help

Sen. Patty Murray , D-Wash., is making the rounds in her home state, meeting with local healthcare leaders to promote legislation that would help train 1,500 primary care doctors to help treat people in underserved communities in the U.S. Murray is sponsoring the Community-Based Medical Education Act of 2014 .

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

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