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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) provides climate costs talking points

Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray discuss their initial meeting at the U.S. Capitol Oct. 17, 2013 in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, The Washington Post Company, Global Warming, Washington Post, Publishing

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Washington lawmaker kicks off Republicans' "War for Women"

With polls giving an advantage to Democrats among female voters, House Republicans are launching what they call a "War for Women" with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., taking centerstage.

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

HeraldNet

Washington senators push to keep Ex-Im Bank

Washington's U.S. Senators - Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray - have joined onto proposed legislation to give the U.S. Export-Import Bank another five years of life.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Washington, Senator Joe Manchin, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican

Wenatchee World

Inslee seeks support for more fire money

Gov. Jay Inslee and Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark are asking Washington state's congressional delegation for their support in seeking additional money that could be used for fighting wildfires.

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Sen. Hagan pushes paid family leave

Jeannine Sato of North Carolina didn't have paid leave, but figured she'd be covered for unpaid maternity leave under federal law when she had her first child.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Morrisville, NC

Business Wire

Airline Trade Groups File Lawsuit Against TSA to Protect Customers from Higher Taxes

The petition asserts that the TSA is improperly collecting fees by both exceeding a per-passenger limit and collecting taxes for trips that originate overseas.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Las Vegas Herald

Reid VA hospital failing to fill promise

From left, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., hold a news conference after their effort to proceed on the Protect Womens Health From Corporate Interference Act, was thwarted, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

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

Star Tribune

Delay on carbon rule could cost billions

Failing to adequately reduce the carbon pollution that contributes to climate change could cost the U.S. economy $150 billion a year, said an analysis by the White House Council of Economic Advisers released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Columbian

Senators: Obama must be consistent on pot

Mike Boyd shows off the marijuana he bought after being the first in line to legally purchase it at Spokane Green Leaf on July 8 in Spokane.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Washington, Senator Mark Udall

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Delay dealing with climate change and it will cost us - big time

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Big Oil and coal companies have delivered dire but non-specific warnings about the costs of such measures as reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, and raising mileage standards for new SUV's.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives

The Hill

Senate panel brings climate debate into budget talks

The climate change debate found a new arena on Tuesday: The Senate Budget Committee.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Ron Johnson, Republican

TaxVox

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Inversions?

How do you catch a tax and pin it down? Can governments make corporations " stay and listen to all they say ?" Treasury Secretary Jack Lew in his Washington Post op-ed called on Congress to immediately stop corporations from lowering taxes by incorporating overseas.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

National Journal

Cathy McMorris Rodgers Expects Export-Import Bank to Be Reauthorized

When Congress returns from its August recess in early September, members will have just a few legislative days to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, the entity responsible for providing loans to American businesses to help them sell their products around the globe.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, Jay Inslee, Democrat

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Deseret News

Colorado, Washington senators seek uniform US guidelines on recreational pot

Spurred by the recent Interior Department decision to block the use of federal irrigation water to cultivate marijuana, the four U.S. senators from Washington and Colorado want the White House to direct federal agencies to adopt uniform guidelines impacting recreational pot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, Senator Michael Bennet, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Prison

The Wichita Eagle

Capitol Hill negotiators unveil deal to fix the VA

House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., joined by Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Monday, July 28, 2014, about a bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care.

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Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

TaxVox

The "Helping Working Families Afford Child Care Act" Would Help,...

The Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit does not work for low-income families. It fails on three counts - the credit is nonrefundable, covers only a portion of expenses, and comes long after expenses have been incurred.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Barbara Boxer, Tax

Sun Jul 27, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Collins working to improve oil-train safety

Women attend a church service in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, July 6, on the first anniversary of a train derailment that killed 47 people.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rangeley, ME, New Vineyard, ME, Phillips, ME, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

USDA will continue to use Paterson field

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is moving forward with proposed changes at its Prosser Agricultural Research Service lab, but expects to keep using the research acreage.

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Related Topix: Prosser, WA, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington State University, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Newsday

O'Brien: Three ideas from Paul Ryan's plan liberals will love

House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is pursued by reporters on the morning after a budget deal was worked out between Ryan and Senate Budget Committee Chair Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.

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

The Hill

TSA's new tax on air travelers doesn't fly

Air travel just got more expensive. Beginning this week, the basic tax consumers pay to the Transportation Security Administration rose for all air travelers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Paul Ryan

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