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9 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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.
12 hrs ago | HeraldNet
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The climate change debate found a new arena on Tuesday: The Senate Budget Committee.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Air travel just got more expensive. Beginning this week, the basic tax consumers pay to the Transportation Security Administration rose for all air travelers.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 07:30 pm
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