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3 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Sen. Patty Murray Cuts Ribbon at Walla Walla VA Outpatient Clinic

Since being scheduled for closure in 2004, Senator Patty Murray, veterans and other community leaders have been working to save the Walla Walla VA Outpatient Clinic.

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

Reuters

U.S. highway construction fund could run dry by late August -DOT

The main source of federal funds for U.S. highway construction and repair will run dry by the end of August unless Congress acts to replenish it or bolster its fuel-tax funding mechanism, the Department of Transportation said on Tuesday.

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

The News Tribune

Lincoln High teacher Nathan Gibbs-Bowling named one of America's top teachers

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray delivered the surprise announcement in front of an all-school assembly Tuesday morning at Lincoln High School: Nathan Gibbs-Bowling was named one of the nation's top teachers, receiving a $25,000 Milken Educator Award.

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

The News Tribune

Military caregivers getting assistance as awareness of their struggle grows

Facing homelessness, Pam Busenius gave her Iraq War veteran husband an ultimatum: Call the Department of Veterans Affairs and get help for post-traumatic stress disorder, or Pam would take their two kids and leave him.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Suquamish, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Tri-Cities Airport gets $6 million federal grant

The Federal Aviation Administration grant will help the port pay for a $43.7 million project to double the size of the Tri-Cities Airport terminal.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Forbes.com

Congress Fiddles While Bridges Crumble

It isn't news that congressional Democrats and Republicans have agreed to spend the time between now and the November elections messaging, rather than legislating.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

National Public Radio

Outdated Tax Code Gives Some Working Spouses A Bad Deal

Women today are nearly half the workforce, and two-income couples are the norm. But the U.S. tax code? It's straight out of Ozzie and Harriet .

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

The Spokesman-Review

Editorial: Feds must quickly fix oil-by-rail regulations - Sun, 13 Apr 2014 PST

U.S. Secretary of Energy Anthony Foxx testified last week that efforts to assure the safe transport of oil by rail are making progress.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Spokane, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

News Max

Rand Paul: Ryan's 10-Year-Budget Plan Fudges Numbers

Sen. Rand Paul says he won't vote for Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan that passed with a divided vote in the House earlier this week, as it includes "a little bit of fudging on the numbers" to reach a balanced budget within the next decade.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Ron Paul, Kentucky, Democrat

The Oregonian

Food stamps: Washington sidesteps farm bill cuts; U.S. House passes budget with proposed cuts

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says the state will also avoid food stamp cuts included in the February farm bill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Washington, Washington Government, US Governors, Republican, Paul Ryan

Daily Kos

More misleading emails from the Conserva-dem in the Hawai'i Senate Race

Colleen Hanabusa, who refuses to sign the Grayson-Takano letter , is now accusing incumbent progressive Senator Brian Schatz of voting for the 2013 budget that, in her words, "slashed Social Security".

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Democrat, Social Security, Personal Finance, Republican, Paul Ryan, US Senate

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Senator Patty Murray blasts Republicans for blocking equal pay bill

According to the Institute for Women's Policy Research, women earn only 77 cents for every dollar earned by men.

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

Marysville Globe

Crews continue work at Oso mudslide

Another week of steady incremental progress in recovery work at the site of the Oso mudslide was highlighted by President Barack Obama confirming reports from Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene and U.S. senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell that he will visit the scene of the mudslide on April 22. "On Tuesday, April 22, President Obama ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, US Senate

KHQ-TV Spokane

Regional Headlines: Former Griz Battles Cancer; Voter Fraud; Greigo...

Former Griz Football Player Battles Cancer - A former Griz football player prepares to take on different kind of physical challenge, after learning he has cancer.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Everett, WA

Air Force Times

White House unveils expanded support for military, vets' caregivers

The White House continued its focus on veterans and military families by announcing new programs Friday to expand support and services available to those who care for injured or ill troops.

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Related Topix: US News, Michelle Obama, US Politics, Elizabeth Dole, US Senate, Republican, Joe Biden, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

Breitbart.com

Sebelius Replacement's History of Stonewalling Congress

President Obama's pick to replace Kathleen Sebelius atop the Department of Health and Human Services has developed a knack for dodging questions about government activities.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Seattle Times

U.S. Sen. Murray wants answers about oil-train safety

The Washington State Legislature had a chance to help protect Washington residents, and let local communities prepare for the worst.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Opinion

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