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  1. Murray, Cantwell join Hanford causeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Washington's U.S. senators have added their voices to the calls for the Department of Energy to protect Hanford tank farm workers from chemical vapors. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and Rep. Adam Smith, all Washington Democrats, sent a letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Friday urging DOE to improve the working conditions for Hanford workers.

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  2. Murray, Cantwell, Smith Call on Dept. of Energy to Take Action to Protect Hanford WorkersRead the original story

    Friday | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and U.S. Representative Adam Smith sent a letter to Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz calling on him to take immediate action to protect the workforce at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation by implementing the recommendations of the Hanford Tank Vapor Assessment Report without delay. After multiple instances since March of workers experiencing chemical vapor exposures in or near the tank farms, Sens. Murray and Cantwell and Rep. Smith have engaged with all levels of DOE, its contractor, and constituents to determine the reason for the exposures, their impact, and the precautions necessary to protect the workforce.

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  3. McMorris Rodgers: Blocks vote but blasts President for going it aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... immigration reform ... and yet the Republicans continue to sit on it and won't give us a vote," said Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., senior member of Washington's congressional delegation. Immigration reform, along the lines of the Senate bill, would ...

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  4. Immigrants in Wash. wait for Obama's decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Boehner and the House Republicans accountable for the complete unwillingness to act on this issue," said Rep. Adam Smith , D-Tacoma. However, after the president's speech, Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers echoed the GOP's critique of Obama's ...

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  5. Local immigrants wait for Obama's decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | KOMO News

    ... to exercise discretion on who they deport. They already do that. They just don't do it enough," said Rep. Adam Smith, a Democrat from Tacoma. The president is also expected to expand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which Obama ...

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  6. Immigrant rights backers rally to Obam's plan in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... W. Bush. The only "permanent solution" is for Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform, U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., told the Federal Building rally. It is "an absolute shame," he added, that leaders in the Republican-run House of ...

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  7. Immigration Rally in Seattle: - We Dream of a Life Without Fear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Seattle Weekly

    Hours before President Obama was to reveal plans Thursday evening to shield up to five million undocumented workers from deportation, dozens of people gathered outside the downtown Federal Building, including Mayor Ed Murray and U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, to implore the president to push even harder to reform a broken immigration system. The package of reforms Obama is expected to put into force by executive action would positively impact about 80,000 undocumented people living in Washington State.

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  8. Drug BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Slate Magazine

    ... us, both of these assumptions are questionable. The market's invisible hand works until it doesn't, and then, as Adam Smith wrote in The Wealth of Nations , we are left with conditions of market failure when supply doesn't meet demand. In the ...

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  9. JBLM still could lose 11,000 more soldiers in updated Army planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Stars and Stripes

    ... requirements. We've been very supportive of (JBLM). It's just a matter of the cuts are the cuts," said U.S. Rep. Adam Smith of Bellevue, the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. The Army has not pinpointed exactly how many ...

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  10. The Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Elginism

    A new bill in the House of Representatives in the USA aims to limit ISIS funding, by prohibiting the import of Syrian antiquities. Various studies have indicated that the trade in looted artefacts has played a key role in ISIS's funding in recent months.

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  11. Few eager to tackle military force legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Politico

    ... Congress gets around to it," Kaine said Wednesday at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Rep. Adam Smith of Washington state, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, slammed Republicans' "incessant call" for U.S. ...

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  12. Stephen Hadley Looks Back on 9/11, Iraq, and AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | CFR.org

    ... advisor to President George W. Bush, joins CNN's global affairs correspondent, Elise Labott, to... Representative Adam Smith, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, discusses the evolving situation in the Middle East and... ...

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  13. Dempsey Outlines Scenario for U.S. Combat Troops in IraqRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Foreign Policy

    ... and many of the American people, concerned that we are signing up for the War in Iraq all over again," said Rep. Adam Smith, the leading Democrat on the committee, in his opening statement. "We should be clear that what we are doing is not a repeat ...

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  14. Obama withdraws controversial Navy nominee - Hagel, Dempsey on the...Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Politico

    ... about the dangers of another land war in the Middle East," says Mike Amato, a spokesman for HASC top Democrat Adam Smith of Washington state. "Republicans continue to call for U.S. combat boots on the ground in a combat role. I think most of [the] ...

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  15. General Election wrap upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Mercer Island Reporter

    ... is 2,000 votes and less than one-half of a percentage point. Congressional District No. 9 U.S. Representative Adam Smith was re-elected. Smith, a Democrat, is leading his opponent, Republican Doug Basler, 70.81 percent to 29.03 percent. We encourage ...

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  16. "Independent" redistricting panel gave us incumbent protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... straddling King and Snohomish counties, was created as a "swing" district. Hard to imagine, in that U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., has tended it so carefully as to ward off any significant challenge. The 9th was redrawn in 2011 as a ...

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  17. CREW staffer jumps to government agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Hill

    ... group's Rethink Afghanistan and War Costs projects. He also spent five years on Capitol Hill, working for Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.), former Rep. Charlie Stenholm (D-Texas), Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), and at the national office of ...

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  18. ELECTION 2014: Jayapal to replace Kline, incumbents rule other racesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | PNW Local News

    ... Maxwell as state representative, was beating Republican Bill Stinson with 62 percent of the vote. U.S. Rep. Adam Smith has easily won a 10th term in the U.S. House of Representatives where he represents the Ninth District, which includes much of ...

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  19. Congressman Adam Smith takes lead in general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Federal Way Mirror

    In the Congressional District No. 9 race, incumbent U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, a Democrat, takes the lead against his Republican challenger Doug Basler.

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  20. Corley defeats Berry in District 84 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Aiken Standard

    Republican candidate Chris Corley defeated Democrat Rosie Berry in the general election and will begin his term in the S.C. House District 84 seat in January after the retirement of S.C. Rep. Roland Smith, R-Warrenville. A resident of Graniteville, Corley received 64.39 percent of the votes from 23 of the 25 precincts that carried the District 84 race on their ballots.

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