| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Pennsylvania's U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is turning the big 5-0 next month and to celebrate the milestone he's having a party! To attend the soiree at the Capitol Hill wine bar, Sonoma, you just have to pay a small admission......
| Oct 25, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Rick Scott vs Alex Sink in Florida governor's debate on CNN. Full transcript....
| Aug 4, 2011
| 4:35 AM
Though Tuesday’s debt deal managed to raise the debt ceiling, which was ultimately the intended goal, it left many feeling unsatisfied. “Federal debt is still ballooning, healthcare costs are still rising, and we're nowhere close to an...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:34 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Football (the live sort, not TiVO) is almost upon us. But until that glorious day, we must contain ourselves with the sport that is politics. Here are the top-five stories you should be reading this morning: *Conflicting reports this...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 8:36 AM
Washington state's Congressional delegation is about to grow by one seat in the House of Representatives: from nine to ten.
The Census Bureau announced Washington state's population grew by 14 percent in the last ten years - thereby adding a new...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 8:22 PM
Moments after President Barak Obama finished his speech to the Joint Session of Congress on September 8, politicians in Washington state published their reactions to President Obama’s American Jobs Act.
Here are some excerpts from the statements...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:44 PM
Jennie Tolentino’s son, 24-year-old Earvin Cunanan, is in jail facing an uncertain future. At any time, he could be deported to the Philippines.
Tolentino also faces possible deportation. Like her son, she is an illegal immigrant and has lived with...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 10:51 PM
On the steps of the nation's capitol and across the country; there is heavy mix of shock and sadness. Members of Congress from from western Washington and other leaders immediately issued statements denouncing the violence and expressing concern for...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 9:56 PM
Tucson’s shooting is already having an impact in Washington D.C.
House leaders announced they're putting off the vote on repealing President Obama's health care reform law as well as all other regular House business.
They said House members need...
| May 12, 2011
| 6:14 AM
United States Representative Adam Smith (D-Wash) has declined a chance to see photos of Osama bin Laden’s body.
The CIA agreed to show classified pictures of the al Qaeda leader’s body to select members of the United States House and...
| May 25, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Meet Chris Hutchinson. He’s a socialist. Yes, it’s true. He thinks plenty is missing from today’s political discourse. There’s lots of talk about the size of government, the national deficit and repealing health care reform; there&...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Since last summer, a former Peace Corpsvolunteer from Tacoma, Washington has been wasting away in a Nicaraguan prison, wrongfully convicted of international drug trafficking, money laundering and organized crime, his supporters say.
A growing chorus of...