| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Happy Father's Day …
In over two decades in politics, my least favorite political type was the unabashed "hot dog," that media-seeking missile who would happily sell his grandmother for a 30-second hit on the evening news. The most dangerous...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:00 AM
A Johns Hopkins bioethicist joined other government and health officials in calling on the U.S. Congress to do more to protect doctors in war zones such as Syria.
In recent remarks to Congress, Leonard Rubenstein, a bioethicist at Johns Hopkins Berman...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:14 AM
A group of Democratic U.S. House representatives has asked Republican Rep. Dave Camp, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, to hold hearings to find new ways to fund the Federal Highway Trust Fund program. That fund provides federal matching...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:08 AM
WASHINGTON -- As Congress readied for a new battle over raising the debt limit, Sen. Barbara Boxer announced legislation that would prevent lawmakers from being paid if they did not increase the nation's borrowing authority.
"It is an American value...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:07 AM
Former Democratic Congressman Jay Inslee and state Attorney General Rob McKenna won the top two spots in Washington's gubernatorial primary election Tuesday and will face off in November in what is expected to be one of the closest races for governor in...
| May 9, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Same-sex marriage was signed into law in Washington earlier this year, and will be on the ballot in November. Wednesday, local politicians reacted to President Barack Obama's announcement that he supports same-sex marriage. Here is a collection of their...
| May 10, 2012
| 3:23 PM
2012 Grammies on the Hill
DC HS coverage of Grammies on the Hill with 5 time grammy winner Jimmy Jam, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), grammy nominated artist Paul Wall, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA), and NBC's Luke Russert.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 10:43 PM
Snohomish County Councilman John Koster said Thursday he plans to call Democrat Suzan DelBene on Friday to concede the race for the congressional seat in the redrawn 1st District that runs from Redmond north to the Canadian border.
As of 10:26 p.m....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Update: According to unofficial election results from the Division of Elections, longtime Alaska Congressman Don Young will return to the D.C. for his 21st term – marking over 40 years in office.
It was essentially no contest with Republican Don...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:51 PM
State office candidates rushed to file for this year’s primary elections Friday, producing several surprises before a 5 p.m. filing deadline.
Fifty-nine of the state Legislature’s 60 seats -- all 40 House seats and 19 of 20 Senate seats...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 12:45 PM
10th Anniversary "Will on the Hill" Benefit
with Eleanor Holmes Norton (D -DC), West Wing actor Richard Schiff, Veanne Cox - Tony Award Nominee, Major Garrett - Congressional Correspondent for National Journal, Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD),...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A Palm Springs man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly making death threats against a Seattle congressman. Charles Turner Habermann, 32, allegedly made two expletive-laden threatening phone calls Dec. 9 to the Seattle office of U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott...