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  • Man Arrested For Threats to Rep. Jim McDermott

    Man Arrested For Threats to Rep. Jim McDermott
    A California man faces a federal charge for threatening to kill Congressman Jim McDermott.  An FBI complaint accuses Charles Habermann of calling McDermott's Seattle office and leaving profanity-laced phone messages on the voicemail.   Habermann is...
  • Local political reaction to Obama's support for same-sex marriage

    Local political reaction to Obama's support for same-sex marriage
    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...
  • DC Hot Spots - Grammies on the Hill

    DC Hot Spots - Grammies on the Hill
    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. GRAMMYs on...
  • DC Hot Spots - Will on the Hill

    DC Hot Spots - Will on the Hill
    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),...
  • Justice, 64 years later

    Justice, 64 years later
    It was a crime so improbable that many had trouble believing it could have happened at all: Three black soldiers stood accused of lynching an Italian prisoner of war, found dangling from a wire on an obstacle training course at Ft. Lawton in the middle of...
  • Hundreds Pack Health Care Town Hall At UW Just One Week Before Congress Picks Back Up The Debate

    Hundreds Pack Health Care Town Hall At UW Just One Week Before Congress Picks Back Up The Debate
    Hundreds gathered at the University of Washington Tuesday night to try and figure out what health care reform might end up looking like, just one week before Congress resumes their debate in Washington, D.C. Meany Hall was packed as Representative Jim...
  • Super: Obama gets first of the day

     
    In addition to picking up one of Edwards' delegates, Obama adds a superdelegate -- Rep. Jim McDermott of Washington. From Seattle Post-Intelligencer: "I am confident as president he will end the war in Iraq and bring our sons and......
  • Jobless rate dip: First turn in months

     
    By Jim Puzzanghera The U.S. unemployment rate dropped slightly to 9.4% in July, another indication that the deep recession is easing. The rate went down from 9.5% in June -- the first decrease since early 2008 -- despite the loss......
  • Who Obama invited to his first White House state dinner instead of you

     
    And the official toasts by India's prime minister Manmohan Singh and Obama....
  • Thousands of People Rally In Seattle For Workers' Rights And Immigration Reform

    Thousands of People Rally In Seattle For Workers' Rights And Immigration Reform
    Right now, that controversial immigration bill that the state of Arizona just passed is still in place, but, if the millions who took to the streets across the Country today have it their way it will be gone forever. One of those huge protest rallies...
  • Local "Tea Party" Founder Launches Crusade Against Health Care Bill

    Local "Tea Party" Founder Launches Crusade Against Health Care Bill
    She calls herself "Liberty Belle". She's a conservative blogger, and founder of the Seattle "Tea Party" movement. I took Liberty Belle out for a cup of... Hot Chocolate. Her real name is Keli Carender... and she's an unlikely political pot stirrer. She'...
  • House To Take Up Emergency Legislation To Extend Unemployment Benefits

    House To Take Up Emergency Legislation To Extend Unemployment Benefits
    A bill offered by Rep. Jim McDermott would help millions of jobless Americans facing the end of their unemployment benefits. The emergency legislation would provide 13 weeks of extended unemployment benefits for more than 300,000 jobless people who...