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Q13 FOX News Online & ReutersFormer Washington State Governor and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is the U.S.’s new ambassador to China. The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Locke, sending to Beijing an envoy who has said he would press for greater access to Chinese markets. The...
Tags: Elections, China, Diplomacy, Government, Executive Branch
Q13 FOX News ReporterDespite an estimated increase of 5,700 jobs last month, Washington's unemployment rate in July remained unchanged at 9.3 percent, according to the state Employment Security Department. Economists point out that the state has added jobs for 11 straight...
Q13 FOX News ReporterMary Corkhill-Kirkland remembers her son Derrick as a young man who loved to make people laugh, and who cherished his daughter, but after his second deployment to Iraq that all changed. “I know he had to kill some people there and I know that...
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The official name for the group of 12 U.S. House and Senate members charged with finding “at least” $1.5 trillion in cuts to the federal deficit by Thanksgiving is the Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction. Unofficially, the group usually is called the...
The biggest activity in Washington between now and Thanksgiving is the focus on the so-called “super committee,” those 12 Democrats and Republicans charged with reducing the deficit by $1.5 trillion over the next 10 years. Lobbyists,...
Q13 FOX News OnlineMoments 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...
Pity the poor "super committee." Congress' special task force on the deficit already had a mission that looked nearly impossible: producing a plan to reduce the federal government's fiscal gap by $1.2 trillion over 10 years. And then the job got harder....
CNNFormer Bush White House aide Scott Stanzel is flirting with a Republican Senate bid in Washington state to take on incumbent Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell in the 2012 election. Despite his years of service inside the beltway, Stanzel said the economic...
Q13 FOX News OnlineFormer Washington State Governor Albert D. Rosellini has died, the Seattle Times reported Monday. Rosellini was born in Tacoma January 21, 1910. He studied law at the University of Washington and was elected as a Democrat to the state senate in 1938....
Q13 FOX News reporterJennie 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...
Q13 FOX News Online & CNNWashington’s Sen. Patty Murray was named as the Senate Democratic co-chair of the congressional “super committee” charged with crafting a plan to cut the U.S. deficit, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Tuesday. Reid said...
Washington BureauThe co-chairs of the congressional "super committee" seemed doubtful the panel would reach a deficit-reduction accord by Monday's deadline, each blaming the other party's unwillingness to budge on the contentious issues of taxes and entitlement spending....
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