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  • Sen. Murray fears a lack of speedy care for returning military

    Sen. Murray fears a lack of speedy care for returning military
    Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said Thursday “we don’t have a system that is set up” to care for all of the military members who are returning from war and that if they have problems and don’t get treated “the fallout is...
  • Patty Murray One-on-One: Senator discusses failure of 'super committee' on U.S. debt

    Patty Murray One-on-One: Senator discusses failure of 'super committee' on U.S. debt
    Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., who co-chaired the congressional bipartisan ‘Super Committee’ last fall to tackle the nation’s debt problem, remains frustrated that the effort to come up with a deficit-cutting plan failed. “I had to...
  • Obama focuses on economy, 'moving forward' in campaign speech in Seattle

    Obama focuses on economy, 'moving forward' in campaign speech in Seattle
    In a fundraising rally at Seattle's Paramount Theatre Thursday, President Barack Obama focused largely on the economy and cited the differences between himself and GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney rather than speaking at length on his recently...
  • Republicans block Senate proposal to keep student loan rates low

    Republicans block Senate proposal to keep student loan rates low
    The political battle over President Obama’s plan to keep student loan interest rates from skyrocketing escalated Tuesday as Senate Republicans blocked a Democratic proposal to tax wealthier earners to pay for it. Republicans stopped the effort...
  • Donnelly beats Mourdock to win U.S. Senate seat for Indiana

    Donnelly beats Mourdock to win U.S. Senate seat for Indiana
    Democrat Rep. Joe Donnelly beat Richard Mourdock to win the open U.S. Senate seat for Indiana, projects Fox59. The race attracted national attention, first for the defeat of sitting Sen. Richard Lugar in the GOP primary and then when Mourdock said...
  • Convention speaker lineups show both parties want women vote

    Convention speaker lineups show both parties want women vote
    When first lady Michelle Obama took the stage Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention, she told the kind of tale about President Barack Obama that only a wife can. She told of the profound impact of watching his grandmother and single mother'...
  • Paycheck Fairness Act fails to pass Senate

    Paycheck Fairness Act fails to pass Senate
    The Paycheck Fairness Act once again did not pass in the Senate. The act, supported by President Obama and widely supported by Democrats, was held up in the Senate after a 52-47 vote. In a statement, Sen. Patty Murray said, "I am extremely...
  • Senate leaders reach deal on student loans, but await House GOP approval

    Senate leaders reach deal on student loans, but await House GOP approval
    The top Senate leaders from each party Tuesday indicated they had reached an agreement to extend a rate cut on student loans but were waiting to hear whether House Republicans would accept the deal. House GOP leaders are expected to discuss the issue...
  • Local politicians react to high court's healthcare ruling

    Local politicians react to high court's healthcare ruling
    Politicians in Washington State got to work Thursday responding to the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision upholding the constitutionality of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA). The high court ruled the individual mandate requiring people...
  • Sen. Patty Murray pushes to prevent military suicides

    Sen. Patty Murray pushes to prevent military suicides
    Suicide rates among members of the military have spiked in recent months.  There have been over 150 since the first of the year – a number that exceeds U.S. combat deaths in Afghanistan during the same period.  U.S. Senator Patty Murray argues that...
  • Republicans shelve Obama's, Murray's proposed Veterans Jobs Corps

    Republicans shelve Obama's, Murray's proposed Veterans Jobs Corps
    President Obama’s proposal to create a Veterans Jobs Corps to stem high unemployment among recent military veterans was shelved Wednesday after Republicans in the Senate balked over the five-year, $1 billion cost, giving both sides fresh...
  • MSNBC's Maddow blasts Toomey over failed veterans bill

    MSNBC's Maddow blasts Toomey over failed veterans bill
    Apparently MSNBC's Rachel Maddow doesn't regard Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey as a national figure. The liberal talk show host included the Republican U.S. senator among four lawmakers she said are anonymous to most Americans but should be held responsible...