| May 3, 2012
| 10:12 PM
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...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:43 PM
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...
| May 10, 2012
| 6:19 PM
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...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:02 PM
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...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:36 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:38 AM
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'...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 1:22 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:00 PM
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...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 11:04 AM
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...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 6:49 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:28 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:49 AM
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...