| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Rep. Andy Harris came under fire Tuesday for an incident last summer in which an underage intern was allowed to drink alcohol at a farewell party on a veranda of the U.S. Capitol.
A spokesman for Harris, Ryan Nawrocki, confirmed that the party took place...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:35 PM
SEATTLE A Washington state county council will consider an emergency moratorium on development in areas at risk of landslides.
Dave Somers, president of the Snohomish County Council, said he'll propose a vote on the six-month ban at a council meeting...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:50 PM
OSO, Wash. Seth Jefferds doesn't know how he would be coping if not for the support of his fellow Oso firefighters and the community.
Jefferds' wife and granddaughter were among the 30 people confirmed killed in the March 22 mudslide that also...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:50 PM
WASHINGTON Citing the sharp increase in the transportation of crude oil by rail, a group told Congress on Wednesday that most of the country's fire departments lack sufficient training to respond to hazardous materials incidents.
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Criticism intensified Monday that the Obama administration is deliberately inconveniencing and potentially endangering the flying public by going ahead with threatened staffing reductions at airport air traffic towers and radar facilities, instead of...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 10:51 PM
On the steps of the nation's capitol and across the country; there is heavy mix of shock and sadness. Members of Congress from from western Washington and other leaders immediately issued statements denouncing the violence and expressing concern for...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 10:52 PM
Washington Representative Rick Larsen was in New Zealand when the earthquake hit. Q13 spoke with Larsen's mother, Yolanda Rosenbach Larsen, who confirms he is in New Zealand. The 2nd Congressional District Democrat was in Downtown Christchurch Monday,...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 8:25 AM
A congressman from Washington state fired three aides on Thursday shortly after learning of their indiscreet tweets that talked of on-the-job drinking and insulted their boss.
Democratic Representative Rick Larsen fired the youthful trio -- Seth...
| Oct 7, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva For all the war councils lately at the White House -- and that "beer summit'' on the South Lawn -- the big fall basketball game on the first court promises some real stretches. President Barack Obama, who......