By Kelly Cohen | 11/08/13 05:32 PM
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Darrell Issa subpoenaed Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on Friday to produce documents he requested more than six months ago. Issa, a California Republican, and Sen. David Vitter, R-La., the ranking Republican...
By Manuel Valdez | 11/08/13 10:32 AM
BELLEVUE, Wash. — In an effort to keep attention on the stalled immigration reform efforts in Congress, more than 30 women were arrested at a rally inside the Washington state Republican Party headquarters in Bellevue. Among the arrested was the wife of outgoing Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn,...
By Mike Baker | 11/06/13 10:36 AM
SEATTLE — A national push to create a $15 minimum wage found a new source of momentum Tuesday as an initiative on the issue built an early lead in the airport city of SeaTac. An early vote count showed the measure carrying 54 percent of the vote. Because Washington state votes entirely by...
11/04/13 10:15 AM
SEATAC, Wash. — At first, the Rev. Jan Bolerjack couldn't figure out why the line at her church's food pantry was studded with men and women in what she described as "airline gear," uniforms they wore as baggage handlers and ramp workers at nearby Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
By Associated Press | 10/28/13 09:09 AM
TACOMA, Wash. — An Army spokesman says police have opened an investigation into a pile of military equipment dumped at a landfill in Tacoma last week.
By Associated Press | 10/28/13 09:05 AM
GRANITE FALLS, Wash. — A Granite Falls police sergeant was demoted in August after city officials discovered that he had a bogus identification card saying he was the police chief.
By Kelly Cohen | 10/24/13 05:58 PM
Better oversight of the U.S. Postal Service's fleet could allow it to pocket $17 million in savings, the agency's inspector general found.
By Sean Lengell | 10/23/13 03:57 PM
The Capitol dome, a symbol of American democracy and a world-renowned architectural icon, literally will be under wraps soon as part of an extensive two-year repair and restoration project.
By Associated Press | 10/23/13 02:43 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's health insurance marketplace reported Wednesday having received 174,000 completed applications for new coverage starting next year, accounting for a large share of initial signups nationally under the Affordable Care Act. About 500,000 applications have been...
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