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Suzan DelBene (photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Ex-Microsoft Engineer To Challenge DelBene

A former Microsoft engineer has announced he’s challenging former Microsoft executive Rep. Suzan DelBene for her seat in Congress.

CBS Seattle–02/27/2014

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Entire Wash. Delegation Votes To Reopen Gov’t

Mike Baker, Associated Press

CBS Seattle–10/17/2013

File photo of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. (credit: MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

10 American Billionaires’ Net Worth Will Exceed Cash On Hand For Gov’t If Debt Ceiling Not Raised

Ten of America’s billionaires net worth would be more than the cash the U.S. has on hand if Congress cannot reach a resolution to raise the debt ceiling.

10/16/2013

File photo of coins. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Introducing Bill To Prevent Minting Of Trillion-Dollar Coins

There is no plan to mint trillion-dollar coins to pay the federal government’s debt, and Congressman Greg Walden wants to keep it that way.

01/07/2013

Capitol Hill

Opinion: New Beginnings

This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.

01/04/2013

Peter King

Opinion: A Terrible End To A Terrible Congress

Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.

01/04/2013

Ron Paul Holds Rally On Eve Of The Republican National Convention

Rep. Ron Paul Makes Farewell Speech To Congress [Video]

Former Presidential candidate and Texas congressman Dr. Ron Paul makes his farewell speech to Congress, grilling both Democrats and Republicans.

CBS Seattle–11/14/2012

David Petraeus (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Petraeus Must Testify On Libya

Petraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.

11/12/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Makes The Case: One-Term Limit Needed For President

President Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.

10/23/2012

Sen. Patty Murray (Getty Images)

Sen. Patty Murray’s Veterans Job Bill Shot Down By GOP

Washington Senator Patty Murray’s $1 billion jobs program that aims to put veterans back to work was voted down by senate Republicans. GOP Party leaders argued the spending for the measure violated spending limits that Congress agreed to last year.

CBS Seattle–09/20/2012

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