Agreement On New US Education Law Would Aid Washington StateU.S. Sen. Patty Murray says she has reached an agreement with her Republican counterpart on the Senate education committee to fix the federal No Child Left Behind education law.
$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation ProjectsProjects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
Incumbent McMorris Rodgers Wins 5th District BidU.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has won her re-election bid in eastern Washington's large 5th Congressional District
Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near EndGeneral Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
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.
Entire Wash. Delegation Votes To Reopen Gov't Mike Baker, Associated Press
10 American Billionaires' Net Worth Will Exceed Cash On Hand For Gov't If Debt Ceiling Not RaisedTen 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.
Lawmaker Introducing Bill To Prevent Minting Of Trillion-Dollar CoinsThere 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.
Opinion: New BeginningsThis New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here's hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.
Opinion: A Terrible End To A Terrible CongressCongress 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.
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.
Opinion: Petraeus Must Testify On LibyaPetraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.