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Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., is promoting the national minimum wage proposal. (Getty Images)

Murray, DelBene Bring $10.10 Wage Fight To Seattle

Democrats are promoting the national minimum wage proposal.

02/19/2014

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

File photo of Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA).  (credit:  Alex Wong/Getty Images)

McDermott On GOP: ‘We Sit Here Until They Figure Out They F-n’ Lost’

Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) let the Republicans know how he really felt about the government shutdown still being on a stalemate by dropping an expletive.

CBS Seattle–10/07/2013

Dozens of people protesting a decades-old state tax on dance venues swayed, kicked and twirled to the rhythm of music Monday in support of a repeal being considered by lawmakers in Washington state. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Protesters Shake And Sway Away To Repeal Longtime State ‘Dance Tax’

Dozens of people protesting a decades-old state tax on dance venues swayed, kicked and twirled to the rhythm of music Monday in support of a repeal being considered by lawmakers in Washington state.

04/01/2013

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Death Penalty Foes Introduce Measure In Olympia

Republican and Democratic lawmakers against the death penalty have introduced a measure eliminating it. But they fully acknowledge that the bill won’t go anywhere this year in Olympia.

CBS Seattle–01/30/2013

Sen. Ed Murray (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Head Of State Senate Dems Wants Capital Gains Tax

The leader of the Senate Democrats in Washington state proposed a capital gains tax Friday to help add hundreds of millions of dollars to education.

CBS Seattle–01/25/2013

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State Lawmakers Begin New Session

Lawmakers returned to the Capitol Monday for a new legislative session facing a roughly $1 billion budget shortfall for the upcoming two-year budget, not counting money they will need to spend to improve funding for education.

CBS Seattle–01/14/2013

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

Liberal pundit Rachel Maddow (Photo by Ron Hoskins/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?

Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.

11/21/2012

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