“The problem is not the Republican Party per se. The problem is this particular group that has gone kind off the rails”
Obama on Tuesday was starting a three-day West Coast trip, scheduled to attend at least five fundraising events in Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles less than four months ahead of midterm elections that could change Washington’s balance of power.
Republicans are hoping to win the Senate seat held by Max Baucus for six terms.
Rep. Mike Simpson fended off a conservative challenger who drew early support from anti-tax advocates.
Democrats are promoting the national minimum wage proposal.
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
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.
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.
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.
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.