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House Passes ‘No Welfare For Weed’ Bill

Bill would make it harder for people to use government benefit payments to buy marijuana in states where the drug is legal.

09/16/2014

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2 Candidates From Republican Party Will Face Off In General Election For House Seat For First Time In Washington History

For the first time in Washington history, two candidates from the same party will face off in a general election for a U.S. House seat.

08/06/2014

Republican U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings is giving up the seat after 20 years (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hastings’ Seat To Be Highly Contested In Primary Election

The most closely watched race has been for Washington’s 4th Congressional District, which includes Yakima and the Tri-Cities. Republican U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings is giving up the seat after 20 years, and a dozen candidates are seeking a slot in the two-person runoff.

08/04/2014

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Ex-House Speaker Tom Foley Dies At 84

Tom Foley, the first Speaker of the House to be booted from office by his constituents since the Civil War, died Friday at the age of 84 of complications from a stroke, according to his wife, Heather.

CBS Seattle–10/18/2013

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Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney’s Sinking Ship

Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.

09/26/2012

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Norm Is Taking On The Oil Industry And Republicans On Today’s Norman Goldman Show

Today, justice is served on the oil industry; the President; Republicons; the House of Representatives; pesticides and the environment; bullies; Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman and health insurance reform! The President today called for the […]

1090 The Fan–03/29/2012

Former Vice President Al Gore (L) sits with Rep. Norm Dicks  (D-WA) during a banquet honoring Dicks at the Washington State Democratic Convention. (credit: John Froschauer/Getty Images)

Washington’s 18-term Democrat Rep. Norm Dicks Retiring

As a young man, he worked for the late Warren Magnuson, a towering figure in the U.S. Senate known for his ability to strike deals and work with his fellow Democrats as well as Republicans. Almost four decades later, Rep. Norm Dicks rose to nearly equal stature in the House, famous as a fierce advocate for his state and labor interests but still able to count opponents as friends.

03/02/2012

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Norm Takes On Taxes, House Of Representatives, And Oil Companies

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 Today, justice is served on taxes! Why do people hate paying them? You might be surprised by some of the answers in a new poll! Also, we serve justice on the […]

1090 The Fan–12/20/2011

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GOP Led House Votes To Repeal Health Care Law

The House of Representatives voted to repeal President Obama’s signature accomplishment and the single most consequential piece of legislation Democrats passed in the 111th Congress, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. With a tally […]

1090 The Fan–01/19/2011

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Kucinich: This Debate Is The Wrong Debate. A For-Profit Model Is The Wrong Model.

Speaking today on the House floor, Congressman Kucinich (D-OH) continued to build the case for a single-payer, not-for-profit health care system that would provide quality health care for all for less money than we currently […]

1090 The Fan–01/19/2011

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