Politics

DES MOINES, IA - JUNE 12:  Democratic Presidential Nominee Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks at a campaign event at Drake University on June 12, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. Sanders, an advocate of porviding free college education to all Americans, was greeted by a standing-room-only crowd at the event.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders Brings Campaign To West Coast

SEATTLE (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is taking his presidential bid to the West Coast, with rallies planned in the coming days in Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles. During a conference call Thursday ahead […]

08/06/2015

2016 President Campaign Hopeful Ted Cruz (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him ‘Unfit’ For Presidency

It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.

03/24/2015

GOP Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate Plan

House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.

03/24/2015

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Feds Subpoena Records Pertaining To Departing Oregon Governor

Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed state records and electronic communications relating to departing Gov. John Kitzhaber, his fiancée Cylvia Hayes, and 15 others in his administration.

02/13/2015

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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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Money Starts To Flow In For Gun Initiatives

“I would imagine this will be the one of the most expensive initiative campaigns in the country because of what it symbolically stands for.”

CBS Seattle–08/18/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Two Third-Party Spending Groups Dropped $900K On Senate Race Ads

Two third-party spending groups this week announced dropping more than $900,000 for ads in the Alaska U.S. Senate race.

CBS Seattle–06/27/2014

Republicans are hoping to pick up the Senate seat that was held by Max Baucus for six terms. (Getty Images)

Montanans Set Stage For November Elections

Republicans are hoping to win the Senate seat held by Max Baucus for six terms.

06/03/2014

Rep. Mike Simpson fended off a conservative challenger; Sen. Jim Risch and Rep. Raul Labrador also won their respective GOP primaries. (Getty Images)

Simpson, Risch, Labrador Win Idaho GOP Primaries 

Rep. Mike Simpson fended off a conservative challenger who drew early support from anti-tax advocates.

05/20/2014

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Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber Says He’s Not Resigning

Newspaper editorial boards have called for Kitzhaber’s resignation over allegations that his fiance, Cylvia Hayes, used the governor’s office to land contracts for her consulting business.

02/11/2014

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