President Barack Obama has arrived in Seattle for two political fundraisers
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.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Swooping over a terrain of great sadness and death, President Barack Obama took an aerial tour Tuesday of the place where more than three dozen people perished in a mudslide last month.
Congresswoman Suzan DelBene says President Barack Obama plans to visit the scene of Washington state’s landslide later this month.
President Barack Obama has signed an emergency declaration for Washington, ordering federal aid to supplement the state response to a deadly mudslide.
A state judge from the Tri-Cities has been nominated by President Obama to become a federal judge for Eastern Washington.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
President Barack Obama bestowed nation’s highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, of Spokane, on Monday.
President Barack Obama says the explosions at the Boston Marathon are being investigated as an act of terror, although authorities still don’t know who is responsible.