Democrat With Early Lead In Key Washington Senate RaceThe Democrat took a strong lead in a state Senate race that will determine the balance of power at the Washington Capitol - and if the results hold Washington will join Oregon and California with Democratic one-party rule in both legislative chambers and the governor's office.
Surprise! How Obamacare Is Beginning To Look A Lot Like MedicaidIn a great irony, the Republicans, who promised to eliminate the Affordable Care Act and roll back Medicaid expansions, are in essence about to do the reverse – at a huge cost to the U.S. Treasury.
GOP Leader Says NRA-Backed Gun Bill Shelved IndefinitelyHouse Republican leaders offered no new legislation to tighten gun laws and said a bill on gun silencers would be shelved indefinitely.
Will The West Coast Keep Its Only GOP-Led Chamber?The Washington state Senate is the only Republican-led legislative chamber on the West Coast, but with two political newcomers vying for the seat in November will it stay that way?
Poll: Gov. Inslee Leads Republican Challenger By 9 PointsA new poll shows Washington Gov. Jay Inslee leading his Republican opponent by nine points, with about a third of voters undecided.
Republican Leads In State House Race In Federal WayEarly returns in the state's most-watched House race show Republicans on the way to picking up a seat and trimming the slim majority held by Democrats.
Bernie Sanders Brings Campaign To West Coast
Committee Picked To help Pick Federal Judges In SeattleA bipartisan committee will help select candidates for federal judgeships in Seattle.
Obama Fundraises For Dems; Demands GOP Cooperation "The problem is not the Republican Party per se. The problem is this particular group that has gone kind off the rails"
Montanans Set Stage For November ElectionsRepublicans are hoping to win the Senate seat held by Max Baucus for six terms.
Monica Wehby Wins Oregon GOP Senate PrimaryThe Portland doctor overcame revelations that an ex-husband and former boyfriend had each called police and accused her of harassment.
Simpson, Risch, Labrador Win Idaho GOP Primaries Rep. Mike Simpson fended off a conservative challenger who drew early support from anti-tax advocates.

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