Sen. Patty Murray

Republican Jumps Into Race Against Sen. Patty MurrayFormer Washington state Republican Party Chairman Chris Vance says he's running against Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, who is seeking her fifth six-year term.
Murray, Cantwell Face Changes In Next CongressNow that Republicans will control the U.S. Senate, Washington's two Democratic senators will see their roles change in the nation's capital
FEMA Rejects Washington Appeal For Wildfire Victim AidMore than 300 homes were destroyed by this summer's Washington wildfires. Last month, the governor said the cost of destroyed properties in Okanogan County alone is estimated at more than $28 million
Snohomish County To Get $7.6 Million From FEMA Payment comes as President Obama tours landslide area.
Mendoza Nominated For Federal BenchA state judge from the Tri-Cities has been nominated by President Obama to become a federal judge for Eastern Washington.
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.
Officials Seek More Info On Hanford Cleanup Plan Government regulators and watchdog groups say they want more information about a new Department of Energy proposal to speed cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Sen. Murray Eyes Top Spot On Budget CommitteeU.S. Patty Murray wants to be chairwoman of the Senate Budget Committee.