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.
Scott Admonishes Trump To Be More Careful On Racial MattersScott bluntly criticized Trump for assigning blame in a way that put white supremacist protesters on equal footing with counter-demonstrators.
Sen. Patty Murray Pushing Pentagon on PTSD ReviewU.S. Sen. Patty Murray is pushing the Pentagon to move forward with its military-wide review of how soldiers are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and other behavioral health.
WA Voters Decide Primary for Governor, Other Races Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna and Democratic former U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee are poised to advance to one of the country's most competitive governor's races as voters return their ballots Tuesday in Washington state's primary.
Baumgartner - A US Senate Candidate in a Hurry Senate hopeful Michael Baumgartner doesn't so much speak as blurt out a torrent of words. A Republican who is seeking the nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, Baumgartner, 36, is clearly a man in a hurry.
Dino Rossi Gets Sworn in as Temporary WA State Senator Dino Rossi is back in political office. This time he didn't need to run a campaign.
VP Biden Visiting WA for Campaign Fundraiser Vice President Joe Biden is visiting Washington state on Monday, July 9 for a fundraiser on behalf of Sen. Maria Cantwell.
Kerry: Diplomacy Can Still Avert Iran Crisis As President Obama finished talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Senator John Kerry says the U.S. and Israel should try to reach consensus on when Iran's nuclear program might reach the point of becoming a major threat.
WA Legislature OKs 'Tire Socks' for Snow Traction Tire socks are fabric covers that slip over wheels to give drivers better traction in the snow. They originated in Scandinavia and now they may roll on Washington highways.
Susan Powell's Parents Want New Custody Bill in WA; Ann Rule to Write Powell StoryJosh Powell's in-laws are traveling to Olympia to discuss changes in how the state handles child protection. They also plan to meet with Seattle true crime writer Ann Rule.
WA Senate One Vote Short on Gay Marriage ProposalA conservative Democrat who once opposed gay marriage now says he will support it. A half-dozen uncommitted votes remain.