MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2016
FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2016
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2016
Tue., Sept. 20, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
U.S. Senate candidates debate in Spokane next month.
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016
Fri., July 29, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
The entire Washington congressional delegation sent the Air Force secretary a letter promoting Fairchild as the next home for the new KC-46A tanker.
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016
Wed., April 13, 2016, 4:55 p.m.
Will pressure from folks back home prompt Senate Republican leaders to give Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland a hearing? Sen. Patty Murray thinks it might.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13, 2016
FRIDAY, JAN. 8, 2016
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18, 2015
SATURDAY, OCT. 24, 2015
Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 6:11 p.m.
Independent candidates often are tilting at windmills. How much coverage do they deserve?
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 21, 2015
SATURDAY, OCT. 17, 2015
SATURDAY, SEPT. 5, 2015
Sat., Sept. 5, 2015, 6:49 p.m.
Labor Day weekend is the point in the calendar when average folks start paying attention to this year’s elections. It’s also the point when political junkies start getting serious about next year’s elections.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2015
TUESDAY, AUG. 25, 2015
Tue., Aug. 25, 2015, 11:46 a.m.
The Washington senator joins 28 other Democrats saying they'll support a nuclear deal with Iran brokered by the Obama administration.
FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
FRIDAY, JAN. 9, 2015
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20, 2014
Wed., Aug. 20, 2014, 4:31 p.m.
SEATTLE – As she pushed for more graduate-level physician training in the region, Sen. Patty Murray did her best Wednesday to steer clear of the controversy over who should operate the fledgling medical school in Spokane. Murray, who has introduced legislation to extend federal money...
THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
Thu., July 24, 2014, 2:12 p.m.
Sen. Patty Murray tells the Senate some of the details of the wildfires in Central and Eastern Washington, makes pitch for emergency aid to move through.
TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014
Tue., June 17, 2014, 10:04 a.m.
The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly confirmed Salvador Mendoza Jr. for the federal district court in Eastern Washington. Mendoza is currently a Benton and Franklin County Superior Court judge. The son of migrant farm workers, he will be the first Latino federal judge for the Washington's Eastern...
FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014
MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014
Mon., March 10, 2014, 4:06 p.m.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate is pulling an all-nighter. More than two dozen senators will take turns speaking from tonight through tomorrow morning to drum up support for legislation to address climate change. Technically it's not a filibuster, since the senators aren't delaying a vote...
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
Wed., March 5, 2014, 10:05 a.m.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Patty Murray continued her criticism of President Obama's proposed cuts for cleanup of waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, taking his budget director to task at a hearing of the Senate Budget Committee which she leads. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Office of Management...
FRIDAY, JAN. 10, 2014
Fri., Jan. 10, 2014, 1:35 p.m.
Photo courtesy of Sen. Patty Murray's office. Russell Wilson has been the key to the Seahawks' success this season. But he has also had a role in something a bit bigger -- the agreement on the federal budget worked out by Sen. Patty Murray of...
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