August 10, 2011
Carolyn Kaster photo

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, has been named co-chair of the powerful new committee that will try to come up with a bipartisan plan this fall to reduce the federal budget deficit by more than $1 trillion.

November 1, 2010 in Region
Elaine Thompson photo

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks to supporters during a stop at the Boeing machinist’s union hall Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, in Everett.