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  • Tom Foley remembered at D.C. memorial service

    WASHINGTON – In a service that contrasted the state of today’s Congress with the House of Representatives Tom Foley left nearly two decades ago, past and current political leaders extolled …


  • Gentleman of the House: Former Speaker Tom Foley dies at 84

    For 30 years, Tom Foley navigated the politics of the region and the nation in the House of Representatives with a rock-solid sense of dignity and a belief that bringing …


  • They said it

    President Barack Obama said: “America has lost a legend of the United States Congress. Tom’s straightforward approach helped him find common ground with members of both parties, eventually leading to …


  • Norm Dicks’ $107,268 pension near top

    WASHINGTON – After retiring from a 36-year career in the U.S. House of Representatives last month, Norm Dicks has no doubt that he’s worth every penny of his new pension: …


  • State’s longtime champion Dicks to step down

    Rep. Norm Dicks, a powerful Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives often referred to as Washington’s “third senator,” is stepping down at the end of this term after 36 …


  • UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2012, 3:34 p.m.

    Longtime Washington Rep. Norm Dicks is retiring

    Washington Democratic Rep. Norm Dicks, the top Democrat on the powerful House Appropriations Committee, says he’ll retire at the end of the year after 18 terms in the House.


  • Powerful Democrat retiring from House

    WASHINGTON – Casting another shadow over Democrats’ political prospects in the midterm elections, Rep. David Obey of Wisconsin, who is chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee and one of …


  • Washington congressman in line for Murtha’s defense slot

    U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks is likely to succeed the late Rep. John Murtha as chairman of the House subcommittee that oversees Pentagon spending.


  • Congressional ethics report leaks, revealing names

    Internal investigations into the conduct of over two dozen House members were exposed in an extraordinary, Internet-era breach involving the secretive process by which Congress polices lawmaker ethics.


  • Air Force won’t consider WTO ruling in tanker bidding

    WASHINGTON — As it seeks new bids on a $35 billion contract to start replacing its fleet of aging aerial refueling tankers, the U.S. Air Force has decided against considering …