Stories tagged: pramila jayapal
Mon., April 27, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden renewed his party unification efforts Monday with bookend endorsements from Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the leader of the House progressive caucus that sometimes battles the …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
The Vermont senator and presidential frontrunner will appear with Rep. Pramila Jayapal, the congresswoman from Seattle who has endorsed Sanders and is helping to form health policy for the campaign. …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
The region’s lawmakers played their part in proceedings Wednesday that led to the impeachment of President Donald Trump on two counts. Republicans argued the impeachment proceedings were rushed and driven …
UPDATED: Sat., June 9, 2018
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and other elected officials gathered Saturday outside a federal prison in SeaTac to condemn the Trump administration’s practice of separating asylum-seekers from their children.
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017
The “girls” are speaking, loudly. But does anybody listen to women when they speak around here?
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017
Veteran Alaska Rep. Don Young has apologized after addressing a 51-year-old female colleague as “young lady” and saying she “doesn’t know a damn thing what she’s talking about.”
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017
Northwest members of Congress react to the shooting in Alexandria, Va.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016
The King County Council is preparing to appoint a state senator to replace Pramila Jayapal, who was elected to Congress last month.