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Pelosi, top House progressive give Biden twin endorsements

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

Bernie Sanders schedules campaign stop Monday in Tacoma

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

Washington and Idaho congressional delegations vote on party lines as Trump impeached

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

Nearly 175 asylum-seeking women, many separated from their children, held at SeaTac prison

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.

Milbank: Anyone listening to women in D.C.?

The “girls” are speaking, loudly. But does anybody listen to women when they speak around here?

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017

Alaska congressman apologizes after lashing out at Washington colleague

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

Prayers for victims, thanks for police in reactions to shooting

Northwest members of Congress react to the shooting in Alexandria, Va.

King County Council to appoint state Senate replacement

The King County Council is preparing to appoint a state senator to replace Pramila Jayapal, who was elected to Congress last month.