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Politics Nov 17WATCH: Senate Minority Leader Schumer holds news conference
Congressional Democrats and Republicans generally say a new stimulus bill is needed, but they disagree on the scope of it.
Health Nov 17States plead for more federal help as virus outbreak worsens
With more shutdowns looming and a vaccine months away from wide distribution, governors across the U.S. are pleading for more help from Washington ahead of what is shaping up to be a bleak winter.
Politics Mar 30How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots
Democrats say they will continue to push for requiring states to expand mail voting, which they argue is safer than showing up at crowded polling stations. But Republicans blocked that effort in the relief bill and argue it's a politically…
Economy Mar 23Boeing to suspend production in Seattle because of virus
Boeing is suspending operations at its Seattle area facilities due to the spread of coronavirus, idling tens of thousands of workers.
Health Mar 05As U.S. coronavirus death toll hits 11, feds investigate nursing home east of Seattle
Seema Verma, head of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said the agency is sending inspectors to Life Care along with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to figure out what happened and determine whether…
Politics Aug 22Washington Gov. Jay Inslee expected to announce run for 3rd term
Gov. Jay Inslee ended his climate change-focused 2020 presidential bid on Wednesday.
Politics Aug 21Washington Gov. Jay Inslee drops out of the presidential race
Inslee had made fighting climate change the central theme of his presidential campaign.
Politics Mar 01WATCH: Washington Gov. Jay Inslee launches 2020 presidential bid
The 68-year-old governor is launching his bid Friday in Seattle, following recent visits to the first primary state of New Hampshire and the early caucus state of Nevada.
Nation Aug 11Authorities probe how airline employee could steal plane
An airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane and was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound on Friday night.
Politics Aug 07Washington Democrats hope to win U.S. House seat for the first time
The Washington state primary contest getting the most attention in Tuesday's election is an open U.S. House seat Democrats hope to capture for the first time since the district east of Seattle was created in 1980.