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Stories with person: Patty Murray
  • GOP Sen. Corker acknowledges momentum for Iran deal story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 5:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - A key Republican committee chairman acknowledged Tuesday that the White House lobbying campaign for the Iran nuclear deal has generated results, and said he doesn't know if opponents of the deal can prevail.

  • A look at where Senate Democrats stand on the Iran deal 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 2:14 pm

    Congress will vote next month on a resolution to disapprove of the White House-backed nuclear deal struck with Iran by the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany. The deal aims to dismantle Iran's nuclear capabilities in exchange for billions in international sanctions relief.

  • Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for gov't contractors 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 7:36 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals familiar with the deliberations said Wednesday.

  • Sen. Warren seeks review of military student loan law 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 6:25 pm

    BOSTON - U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is seeking a fresh examination of a student loan law aimed at providing consumer protections to active members of the military.

  • Meeting unions, Clinton offers support for $12 minimum wage story has photos
    Updated: Jul-30-15 4:20 pm

    SILVER SPRING, Maryland - Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday offered some support for a proposal in the Senate that would raise the federal minimum wage to $12 an hour, hinting that the higher rate sought by labor unions doesn't have enough support.

  • Committee picked to help pick federal judges in Seattle 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 3:04 pm

    SEATTLE - A bipartisan committee will help select candidates for federal judgeships in Seattle.