- Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law Updated: Jul-07-15 3:25 am
WASHINGTON - It's something most Democrats and Republicans in Congress can agree on - an update to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law is much needed and long overdue.
- Obama administration: Education bills lack accountability Updated: Jul-06-15 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration said Monday it cannot support either the Senate or the House versions of bills being considered this week to update the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law.
- Piano-playing senator's latest tune: New education policy Updated: Jul-06-15 4:09 am
WASHINGTON - How does a musician-senator fill the time during yet another partisan Senate stalemate?
- Sen. Cantwell's bill aims to address water issues in Yakima Updated: Jul-01-15 7:02 pm
YAKIMA, Washington - U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell has introduced legislation aimed at ensuring a reliable supply of water for farmers, municipalities, fish, tribes and others in the Yakima River Basin.
- Seattle mayor, Gov. Jay Inslee hail gay marriage ruling Updated: Jun-26-15 2:26 pm
SEATTLE - When he was a young gay man, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said the idea that he could someday get married seemed a far-fetched notion.
- Condolences flood into Pullman after Elson Floyd's death Updated: Jun-20-15 8:01 pm
PULLMAN, Washington - Reaction to the death Saturday of Washington State University President Elson Floyd:
- Washington State President Elson Floyd dies at 59 Updated: Jun-20-15 5:28 pm
PULLMAN, Washington - Elson Floyd, president of Washington State University, has died at 59 of complications from colon cancer.
- McConnell promises Senate vote on late-term abortion bill Updated: Jun-19-15 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promised Friday that his chamber will vote on legislation banning most late-term abortions, setting the stage for a showdown over a top conservative priority that his party will likely lose.
- Paul Ryan's step-by-step future starts with trade Updated: Jun-11-15 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON - First, give presidents the power to strike trade deals. Then, overturn President Barack Obama's health care law, overhaul the tax code and rework the nation's welfare system. And someday? Perhaps a run for president.
- Senate GOP denies funds for lawyers for immigrant children Updated: Jun-10-15 3:52 pm
WASHINGTON - A GOP-controlled Senate panel on Wednesday blocked President Barack Obama's request for $50 million to pay for legal help for unaccompanied immigrant children coming to the United States after fleeing violence in Central America.