Democratic Sens. Kristen Gillibrand (N.Y.), Kamala Harris (Calif.), Claire McCaskill (Mo.), Patty Murray (Wash.), Mazie Hirono (Hawaii), Tammy Baldwin (Wis.) and Maggie Hassan (N.H.) came forward Wednesday to demand Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) resign after a series of women accused him of forced kissing and groping. Show More Summary
The 10 are: Gellibrand of New York, Hirono of Hawaii, Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire, Patty Murray of Washington, Kamala Harris of California, Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Sherrod...Show More Summary
Murray is the highest ranking woman in the Senate. by Katie Herzog Sen. Patty Murray Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Washington Sen. Patty Murray and six of her female colleagues in the Senate are calling on Sen. Al Franken to resign amid allegations of groping and other inappropriate contact. Show More Summary
Sen. Al Franken's support among his fellow Democrats is cratering as a host of female Democratic senators Wednesday called upon him to resign. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Patty Murray, D-Wash., … Click to Continue »
Calls for resignations are literally coming by the minute, but as of right this moment, it's six Democratic Senators asking for Franken's resignation, all women: Kirsten Gillebrand, Kamala Harris, Claire McCaskill, Patty Murray, Mazie Hirono, and Maggie Hassan. I don't...
Sam Baker: “Just a few weeks ago, the Affordable Care Act stabilization bill from Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray looked like a common-sense fix with a decent shot at finding its way into Congress’ big end-of-the-year package. But that [...]
Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Ranking Member of the House Labor Appropriations Committee, today sent a sharply worded letter to Carmen Rottenberg, acting head of USDA’s Food Safety Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) calling on the agency to reject a petition […]
The bipartisan bill proposed by U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), aimed at shoring up the troubled health insurance markets, has some approaches that would help fix the marketplaces, but more changes are needed, says a health economist at Washington University in St. Show More Summary
Ballots are due November 7. by Heidi Groover Jenny Durkan at her campaign kickoff in May. nate gowdy Two more big-name endorsements this week for mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan: U.S. Senator Patty Murray and former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who has created a PAC focused on gun violence. Durkan, a former U.S. Show More Summary
Senator Patty explains the First Amendment for you.
ON OCTOBER 25th the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its score of the Bipartisan Health Care Stabilisation Act, the cross-party effort by two senators, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Patty Murray of Washington, to shore up troubled health-insurance markets.
WASHINGTON ? Senate Assistant Democratic leader Patty Murray (D-Wash.) is taking the lead in trying to bring down President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.), because, for starters, he doesn’t believe in climate science. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Jim Bridenstine doesn't believe in climate science, which "should disqualify him" for the job, says Sen. Patty Murray.
Senator Patty Murray of Washington says Rep. Jim Bridenstine is not the person to take us into the future. Read her letter to the Senate's Science Committee below.
Pro-life groups are speaking out against a bill touted as a bipartisan “fix” to Obamacare because it would continue to subsidize abortions. The legislation, sponsored by U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander, a Republican, and Patty Murray, a Democrat, would provide taxpayer-funded subsidies to insurers for two years and allow states more flexibility to change rules about […]
UP: Buzz about the 25th Amendment DOWN: Likelihood 25th Amendment will be deployed UP: Rep. Frederica S. Wilson (D-Fla.) DOWN: Chief of Staff John F. Kelly UP: Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) DOWN: President Trump’s consistency on the Alexander-Murray health-care bill UP: Saber-rattling on North Korea DOWN: A realistic North Korea policy […]
WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday morning that “all 48 Democrats” in the Senate are on board with the health care deal negotiated between Senators Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.) thinks women need birth control in order to be “healthy” and “financially secure.” She also believes that “access” to birth control means something other than simply the ability to obtain a product or service...Show More Summary
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), along with 35 of her Democratic colleagues in the Senate, introduced a bill Thursday that would repeal the Trump Administration’s recent broadening of exemptions from the Obamacare contraceptive mandate for employers with religious and moral objections. The “Protect Access to Birth Control Act” is brief, stating that the religious and moral […]
I wrote about Trump’s moving-target views on the Alexander/Murray deal today for Politico: To paraphrase Groucho Marx, President Donald Trump has a position on the Lamar Alexander/Patty Murray health care deal, and if you don’t like it, he has another one… Trump can’t decide who he wants to be. Show More Summary