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Key Democrat requests tax returns from Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education pick

Sen. Patty Murray previously raised concerns about DeVos’s ‘extensive financial entanglements.’

Wait, Why Did Washington Senators Vote Against Importing Cheaper Drugs from Canada?

by Rich Smith Senator Patty Murray has been doing so good against the forces of Trump! So why did she and Sen. Cantwell vote against cheaper drugs for Americans? COURTESY OF SEN. PATTY MURRAY Did you see that video of Bernie Sanders chastising Democratic Senators for setting up camp in the pockets of Big Pharma? I love it. Show More Summary

AM News: Senate Delays DeVos Hearing, Educators Concerned About Discipline Reform, & More

Senate postpones confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos until Jan. 17.… Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Education Pick, Plays Hardball With Her Wealth… Sen. Patty Murray seeks update on...Show More Summary

Senator Patty Murray, Dems, Introduce Bill to Block Muslim Immigrant Registry

by Sydney Brownstone This is Patty Murray when she isn't protecting the country from xenophobic and totalitarian surveillance tactics. Courtesy of Sen. Patty Murray Yep, this is what it's come to: Washington State's Senator Patty Murray...Show More Summary

Democratic Senators Ask Trump to Maintain Federal Rules for Handling Campus Rape

In a letter obtained by BuzzFeed, Democratic Senators Bob Casey (D-Penn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wa.) asked that the incoming administration do their best not to rescind a 2011 Dear Colleague letter issued from the Board of Education that deals with federal rules concerning campus rape under Title IX. Read more...

Senator Patty Murray: Ben Carson Is the "Wrong Choice" to Lead Housing and Urban Development

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover "No one has any idea what Carson thinks about housing policy," writes Henry Grabar at Slate. Albert H. Teich/Shutterstock In keeping with his ongoing cabinet picks, President-elect Donald Trump has selected a man with no government experience and no apparent real ideas about housing policy to head the U.S. Show More Summary

Democrats plan fight over Trump’s health and human services pick

Washington state Democratic Sen. Patty Murray on Tuesday promised a “rigorous vetting” of Georgia Republican Rep. Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to become the next U.S. secretary of health … Click to Continue »

As Senate Democrats Reorganize, Patty Murray, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren Assume Leadership Positions

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle "When you lose an election like his," New York Senator Chuck Schumer said this morning, "you can't flinch, you can't ignore it, you need to look it right in the eye and ask why, analyze it, and learn from it." First thing. Show More Summary

Senator Patty Murray Endorses Initiative to Enable Prosecutions of Cops Who Unjustly Kill

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Washington Senator Patty Murray is the latest high profile endorser of the citizen initiative. Just before the election, Washington Senator Patty Murray endorsed statewide Initiative 873, which would change Washington's...Show More Summary

AM News: Election Night Brings Mixed Bag On Education Issues/Races

Donald Trump Wins Presidency, Brings Uncertainty to Big Education Issues… Patty Murray, top-ranking Democrat on the Health, Education, Labor & Pension Committee, is re-elected… Mass. Show More Summary

Murray goes for fifth term, open Seattle House seat

Sen. Patty Murray is vying for a fifth term in the U.S. Senate, and if the Democrat wins she would be one of the longest-serving senators in Washington history. Murray … Click to Continue »

Trump’s troubles could boost Washington state’s Democratic senators in 2017

Donald Trump’s troubles in the polls could give Washington state considerably more clout on Capitol Hill next year. The state’s two Democratic senators, Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, will lead … Click to Continue »

The Stranger Endorses Patty Murray for U.S. Senate

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Election Control Board Patty Murray LOL. According to a recent poll, Senator Patty Murray is up by twenty-one (count 'em!) percentage points over Chris Vance, her Republican challenger, a man very few people have heard of. Show More Summary

Patty Murray, Chris Vance meet in first Senate debate

Sen. Patty Murray, seeking her fifth term, meets her Republican opponent Chris Vance in their first debate of the election season. The two candidates will square off Sunday evening in … Click to Continue »

The Morning News: Senator Patty Murray and Governor Jay Inslee Look Set to Win Re-Election, Poll Shows

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz On track to win..GOV Senator Patty Murray, Governor Jay Inslee With Big Leads in Statewide Polls: According to a new KOMO/Strategies 360 poll, Murray has a 21 point lead over Republican challenger Chris Vance. Inslee is up by ten points over Bill Bryant. Show More Summary

In polarized Congress, Murray and Crapo talk up bipartisanship in campaigns

Washington state Democratic Sen. Patty Murray and Idaho Republican Sen. Mike Crapo disagree on most things, but they concur on this: Emphasizing bipartisanship is a very good thing when you’re … Click to Continue »

Patty Murray wins in long fight to get VA to pay for in-vitro fertility treatments

Sen. Patty Murray of Washington declared victory Wednesday in her long battle to get the federal government to provide in-vitro fertility treatments for wounded veterans. The Senate included the measure … Click to Continue »

Murray: Women in military face too many unwanted pregnancies

Washington state Democratic Sen. Patty Murray said Friday that contraceptive use by women in the military is “poorly understood” and that the Defense Department should do more to stop unwanted … Click to Continue »

Flush with cash, Patty Murray gives away $1 million

Flush with cash and considered a shoo-in to win a fifth term in November, Washington state Sen. Patty Murray has decided to give some of her money away. She has … Click to Continue »

I Can't Wait!: Australian Man Patents Hamdog, A Hamburger/Hotdog Combo

4 months agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

Meet the Hamdog, the brainchild of Australian Mark Murray, who clearly took a crash course in deliciousness. The Hamdog features a hamburger patty cut in half with a hotdog running between the two halves, all on a specially shaped bun. Show More Summary

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