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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

last weekHumor / 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

Record Number of Women May Serve in Senate

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via AP Images Senators Elizabeth Warren, Tammy Baldwin, Jeanne Shaheen, Amy Klobuchar, Debbie Stabenow, Barbara Mikulski, Barbara Boxer, Patty Murray, Maria Cantwell, Claire McCaskill, Kirsten Gillibrand, andShow More Summary

Trump Pulls In Historic Low In Cash From Congress

By Ashley Balcerzak Clinton has received more donations from lawmakers than any presidential candidate since 1992, including funds from three of the four senators pictured: Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.)Show More Summary

First Primary Election Results

The initial vote counts are in. STB Endorsees are in bold. Several statewide results are of interest to transit and density advocates: Jay Inslee leads Bill Bryant 49-38 and Patty Murray leads Chris Vance 53-28. In the 7th Congressional District, Pramila Jayapal (38%) will face either Brady Walkinshaw (21%) or Joe McDermott (21%). In the […]

Reminder: Hillary Clinton Fought for Plan B Contraception During the Bush Era

In a rapid-fire lineup of all the Democratic women in the Senate, Patty Murray of Washington reminded viewers that Hillary Clinton isn’t just pro-choice. She’s been a leader on abortion rights and access to reproductive health care for her entire political career.

Vote Patty Murray for United States Senate

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Election Control Board Patty Murray This meeting was a rough one. Democratic incumbent Patty Murray didn't accept the SECB's request for an audience—how dare she!—but a bunch of her Republican challengers did, including one who believes "the scientists are out" on climate change (WRONG). Show More Summary

Carly Fiorina Will Visit Washington to Campaign for Republican Senate Candidate Chris Vance

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover The failed presidential and vice-presidential hopeful will be in the Seattle area next month. Rich Koele/Shutterstock Chris Vance is a Republican running to unseat Washington Senator Patty Murray by playing a moderate. Show More Summary

On National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Where Do We Stand With Stopping It?

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf FabrikaSimf / Shutterstock In an announcement today—National Gun Violence Awareness Day—Sen. Patty Murray says and other Democrats in Congress have signed a resolution designating June "National Gun Violence Awareness...Show More Summary

House GOP to unveil Zika funding measure next week

Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., is relatively close to what the White House has asked for, except it does not pay back already-tapped Ebola money and give Puerto Rico — a major Zika hotspot — help with its Medicaid program. Rogers...Show More Summary

Senate Approves $1.1 Billion in Emergency Funds to Fight Zika

The U.S. might not be ready for Zika, but it's getting there. On Thursday the Senate approved a $1.1 billion emergency spending measure to combat the Zika virus, the Associated Press reports. The deal, struck between Patty Murray and Roy Blunt, is quite a bit less than the $1.9 billion ... More »

Senator Patty Murray Says She's Reached a Deal with Republicans to Free Up $1.1 Billion in Emergency Zika Funding

5 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone It still might be too little, too late. Levi Hastings Until today, Republicans have been stonewalling President Obama's $1.9 billion request for emergency funding to fight Zika, which experts anticipate will soon take root in the United States. Show More Summary

Legislation to End “Conversion Therapy” Introduced on Capitol Hill

Yesterday, Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act, the first federal legislation to prohibit the dangerous and fraudulent practice of ?“conversion therapy” by ?expressly ?classifying it as ?a violation of the Federal Trade Commission Act. Show More Summary

Senator Patty Murray Urges DEA to Get Right on Pot

5 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Here's Sen. Patty Murray chilling in a forest, being awesome. Courtesy of Sen. Patty Murray Good news on pot at the federal level: our favorite "mom in tennis shoes," Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), is at it again, grinding the idiocy of our nation's drug policy to a pulp beneath the heels of her Asics. Show More Summary

Senator Patty Murray Introduces Federal Legislation to Protect Workers from Wage Theft

6 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Washington Senator Patty Murray: "Too many people across the country go to work every day to support themselves and their families only to have their bosses cheat them out of their hard-earned pay." Patty Murray—one of Washington's two Democrats slogging through the gridlocked fuckery of the U.S. Show More Summary

IT’S PATTY MURRAY, NATCH: Senator cites faulty statistic while sucking up to acting education secre…

IT’S PATTY MURRAY, NATCH: Senator cites faulty statistic while sucking up to acting education secretary. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., used a flawed — and at this point, discredited — statistic to claim that one in five women will be sexually assaulted while in college. She used this statistic during her questioning of acting Education Secretary […]

Groups File Consumer Fraud Complaint Against Gay "Conversion" Therapy

7 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

National organizations are joining Senator Patty Murray's call to treat conversion therapy groups like fraudulent businesses. Kelly O Two weeks after Washington senator Patty Murray joined a letter asking the Federal Trade Commission...Show More Summary

NEA Names Sen. Alexander & Sen. Murray 2016 Friends of Education

In keeping with the union’s devotion to the Every Student Succeeds Act, the National Education Association named U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray co-recipients of its annual Friend of Education award for their efforts in shepherding ESSA through Congress. Sen. Murray won the award alone in 2013, and Sen. Alexander becomes the first Republican […]

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