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Deal With It

If you only casually follow politics, you probably don’t know much about Senator Patty Murray. She's rarely on TV or in the headlines. She’s not inclined to tear into her Republican colleagues or give floor speeches that go viral, like Senator Elizabeth Warren does. But Murray has become one of

TRCP Celebrates Achievements of D.C. Champions for Sportsmen, Wildlife, and Conservation Funding

13 hours agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

Dr. Steven A. Williams, Sen. Lamar Alexander, and Sen. Patty Murray recognized at seventh annual awards dinner WASHINGTON, D.C. – At its seventh annual Capital Conservation Awards Dinner last night, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership proudly honored lifelong conservation leader Dr. Show More Summary

Opposition to Paid Sick Leave Could Be Softening as Sen. Murray Pressures GOP

Workers' rights advocates weren’t expecting 15 Republicans to vote in favor of giving American workers the chance to earn paid sick days, as they did last month. Image: Senator Patty Murray/ Youtube The post Opposition to Paid Sick Leave Could Be Softening as Sen. Murray Pressures GOP appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Durbin Claims He Has Votes to Remain Whip

Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) “says he has the votes to remain Democratic whip two years from now — although senators asked by CQ Roll Call are loath to publicly declare their support and Sen. Patty Murray of Washington has yet [...]

Dems Unite Around $12 Minimum Wage

Patty Murray really ought to be the Senate Majority Leader after Reid leaves. She really gets things done! WASHINGTON — Democrats in Congress are uniting around a proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $12 an hour. Within theShow More Summary

What Will Patty Murray Do?

Sen. Patty Murray’s (D-WA) two decades in office “have been marked by her knack for turning her vanilla-ness into an asset to pass big bills and accrue power. Lawmakers in both parties say she has a high trustworthiness quotient… Now, [...]

Racers coach Steve Prohm signs JUCO transfers Jones, Patty

Murray State coach Steve Prohm signs JUCO transfers Bryce Jones, A.J. Patty to play for Racers        

Patty Murray Vows To Pursue ‘Every Avenue' For Paid Sick Leave

WASHINGTON -- Last month the Senate passed a measure during the midnight hours that has one lawmaker pretty pumped up. The issue: paid sick days for all Americans. It’s something Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) feels "really strongly about.”...Show More Summary

Senate will vote on fake compromise on anti-abortion human trafficking bill

Sen. Patty Murray, calling bullshit when she sees it. Before the Senate left for its two-week vacation, Mitch McConnell was busy trying to embarrass Democrats by making them vote over and over on his anti-abortion human trafficking bill. Show More Summary

Murray and Durbin Hit the Phones

Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) “placed calls to Democratic senators over the April recess, intensifying speculation about a possible leadership contest between the senior Democrats,” The Hill reports. “Murray has not specifically mentioned running for Senate Democratic [...]

Why the Senate’s proposed No Child Left Behind rewrite doesn’t go far enough

Sen. Lamar Alexander, the Tennessee Republican who is chairman of the Senate education committee, and ranking Democrat Sen. Patty Murray of Washington state recently reached an agreement on a rewrite of No Child Left Behind that, if it were to become law, would significantly reduce the federal role in local public education. The “Every Child […]

Inside the 600-page rewrite of No Child Left Behind

The bipartisan bill to replace No Child Left Behind that was crafted after months of negotiations between Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) would end federal high-stakes testing and grant more power to states to decide what to do about struggling schools and how or whether to evaluate teachers.Read full article >>

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By Reid Wilson -- Wait, more bipartisanship?!? Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) have agreed on reforms to "No Child Left Behind," they said Tuesday. The agreement would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which expired in 2007, and ends federal test-based accountability. States will be responsible for determining how to use […]

Patty Murray Endorses Schumer For Democratic Leader

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) is backing New York’s Sen. Chuck Schumer for the top Senate Democratic leadership spot, Murray's office confirmed Monday. “Senator Murray spoke to Senator Schumer several times over the past few days and told...Show More Summary

Schumer Locks Up Support of Democratic Leadership

Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington has endorsed Sen. Chuck Schumer as the next leader of the Senate Democrats, as the entire Democratic leadership team unifies behind the New York lawmaker.

Why Patty Murray Should Replace Harry Reid As Minority Leader

Slate's Jamelle Bouie writes on why Patty Murray (and not Elizabeth Warren) should take Harry Reid's place as minority leader. It's a little frustrating when Warren fans keep pushing her name for, basically, everything -- including slots...Show More Summary

Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader

In Washington, there is a cottage industry of progressives who want Elizabeth Warren to do something besides represent Massachusetts in the Senate. For the past year, that something has been a presidential run. Every few months, she’s asked if she’s running for president, and each time, she says no. Show More Summary

Senate's customary vote-a-rama tests both nerves and ideas

Sen. Patty Murray's paid sick leave amendment netted a surprising 61 votes. Thursday was vote-a-palooza in the Senate, a guaranteed Congressional all-nighter—whee! It's a budget tradition that's mostly a waste of time for taxpayers even as it can have great import for politicians. Show More Summary

US Democrats Move Towards $12 Per Hour Minimum Wage

Well, at least some people in the Democratic Party is on the ball with the minimum wage issue: The U.S. Senate’s Democrats, under prodding from Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., are moving toward supporting a $12-an-hour national minimum wage,...Show More Summary

Democrats Renew Push For Colleges To Establish Cyberbullying Policies That Cover LGBT Students

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), the top Democrat on the Senate's education committee, wants to require colleges to establish policies prohibiting cyberbullying and harassment based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Murray, along with Sen. Show More Summary

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