Washington state’s congressional delegation on Monday submitted a strong entry into this year’s political Super Bowl betting sweepstakes, announcing a mass wager with Colorado’s delegation. That means all members of Congress representing Washington and Colorado — 17 in all; 10 from Washington and seven from Colorado — are offering to give something to the other side…More
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WASHINGTON — A U.S. House bill that would raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour gained one more backer Tuesday with Rep. Rick Larsen of Everett. Larsen joined at least 155 other Democrats — including four members from Washington — who already signed on as co-sponsors of the measure, introduced last March by Rep….More
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen of Everett on Tuesday urged Dennis Rodman to stick to basketball and butt out of diplomacy, after the ex-NBA star suggested in an interview that a former Lynnwood resident had done something to warrant his imprisonment by North Korea. Appearing on CNN from Pyongyang, Rodman lashed out when interviewer…More
WASHINGTON — It won’t ban the kind of secret collection of emails and messages by the National Security Agency that was revealed by the spy agency’s former contractor, Edward Snowden. But a bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Everett, Thursday would lift the legal gag order on companies on how much and what type of…More
UPDATED at 11:30 a.m. with information on South Carolina delegation, and at 2:20 with estimates on trip costs. WASHINGTON — The state budget stalemate in Olympia has forced Gov. Jay Inslee to cancel his upcoming trip the Paris Air show, where he was to lead a group of four dozen private executives and public…More