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June 27, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Patty Murray’s Senate photo album: women and more women

WASHINGTON — The suits are as conservative as ever, but a lot more women are in ’em. A pair of portraits featured in Sen. Patty Murray’s first Instagram photo Thursday captures the remarkable rise of women in Congress. The first image, taken in 1993, shows five of the then-record six women serving in the Senate. Murray, a…


Comments | More in Congress, Politics Northwest, U.S. Senate | Topics: Maria Canwell, patty murray, women

July 20, 2012 at 1:00 PM

McKenna campaign debuts first TV ad

Updated to include video: Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna debuted his first television advertisement Friday at a luncheon with women leaders. The 30-second ad details McKenna’s “new direction for Washington,” listing several parts of his campaign platform, from reforming state government and increasing math and science education programs to making the state pay for half the cost…


Comments | More in Governor, homepage | Topics: Charles McCray, Jay Inslee, luncheon