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April 8, 2014 at 8:37 AM

Obama to visit Snohomish County mudslide site April 22

Updated at 8:46 a.m. with comments from Gov. Inslee’s office and White House: WASHINGTON — President Obama on Tuesday said he will make a trip to Washington state in late April to assess the damage from the March 22 Snohomish County mudslide. The president made the promise in calls to U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Medina), whose 1st…


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March 14, 2014 at 2:56 PM

U.S. Rep. Adam Smith seeks answers in Tacoma detainees’ hunger strike

U.S. Rep. Adam Smith said he’s pushing for answers from officials at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma over concerns raised by detainees who have been on a hunger strike there for a week. The strike — over food options, pay and other conditions at the facility — has drawn broad attention from immigrant-rights and social-justice…


Comments | Topics: Adam Smith, immigration, Northwest Detention Center