JERUSALEM – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney angered Palestinian leaders Monday when he suggested here that the Israeli economy had outpaced the economy of the Palestinian territories in part because of advantages of “culture.”
WASHINGTON – When the Obama administration agreed to set the first-ever federal limits on runoff in Florida, environmental groups were pleased. They thought the state’s waters would finally get a break from a nutrient overdose that spawns algae, suffocates rivers, lakes and streams and forms byproducts in drinking water that could make people sick.
SPOKANE – Senate hopeful Michael Baumgartner doesn’t so much speak as blurt out a torrent of words.
Sue Gunn’s background fighting for the environment at the state and federal levels goes back decades.
Steve Hannon drives a pickup with 300,000 miles on it. He teaches school, serves as a building-level union rep for the state teachers union, and has voted for Democrats.
Denny Heck the businessman shies away from calling himself a “job creator.” Heck the candidate hopes to help others win the title.
With titles like doctor and U.S. Army Reserve brigadier general already on his résumé, Republican Pierce County Councilman Stan Flemming wants to add another: congressman.
Dick Muri, a retired Air Force officer and Republican candidate for Congress, was the first candidate to file in person at the Secretary of State’s office when the state’s campaign season officially kicked off this month.
Olympia Democrat Denny Heck led Republican establishment candidate Jaime Herrera by a whisker in early vote returns Tuesday night in the nationally-watched 3rd Congressional District race.
A Pierce County councilman, a rocket scientist and a government actuary all want Adam Smith's seat in Washington's 9th Congressional District.
Sharp differences are showing among the six candidates running for the 3rd Congressional District seat now held by retiring Democratic six-term U.S. Rep. Brian Baird.
State Rep. Sam Hunt has endorsed Democrat Chris Reykdal in the crowded 22nd Legislative District race to replace the retiring Brendan Williams.
Democrat Denny Heck is still way ahead of the fundraising crowd in his campaign for the seat of retiring Rep. Brian Baird.
Dino Rossi announced Wednesday his opposition to a massive overhaul of Wall Street rules awaiting Congress' final approval, even as his opponent, Sen. Patty Murray, prepared to vote for the regulations.
The six candidates for the U.S. House seat representing Southwest Washington offered differing views on how to get the economy back on track, and on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, during a forum Thursday night.