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Democrat Murray wins sixth term to US Senate

Nov. 09, 2022 00:41 AM EST

Sen. Patty Murray won reelection Tuesday as the Democratic stalwart prevailed in a campaign in which she repeatedly said her Republican challenger was too extreme for Washington state. Murray defeated Tiffany Smiley to win a sixth term. “Washington state, thank...

Democrat Patty Murray wins reelection to U.S. Senate from Washington

Nov. 09, 2022 00:15 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Patty Murray wins reelection to U.S. Senate from Washington.

Washington: What to expect on election night

Nov. 02, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

What to expect on election night in Washington state? A long wait. If control of the U.S. House comes down to congressional races there, it could take days — or weeks — for the nation to know the outcome. Washington’s vote-by-mail system leads to some of the highest voter...

Murray and Smiley spar over abortion, crime in Senate debate

Oct. 23, 2022 22:33 PM EDT

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Republican challenger Tiffany Smiley argued over abortion, crime and inflation on Sunday in their only scheduled debate before the Nov. 8 election. Smiley made numerous references to Murray's 30 years in the Senate during the hour-long debate...

Washington GOP hopeful slams Seattle, Seahawks and Starbucks

Oct. 18, 2022 13:22 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — In her first political campaign, Republican Senate candidate Tiffany Smiley is going after Washington state’s most well-known institutions. For one, Patty Murray, the Democratic senator who has held the seat for the last 30 years and is seeking a sixth term....

Today in History: October 11, Anita Hill accuses Thomas

Oct. 11, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 11, the 284th day of 2022. There are 81 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 11, 1986, President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev opened two days of talks in...

GOP's Graham unveils nationwide abortion ban after 15 weeks

Sep. 13, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Upending the political debate, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham introduced a nationwide abortion ban Tuesday, sending shockwaves through both parties and igniting fresh debate on a fraught issue weeks before the midterm elections that will determine control of Congress. ...

Schumer sending $15M to Democrats, Senate Campaign Committee

Sep. 13, 2022 06:04 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a show of support for keeping a Democratic Senate, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is transferring $15 million from his campaign account to his party's candidates, incumbents and political committee for the fall election. That's according to a Democrat familiar...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 02, 2022 18:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — White House adviser Keisha Lance Bottoms; Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba of Jackson, Mississippi. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Panel of experts on policing: Georgetown University Law...