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Seth Moulton to drop out of Democratic primary race

Aug. 23, 2019 9:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton plans to exit the Democratic presidential primary race on Friday, becoming the second 2020 candidate to drop out this week as the field narrows. Moulton is set to announce the end of his campaign during remarks to the Democratic National Committee....

Sanders touts $16 trillion climate plan in fire-ravaged town

Aug. 22, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan on Thursday before touring a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire, declaring the setting a "wake-up call for our entire nation" to the dangers of a warming planet. "Climate change is a...

Money crunch after Planned Parenthood quits federal program

Aug. 22, 2019 8:37 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after its decision to quit a $260 million federal family planning program in an...

Jay Inslee launches bid for 3rd term as Washington governor

Aug. 22, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced his bid for a third term as governor Thursday, saying that while it was an honor to run for president, he wants to continue his work leading the state. "We told the Washington story around the United States," he told reporters in Seattle following a news...

Democratic Party leaders nix calls for climate crisis debate

Aug. 22, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Frustrating boisterous climate activists, Democratic Party leaders declined on Thursday to call for a presidential primary debate focused on the climate crisis, but tinkered ever-so-slightly with restrictions on what kind of single-issue events their White House hopefuls can attend....

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces run for 3rd term

Aug. 22, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who has ended his climate change-focused 2020 presidential bid, announced Thursday that he'll seek a third term as governor. Inslee sent the email detailing his plans hours before he was to appear at a news conference at Planned Parenthood in Seattle...

The Latest: AP sources: Inslee to seek 3rd term as governor

Aug. 21, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and his 2020 presidential bid (all times local): 7 p.m. Two people close to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee have told The Associated Press that he intends to seek a third term as governor. The news comes after Inslee announced the end of his...

Two people close to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee tell The Associated Press that he intends to seek a 3rd term as governor

Aug. 21, 2019 10:00 PM EDT
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Two people close to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee tell The Associated Press that he intends to seek a 3rd term as governor.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces he's ending 2020 Democratic presidential bid, saying it's become clear he won't win

Aug. 21, 2019 9:11 PM EDT
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces he's ending 2020 Democratic presidential bid, saying it's become clear he won't win.

Republican Sen. Barbara Bailey to step down Sept. 30

Aug. 19, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Republican Sen. Barbara Bailey is stepping down from her Senate seat on Sept. 30. In an Aug. 16 letter to Gov. Jay Inslee, Bailey cited the lack of quality time with her family and church as the reason for her decision and wrote that there are projects she and her husband would like...