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ISSAQUAH, Wash | Democrats try to flip Washington district for the first time

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Democrats are trying to flip an open U.S. House seat in Washington state that’s been in GOP hands since it was created nearly three decades ago, running a political newcomer and national party favorite against a well-known Republican in a race that could be critical to controlling the chamber. As part of … Continue reading ISSAQUAH, Wash | Democrats try to flip Washington district for the first time

WASHINGTON | Senate Dems lose health care vote, hope it’s campaign fodder

WASHINGTON— Senate Democrats briefly turned the chamber’s subject to health care Wednesday, just four days after lawmakers’ nasty war over confirming Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. And while Democrats lost the vote, they hope they’ve gained a message that will bolster their chances of winning Senate control in next month’s elections. It was a near … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate Dems lose health care vote, hope it’s campaign fodder

Once busy Oklahoma death chamber stays quiet into 3rd year

OKLAHOMA CITY /December 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) – Oklahoma, a state with one of the busiest death chambers in the country in recent decades, will enter its third year without an execution in 2018 while prison officials and state attorneys fine tune its procedure for putting condemned inmates to death. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said … Continue reading Once busy Oklahoma death chamber stays quiet into 3rd year