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Washington (U.S. state)

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  • Senate's vulnerable Democratic majority

     
    by Mark Silva With Republicans courting Rep. Mike Pence of Indiana to run against Sen. Evan Bayh, analysts are starting to count how many Democratic seats might be lost this fall. "In fact, it is likely that the Republicans will......
  • 'Scott Brown Republican:' Word is 'gold'

     
    by Mark Silva Lesson of the week: What is a "Scott Brown Republican?'' "Somebody who believes in good government, who believes in fairness and openness, who knows the value of a dollar and wants to make sure that when he......
  • Glug... Wet weather swamping records

     
    We already know that December brought Baltimore it's biggest December snowfall (Dec. 18-19), and it's snowiest and wettest December on record. Now the U.S. Geological Survey is adding to the most impressive statistics that piled up during 2009.The year...
  • Obama: 'Buzz saw' won't stop me

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, allowing that he has run into a "buzz saw,'' carried his pitch for economic revival, health-care and an agenda now threatened by political upheaval to battleground Ohio today. "We've gotten pretty far down the......
  • Obama's Ohio: Main Street, mean streets

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with speech Ohio may serve as President Barack Obama's "Main Street'' today, as he meets with workers, touts alternative energy as a job-creating engine and holds a town-hall styled session in Lorain County, but these......
  • Jay Leno: Washington-bound, May 1

     
    by Mark Silva Jay Leno is not only getting the Tonight Show back. He's getting Washington, too: The late-night-flopped-at-prime-time-returning-to-late-night comedian will serve as the entertainer at this year's dinner of the White House Correspondents'...
  • Health-care bills: Hold 'em or fold 'em

     
    by Mark Silva There's a new "41'' in town. But no new agenda yet in Washington. With the arrival of Sen.-elect Scott Brown, the Massachusetts Republican taking the seat of the late and long-serving Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the Democratic......
  • Republicans pass Democrats: Swing '09

     
    by Mark Silva Here's another sign that something is happening among independent voters this year: Republicans have edged ahead of Democrats by a margin of 48-44 percent in the latest measure of how registered voters say they are inclined to......
  • Obama vs Boehner: Power to the people

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who will deliver his State of the Union address next week, and House Minority Leader John Boehner, delivering today a pre-buttal to that address, are torn over the implications of two far-reaching rulings handed......
  • Obama's economic stimulus loses favor

     
    by Mark Silva It has been nearly one year since President Barack Obama signed into law a $787-billion economic stimulus act controversial in Washington but generally supported outside. The White House maintains that 1.5 million jobs have been created or.....
  • 'Beltway sniper' dead: Executed tonight

     
    by Mark Silva John Allen Muhammad, the urban sniper who terrorized an entire region around the nation's capital with random shootings in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., that left 10 dead seven years ago, died by lethal injection in Virginia......