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Politics

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In a move that came less than 48 hours after an FBI raid at Donald Trump's personal lawyer's office, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced his plan to not seek reelection in November. ...
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Seattle joins a coalition of 18 Attorneys General, six cities, and the bipartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors to hold the Trump Administration accountable for violating the Enumeration Clause of the United States Constitution. ...
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With the passage of the federal Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, Washington will receive an estimated $7.9 million to enhance cybersecurity controls and replace an aging voting infrastructure. ...
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Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN, together with the State of Washington, will appear Tuesday before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington to urge the court ...
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GLAAD Thursday denounced the White House for their “Generation Next: A White House Forum,” which will include a panel on free speech with a lawyer for the Southern Poverty Law Center-designated anti-LGBTQ hate group Alliance Defending Freedom. ...
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team are moving toward the Oval Office like a speeding freight train. Almost every day brings new revelations of financial misdoings and secret meetings with Russians by people within the Trump circle, now pushing into the inner circle. ...
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Washington Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law Senate Bill 6037, which substantially updates and improves Washington’s version of the Uniform Parentage Act. ...
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The Washington Legislature officially passed the Equal Pay Opportunity Act (HB 1506), the first update to the state’s equal pay law since 1943. ...
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Mitzi Johanknecht in her office at the King County Courthouse on February 20, 2018. Johanknecht was sworn in as King County Sheriff on January 2. Photo by Jordan Duncan.

New King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht faces an uphill battle in trying to repair the image of the Sheriff’s Office. But she’s used to challenges. ...
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Washington state’s House of Representatives approved SB 5722 - legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and debunked practice of so-called “conversion therapy.” ...
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