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The Seattle chapter 92 of Veterans for Peace organization held a party in honor of Chelsea Manning's release from prison on May 17, honoring the courage she had to inform society about what goes on in our military. Photo: Newroz Saribas

Veterans for Peace Seattle chapter 92 held a celebratory event on May 17 in honor of Chelsea Manning’s release. Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, in 2013 was sentenced to 35 years in prison for handing over classified and sensitive military material to Wikileaks. ...
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Sara Nelson, the owner of Fremont Brewing, hopes to bring her values, expertise and experience of government works to Seattle City Council. Photo: Sylvia Lin

Sara Nelson, a Democrat who is running for the Seattle City Council, has three top priorities: economic development, homelessness and housing affordability, and the environment. ...
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Attorney General Bob Ferguson is leading a coalition of 17 states and the District of Columbia in urging the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to uphold the right of a transgender student in Virginia to use the school bathroom corresponding to his gender identity. ...
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Durkan was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2009 as the U.S. Attorney for Western Washington and became the first openly gay U.S. Attorney in the country’s history ...
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Community Convergence is a three-part, immersive event that will help organizations find the people they need, help people find causes they can support, and inspire any and all who attend. ...
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To many Washington residents, it’s just another week of waiting for summer. But to a select few, it represents the first step toward a life of public service. Candidate Filing Week in Washington state begins Monday, May 15. ...
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The Texas House of Representatives Wednesday passed HB 3859, a discriminatory bill that would allow child placement agencies in the state foster care system to prioritize their religious beliefs above the needs of children in its care. ...
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NARAL Pro-Choice America Tuesday launched its new Times Square billboard (43rd St. & Broadway), which calls for gender equality across the United States and around the world. ...
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MomsRising campaigned for the passage of SHB 1445, driving calls to the state legislature and collecting stories from families who would benefit from the dual language learning program. ...
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“It tears me to pieces to step away,” Seattle Murray Ed Murray said as he addressed the media Tuesday morning at Alki Beach Bathhouse in West Seattle. ...
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