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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Resigns, Cousin Says He Sexually Abused Him

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Seattle Mayor Murray has announced his impending resignation effective 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 13. ...
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Seattle Mayor Signs Executive Order Requiring Body Cameras on Patrol Officers

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Mayor Ed Murray of Seattle, working with City Attorney Pete Holmes, signed an Executive Order requiring all Seattle Police patrol officers to wear body-worn video cameras (body cameras). ...
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Seattle Releases Employee Gender Identity Guidelines

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Thursday, the Seattle Department of Human Resources released Guidance on Gender Identity in the Workplace, a new resource for City departments on gender identity and transitioning employees. ...
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Jenny Durkan: First Openly Gay U.S. Attorney Enters Seattle Mayoral Race

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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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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2018

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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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175 Mayors from 42 States Launch Coalition for LGBT Protections

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"Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination" is a broad-based, nonpartisan coalition comprised of local officials who support equal protections and fair treatment for all LGBT people. ...
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Gender Identity ‘Bathroom Bill’ Under Attack in Washington State, 4-3 Vote

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With a 4-3 vote, a bill that would eliminate Washington’s new rule to allow transgender people to use bathrooms and locker rooms in public buildings consistent with their identity passed out of Senate. ...
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Seahawks Playoff Game Prompts Wager Between Seattle and Minneapolis Mayors

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges entered into a friendly wager ahead of Sunday’s first-round playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Minnesota Vikings. ...
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U.S. Rep Jim McDermott Announces Retirement from Congress, Another McDermott May Run

U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott/Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images
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U.S. Representative Jim McDermott, 79, announced Monday that he won't run for re-election in 2016. McDermott was a staunch supporter of LGBT rights in Washington state. ...
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Seattle Mayor, Police Chief Unveil Real Time Crime Center

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Mayor Ed Murray and Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole Wednesday unveiled the Seattle Police Department’s Real Time Crime Center. ...
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