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Health Politics
With the U.S. Supreme Court announcing it will hear the first challenge to abortion rights in the Court’s new era, NARAL Pro-Choice America called on the justices to protect women’s access to accurate medical information. ...
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Local Politics
LPAC, the country’s first and only lesbian political action committee, watched history made as out lesbian Jenny Durkan decisively won her bid for Mayor of Seattle. ...
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Local Politics
Jenny Durkan wins Seattle's mayoral race to become only the second woman in the city to take the post. Bertha Knight Landes won nearly 92 years ago to become the first. ...
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Seattle mayoral candidate Cary Moon poses in her campaign office overlooking the International District in downtown Seattle Oct. 30, 2017. If Moon were to win she would be the city’s first female mayor since Bertha Knight Landes was elected in 1926. Photo: Diodato Bouzigues
Local Politics
Cary Moon believes by diversifying her staff it will allow her to listen to different voices, multiple perspectives, and reflect the greater needs of the minority and lower-income communities. ...
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Maya Jafer
Editorial
In the 10 years it took me to become a U.S. citizen, I faced financial hardship, dozens of interviews, and lived in constant fear of deportation. Despite being a highly skilled, in-demand worker as a doctor, the process was nothing short of painful. ...
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National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance
Editorial Politics
Canceling DACA puts the lives of 800,000 undocumented young people at risk of deportation. NQAPIA demands a clean DREAM Act without any enforcement provisions. ...
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Health Politics
Beginning in the late 1980s and at the height of the HIV epidemic, lawmakers passed several laws criminalizing otherwise legal behaviors of people living with HIV and added HIV-related penalties to existing crimes. ...
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Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and Congresswoman Maxine Waters at FareStart Restaurant in Seattle Sept. 19
Local Politics
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA 7th District) was joined at FareStart Restaurant on Tuesday, September 19 by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA 43rd District). ...
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Seattle City Council
Local Politics
Council President Bruce Harrell (District 2, South Seattle) announced a proposed process to fill the vacancy in Council Position 8 last week caused by Tim Burgess being sworn-in as the Mayor of Seattle. ...
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Politics
Nearly 800,000 children brought to this country by their parents – called Dreamers – have known no other home than the United States. ...
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