President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama

Pramila Jayapal Announces Gautam Raghavan As Chief of Staff

Politics Local
Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) announced Gautam Raghavan as her new Chief of Staff on Monday, December 3. ...
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Chad Griffin Announces Departure from Human Rights Campaign

Photo by Steve Dipaola/AP/REX/Shutterstock (9954466c) HRC president Chad Griffin speaks on behalf of HRC-endorsed candidate Carolyn Long, in Vancouver, Washington
Politics National
Chad Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights Campaign into a powerful political force, announced Thursday that he is stepping down as the organization’s president. ...
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Live Nation Welcomes Bill Maher to Seattle April 14

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Entertainment
Live Nation is welcoming Bill Maher to the Paramount Theatre in Seattle on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. ...
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Seattle Community Celebrates Recent Release of Chelsea Manning

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
Local
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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Inaugural Mildred Loving Community Activism Award Honorees Include Debbie Allen

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Entertainment
Honorees include Governor McAuliffe, Debbie Allen, the Honorable Cory Booker, Janice Bryant Howroyd, Cathy Hughes, and Dorothy James. ...
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Sen. Murray on GOP Plans to Dismantle Health Care System: Step Back from the Brink

Politics Health
Murray said that studies show Republican plans to dismantle the health care system will cause families to pay more for health care, and leave seniors vulnerable. ...
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Ellen, De Niro, Hanks, Springsteen to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Ellen DeGeneres
Politics
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation's highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. ...
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Study: Clinton Most Admired Woman for Record 20th Time

Politics
Americans again name Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama the woman and man living anywhere in the world they admire most. ...
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Women Now Eligible to Join Navy SEALS, Army Special Forces, Marine Corps

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announces his Women in Service Review during a press brief at the Pentagon, Dec. 3, 2015. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
National
Beginning January 2016, the U.S. Department of Defense will open "all military occupations and positions to women, without exception." ...
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Obama to Gun Owners: Are Your Views Being Properly Represented by the NRA?

President Barack Obama/ AP Photo/Susan Walsh
Top News Politics
Obama took the podium at the White House to address the nation following a mass shooting in Oregon that left 10 dead and nine seriously injured. ...
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