| May 9, 2012
| 5:36 PM
A day after North Carolina became the 30th state to adopt a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and civil unions, President Obama became the first sitting president to say gay marriage should be legal.
The president made the...
| May 11, 2012
| 5:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden has apologized to President Barack Obama for putting him in a tough position that led to Obama's announcement that he now supports same-sex marriage, senior administration officials said Thursday.
Obama said in an...
| May 9, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Same-sex marriage was signed into law in Washington earlier this year, and will be on the ballot in November. Wednesday, local politicians reacted to President Barack Obama's announcement that he supports same-sex marriage. Here is a collection of their...
| May 12, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Hundreds of people lined up outside Group Health’s Burien Medical Center to get a free whooping cough booster shot – the vaccine is also known as "T-dap."
The vaccines were offered to adults who are around children a lot and who can't...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Washington state's Department of Ecoclogy is deploying 48 Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) AmeriCorps members and staff to New York to help communities struck by Hurricane Sandy.
The crews will come from Ellensburg, Port Hadlock, Seattle, Mount...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 10:40 PM
Voters in Washington have approved same-sex marriage, making it the third state in the nation to legalize gay marriage in Tuesday's general elections. Voters in Maine and Maryland also approved it.
With nearly 2.5 million votes counted in Washington...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:43 PM
Republican state Attorney General Rob McKenna conceded defeat Friday night to former Democratic Congressman Jay Inslee in the Washington governor's race.
In a video address, McKenna told his supporters, "Today we come to the end of a long journey,"...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Republicans picked up a key seat in North Carolina, flipping a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, according to CNN projections.
Eleven states are holding gubernatorial races Tuesday, in which Democrats are defending eights seats;...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Republicans flipped North Carolina, a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, expanding their national lead over Democrats at the statehouse level, according to CNN projections.
Eleven states held governors' races Tuesday. Democrats...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 10:26 AM
We're pretty sure that Gov. Chris Gregoire doesn't have a clause in her lease that specifies that you have to be aligned with one political party rather than another.
But then, we're also guessing that the governor might have been a bit surprised at...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Gov. Chris Gregoire on Friday night amended an emergency proclamation to include a ban on all outdoor and agricultural burning for all counties east of the Cascades until midnight Tuesday.
“With more warm, dry weather expected – the potential...