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Senator Patty Murray

Dem Senator Says Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'Should Stay As Long As She Can'

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg drew raves from liberals with her scathing, 35-page dissenting opinion on the court's Hobby Lobby decision, ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Patty Murray Revives College Anti-Harassment Push After Her Intern's Sickening Story | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) said she will introduce legislation Thursday that would require colleges and universities receiving federal ...

We Just Got One Step Closer to a Budget Deal -- But Now I Need Your Help

Sen. Patty Murray | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics
Sen. Patty Murray

This is not the deal Democrats would have written on our own, and it's not the deal that Republicans would have written on their own. It's a compromise -- and can hopefully serve as a foundation for continued bipartisan work. But first, this bill needs to pass.

Danielle Schlanger

20-Week Abortion Ban DOA In Senate, Dems Say | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

A group of Democratic Senators made clear on Wednesday that a House Republican bill prohibiting women from having abortions 20 weeks after conception ...

Our Homeless Female Veterans: All Too Often, a 'Double Betrayal of Trust'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

In his foreword to the "2011 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress," released in November 2012, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun ...

Dave Jamieson

Dem Stands By Threat To Go 'Over' Fiscal Cliff | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With legislators focused on looming cuts to defense spending and entitlement programs, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) told a gathering of p...

Laura Bassett

Patty Murray Releases Video Urging John Boehner To Drop Contraception Fight | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) released a new video on Friday urging House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to abandon his plans to continue the fight in t...

Senator Introduces Legislation Limiting Class Sizes

Education News | Posted 12.07.2011 | Education

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Facilitating Outstanding Classrooms Using Size Reduction (FOCUS) Act of 2011 [bill summary, PDF], whic...

Raising Awareness for Brain Injured Veterans, Our Forgotten Warriors Are Marching to Obama

Cilla McCain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cilla McCain

Brandon Gauvreau understands what brain injured veterans need to rebuild their lives. In 2007, he suffered a hemorrhagic stroke that left him with visual field loss, partial paralysis and cognitive impairment.

Lucia Graves

GOPers Line Up To Repeal Wall Street Reform | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last month Dino Rossi became the first Senate candidate in the country to call for the repeal of Wall Street reform. Now it's clear he has plenty of c...

Patty Murray Threat

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Charles Alan Wilson Charged With Threatening Sen. Patty Muray

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SEATTLE — A Washington state man has been charged with threatening to kill Democratic Sen. Patty Murray over her support for health care reform,...

Talk Radio Hosts Offer the GOP a Huge Leadership Pool

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

With the Republican Party flailing about looking for new leaders why don't any of the high-powered conservative radio talkers run for public office?

VA Lying About Number Of Veteran Suicides, Senator Charges

McClatchy | Les Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Veterans Administration has lied about the number of veterans who have attempted suicide, Sen. Patty Murray said Wednesday, citing internal e-mail...