Jim McDermott

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KING5 Seattle
Roll call reaction from Washington's delegationdelegates and 15 superdelegates. Two of the state’s superdelegates, Representat
Roll call reaction from Washington's delegation
KING5 Seattle / Posted 9 hours ago
delegates and 15 superdelegates. Two of the state’s superdelegates, Representatives Adam Smith (D-9th District ) and Jim McDermott (D-7th District), were not present; their votes were counted as abstentions. “The Bernie folks felt very... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Primary election guide: How will you vote for governor, Senate and viaduct park?Seattle Times editorial board. (Ken Lambert/The Seattle Times) 7th Congressiona
Primary election guide: How will you vote for governor, Senate and viaduct park?
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 hours ago
Seattle Times editorial board. (Ken Lambert/The Seattle Times) 7th Congressional District In 1988, voters sent Congressman Jim McDermott to D.C. This fall, the 79-year-old isn’t seeking re-election. Even the socialist strain shown in recent... Read more
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Crosscut
Election 2016: a quick guide to your primary ballotthe north and south, are seeing a wide-open race to replace the retiring incumb
Election 2016: a quick guide to your primary ballot
Crosscut / Posted 5 days ago
the north and south, are seeing a wide-open race to replace the retiring incumbent member of Congress, Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott. He has held office for more than a quarter century, since 1989. This has fueled expectations that whoever... Read more
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The Seattle Times
What’s changed and what hasn’t since ’88 as race to replace McDermott heats upthree failed runs for governor was elected to represent Washington’s 7th Congre
What’s changed and what hasn’t since ’88 as race to replace McDermott heats up
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
three failed runs for governor was elected to represent Washington’s 7th Congressional District. The new congressman was Jim McDermott, a former state senator. The year was 1988. Seattle was smaller and grittier then, and quirkier. But the... Read more
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Roll Call
Clinton Promises to Help Democrats Win Back the HouseWednesday promised to help the party win down-ballot races in November by runni
Clinton Promises to Help Democrats Win Back the House
Roll Call / Posted 12 days ago
Wednesday promised to help the party win down-ballot races in November by running a 50-state campaign. Washington Rep. Jim McDermott said Clinton told the Democratic caucus that she understands the significance of having control of the House... Read more
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The Seattle Times
The Times recommends: Brady Walkinshaw for the 7th Congressional DistrictU.S. Rep. Jim McDermott’s retirement after 28 years gives Seattle voters a blan
The Times recommends: Brady Walkinshaw for the 7th Congressional District
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 days ago
U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott’s retirement after 28 years gives Seattle voters a blank slate to define what they want from their representative in the U.S. House. The Seattle Democrat defined the “liberal lion” ideological approach, but he was notoriously... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this weeka prescription would save them money and time, speeding their recovery from com
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this week
Bangor Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
a prescription would save them money and time, speeding their recovery from common illnesses. A bill opponent, Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Washington, said it would primarily benefit the wealthy, who have a disproportionate number of health... Read more
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The Daily Comet
House GOP plan to hold gun vote faces resistance from conservativesif Congress did not put more money behind the programs. "It is a hollow promis
House GOP plan to hold gun vote faces resistance from conservatives
The Daily Comet / Posted 20 days ago
if Congress did not put more money behind the programs. "It is a hollow promise if there's no some money in it," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Washington. "To think that state legislatures or somebody is going to find the money somewhere is simply not... Read more
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The Houma Courier
House GOP plan to hold gun vote faces resistance from conservativesif Congress did not put more money behind the programs. "It is a hollow promis
House GOP plan to hold gun vote faces resistance from conservatives
The Houma Courier / Posted 20 days ago
if Congress did not put more money behind the programs. "It is a hollow promise if there's no some money in it," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Washington. "To think that state legislatures or somebody is going to find the money somewhere is simply not... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
House GOP plan to hold gun vote faces resistance from conservativesif Congress did not put more money behind the programs. "It is a hollow promis
House GOP plan to hold gun vote faces resistance from conservatives
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
if Congress did not put more money behind the programs. "It is a hollow promise if there's no some money in it," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Washington. "To think that state legislatures or somebody is going to find the money somewhere is simply not... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Boost from Bernie Sanders playing into Seattle race for CongressTuesday, Sanders emailed his millions of supporters urging them to help state S
Boost from Bernie Sanders playing into Seattle race for Congress
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 days ago
Tuesday, Sanders emailed his millions of supporters urging them to help state Sen. Jayapal replace retiring Democratic Rep. Jim McDermott in Washington’s 7th Congressional District, which covers much of Seattle, some suburban areas and Vashon... Read more
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ABC News
Book Excerpt: Kimberley Strassel's 'The Intimidation Game'false narrative and minimizing the misdeeds. Just one week after Lerner’s confe
Book Excerpt: Kimberley Strassel's 'The Intimidation Game'
ABC News / Posted 24 days ago
false narrative and minimizing the misdeeds. Just one week after Lerner’s confession, Washington Democratic representative Jim McDermott used his opening statement at a Ways and Means hearing to declare, “There is a difference between stupid... Read more
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International Business Times
Hackers bring down US House Democrats' websites following gun control sit-in Doggett, Tammy Duckworth, Donna Edwards, Sam Farr, Tulsi Gabbard, Alan Grayson,
Hackers bring down US House Democrats' websites following gun control sit-in
International Business Times / Posted 28 days ago
Doggett, Tammy Duckworth, Donna Edwards, Sam Farr, Tulsi Gabbard, Alan Grayson, Marcy Kaptur, William Keating, John Larson, Jim McDermott, Richard Neal, Ed Perlmutter, Jackie Speier and Filemon Vela. DCS manages the websites of all the Democrats... Read more
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Roll Call
Netanyahu Speech Lives Up to Controversial Expectationsplaybook." Vermont Democrat Peter Welch asked why a friend of the United State
Netanyahu Speech Lives Up to Controversial Expectations
Roll Call / Posted 30 days ago
playbook." Vermont Democrat Peter Welch asked why a friend of the United States would act this way toward the president. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., said the president deserved Congress' support and didn't need this today. "John Boehner ought to be... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Push to cover hearing aids with Medicare gains supportDingell, D- Mich., has introduced a bill to remove Medicare's exclusion for hea
Push to cover hearing aids with Medicare gains support
Naples Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
Dingell, D- Mich., has introduced a bill to remove Medicare's exclusion for hearing aids and test for them. And U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., has a bill for Medicare to cover dental, vision and hearing care, among other bills. "When you can't... Read more
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Everett Herald
Democrats in 32nd District endorse neither Kagi nor challengerfive Democrats, along with two Republicans and two independents, running for th
Democrats in 32nd District endorse neither Kagi nor challenger
Everett Herald / Posted 1 months ago
five Democrats, along with two Republicans and two independents, running for the congressional seat that longtime U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott is giving up. In the 2nd Congressional District, Larsen and Lapointe are running against a Republican, a... Read more
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Roll Call
Steve Israel Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2016No." He called Israel's decision "well thought out," adding, "that's a risky s
Steve Israel Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2016
Roll Call / Posted 1 months ago
No." He called Israel's decision "well thought out," adding, "that's a risky seat." Rangel said he, Israel and Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Washington, who announced his retirement on Monday, all are in the same club. "What we we are doing is... Read more
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ABC News
Trump and Clinton Sparthem she will help try to win back the chamber this year. “I want the House,” C
Trump and Clinton Spar
ABC News / Posted 1 months ago
them she will help try to win back the chamber this year. “I want the House,” Clinton told the room, according to Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Washington). Following the closed meeting, which lasted under an hour, California Rep. Xavier Becerra began... Read more

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