U.S. President Barack Obama Wednesday nominated Sally Jewel, chief executive officer of sporting goods retailer REI, to lead the Interior Department.
Republican Rob McKenna Friday conceded the hotly contested race for governor of Washington state to Democrat Jay Inslee.
Opponents of a ballot measure that would legalize same-sex marriage in Washington state said Thursday they conceded the referendum will pass.
Washington state's gubernatorial race was still too close to call Wednesday, the day after voters went to the polls, results showed.
The Cato Institute, a public policy research group, presented its biennial fiscal report card on state governors, and praised those who cut spending and taxes.
The founder of Amazon.com and his wife have goosed the drive to approve same-sex marriage in Washington state with a donation of $2.5 million.
U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., announced Saturday he is leaving Congress to concentrate full time on running for governor of Washington.
Democratic governors joined U.S. President Barack Obama Friday to talk up his work to help the economy recover as a political strength.
The Maryland House of Delegates Friday voted 71-67 to approve a bill to legalize same-sex marriage, which is expected to pass the state Senate next week.
The Washington state Senate voted 28-21 Wednesday night to approve same-sex marriage.