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.
Michael Baumgartner, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Washington, declined to apologize for telling a reporter to "go [expletive] yourself."
Scientists and lawmakers say debris from the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan last year is reaching U.S. shores sooner than expected.
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., said Wednesday the government must require the oil industry to incorporate new technology into its spill response plans.
The Catholic school convicted killer Amanda Knox attended in Seattle is raising money for her, school officials said.
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