Democrats urge supporters to get out the vote

EVERETT — Elected Democratic officials and candidates urged their supporters to continue working to the last minute to get voters to cast their ballots by Tuesday. “Nobody wants to wake up Wednesday morning and think, ‘Gosh, I could have done one more thing,’” U.S. Sen. Patty Murray told Snohomish County party faithful. Murray was one of … Continue reading

Top aerospace workers give Boeing the edge

The skill and experience of the Boeing Co.’s workers are what gives the company the deciding edge in the competition to build aerial refueling tankers for the U.S. Air Force, executives said during a recent rally in Everett. Members of Washington’s Congressional delegation vowed to support those workers, to make sure that they end up … Continue reading

Congressmen rip Rossi over WTO position

Dino Rossi’s comments about whether the Pentagon should apply recent World Trade Organization rulings to the upcoming U.S. Air Force tanker bidding show he’s not ready to fill Patty Murray’s tennis shoes in the halls of Congress, members of the state’s Congressional delegation said Tuesday. “It’s either gross incompetence or gross negligence,” said U.S. Rep. … Continue reading

Machinists rally in support of Boeing tanker

Most of Washington’s Congressional delegation rallied alongside Machinists on July 9 in support of Boeing’s bid to build the next aerial refueling tanker for the U.S. Air Force. The rally at the Machinists Union Hall in Everett attracted nearly 250 Boeing employees, elected officials and other supporters, and came just a few hours after Boeing … Continue reading

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