Highlight: Asian American voters’ influence grows

Asian American voters’ influence grows >by Drew Joseph | Published 9:17 p.m., Friday, November 23, 2012 | Khanh Tran Republicans have been rallying around a drive to adopt positions that appeal to Latinos since their defeat in this month’s presidential contest. But the GOP is also having problems attracting the votes of an even faster growing group: Asian Americans. Exit poll data show that 73 percent of Asian American voters nationwide […]

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Spotlight: Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), likely to be a key voice in Senate on budget deal

Patty Murray likely to be a key voice in Senate on budget deal >by Rosalind S. Helderman, Friday, November 23, 6:20 PM Patty Murray (D-Wash) One of the biggest winners in the sweeping Democratic victories in Senate races this month was a woman whose name appeared on no ballot: Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.).  With a low-key style that contrasts with some of the Senate’s camera hogs, Murray may be the most powerful […]

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