Suzan DelBene http://kuow.org en Congresswoman DelBene Talks Sequestration, Immigration And More http://kuow.org/post/congresswoman-delbene-talks-sequestration-immigration-and-more <p></p><p>Congresswoman Suzan DelBene was elected in November to represent Washington's 1st District. How has she spent her first few months in office? Ross Reynolds sits down with Congresswoman DelBene for an update on what she has been working on and her thoughts on gun control, marijuana legalization, immigration and looming federal budget cuts. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 20:12:26 +0000 Producer 8659 at http://kuow.org Congresswoman DelBene Talks Sequestration, Immigration And More New Washington Democrats Face Tough Choices In Congress http://kuow.org/post/new-washington-democrats-face-tough-choices-congress <p></p><p>At a post-election lunch for politicians and labor leaders, Democrats were savoring their victories, but also contemplating the tough choices awaiting progressives in Congress this month. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 03:24:05 +0000 Amy Radil 3299 at http://kuow.org New Washington Democrats Face Tough Choices In Congress 1st Congressional District Debate: Koster Vs DelBene http://kuow.org/post/1st-congressional-district-debate-koster-vs-delbene <p>The stakes in this race are high for both political parties. There are three open Congressional seats in the state this year, and Republicans say the 1st District is their best chance to win one.</p><p>Candidates John Koster (R) and Suzan DelBene (D) sit down with KUOW's Ross Reynolds for a debate. The candidates address the economy, women's reproductive issues and each other's campaigns thus far.</p><p><a href="http://blogs.seattletimes.com/politicsnorthwest/2012/10/26/kosters-past-keeps-coming-up-in-kuow-appearance/"> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Ross Reynolds 2545 at http://kuow.org Suzan DelBene Brings Business Experience, Money To Congressional Race http://kuow.org/post/suzan-delbene-brings-business-experience-money-campaign <p>On the campaign trail, Suzan DelBene tells the story of how her family struggled when she was a kid. Her father was laid off from his job when she was nine, and the family moved all over the country as her parents looked for work. “They never got back to a situation where they were financially stable,” she explains.</p><p>She recounts that despite her family's financial difficulties, she was able to go to college on student loans. “I was in a position to take care of my family,” she says. “I’m not sure I could tell that story today.”</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 01:03:26 +0000 Deborah Wang 2242 at http://kuow.org Suzan DelBene Brings Business Experience, Money To Congressional Race