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AG Ferguson to DeVos: Stop delaying student loan forgiveness
Mon, Jun 5, 2017
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Attorney General Bob Ferguson is demanding that the U.S. Department of Education end delays in its program to cancel federal student loans for thousands of Washingtonians victimized by predatory for-profit colleges. About 27,000 former Corinthian Colleges, Inc. students nationwide are experiencing delays in getting their loan cancelation applications. Read More
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Washington AG: President Trump’s Aggression Will Be His Undoing
Wed, May 17, 2017
The most aggressive opening in chess is called the King's Gambit. On the second move, White sacrifices a pawn that typically protects his king for a blitzkrieg assault on Black. It's audacious. With no preparation, no careful groundwork, White signals his intent to wipe his opponent off the board. In Read More
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AG Bob Ferguson invites Trump to Washington state for a look-see, threatens to sue him again
Thu, May 11, 2017
OLYMPIA — In hopes of protecting Washington’s national monuments, Attorney General Bob Ferguson invited President Donald Trump and U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to visit the state. But if the federal government attempts to roll back those federally protected lands, Ferguson said, he’ll sue the administration once again. Ferguson, who has already Read More
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Attorney General Bob Ferguson remembers Gov. Mike Lowry, a maverick and a mentor
Fri, May 5, 2017
FIFTEEN years ago, I was an unknown, first-time candidate running for the King County Council — and I had a problem. I was taking on a 20-year incumbent. Not surprisingly, the political establishment was lining up behind my opponent — a member of my own party — who was attacking me Read More
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How Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Fought Trump and Won America's Heart
Wed, Mar 15, 2017
On Saturday, January 28, cameras across the nation were trained on airports as huge crowds of protesters filled arrival terminals to protest President Donald Trump's travel ban. The executive order that Trump had signed the night before barred entry to immigrants, refugees, and even those holding green cards from seven Read More
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How Washington state became the epicenter of resistance to Trump’s agenda
Sun, Feb 5, 2017
As President Trump weathered his first two weeks in office, a surprising number of roadblocks to his agenda cropped up from another Washington, more than 2,500 miles away. Acting swiftly and with a united front, leaders from the Evergreen State have marshaled a powerful resistance to Trump's administration — the combination of Read More
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Editorial: Ferguson deserves second term as Attorney General
Thu, Oct 6, 2016
As much as for a long list of accomplishments in his first term, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson deserves re-election based on his response to failures by attorneys in his office. Ferguson, a Democrat, is challenged this year not by a Republican but by Libertarian candidate Joshua Trumbull, an Arlington lawyer and Lake Stevens Read More
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AG Ferguson’s work earns him a second term
Thu, Oct 6, 2016
Bob Ferguson is nearing the end of a four-year term as Washington state attorney general. His work has mainly been sterling. The Democrat has stood up to influential and wealthy interests on matters of campaign finance and consumer fraud, beefed up his consumer protection unit, and taken action to change course Read More
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Wyman, McCarthy, Ferguson best picks for statewide offices
Thu, Oct 6, 2016
Every four years, candidates for nine statewide executive offices — that’s a lot — appear on the Washington state ballot. Some of the offices, such as governor and attorney general, are political in nature and lend themselves to partisan campaigns. Others, such as state auditor or state treasurer, are more Read More
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AG’s office files election-finance complaint against Kim Wyman
Tue, Oct 4, 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office has filed a complaint against the re-election campaign of Secretary of State Kim Wyman, alleging that Wyman missed deadlines in filing campaign-finance reports. The issue was first raised by the state Democratic Party, which filed a citizen’s complaint against Wyman, a Republican. Ferguson, a Democrat, has Read More
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