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Rep. Dan Kristiansen talks about legislation that will help veterans in Washington state.

May 21, 2014

By Rep. Dan Kristiansen President George Washington once said, “The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional...

Aug. 16, 2011

It was bitter cold on that Christmas day in northern Pennsylvania in 1776. British forces had occupied Boston and New York, forcing Americans to evacuate, and the King's army was close...

Nov. 11, 2009

Last week, American troops began the first phase of withdrawing from Iraq. They have moved out from that nation's cities and, under a U.S.-Iraqi agreement, all troops will be out by...

July 8, 2009

Tomorrow, July 2, marks a pivotal point in our nation's history. It was 233 years ago that the General Congress met behind closed doors in Philadelphia and began to discuss what...

July 1, 2009

On Memorial Day, my family and I joined with others to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice so that we can live in freedom. Imagine what the maps of the...

June 3, 2009