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2022 Washington Senate Election

News coverage of the Washington Senate election. Patty Murray has been the Senator from Washington since 1993. See their news, bias in the media coverage and more in our Washington election page. See other states and more information on our 2022 U.S. Senate page.

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Patty Murray Polls: 50% Sample: 4,782Percentage of News: 100%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Left: 44%
Center: 53%
 
53% of the news @PattyMurray interacts with on Twitter is Centrist

Coverage Breakdown

Coverage Breakdown is based on the number of articles published per candidate.

Patty Murray

Latest 2022 Washington Senate Election News

Abortion

Senate bill would ban data brokers from selling location and health data

Coverage: 2 sources
A bill introduced Wednesday by Elizabeth Warren would ban data brokers from selling or transferring individuals' location data and health data. A leaked draft opinion published by Politico in May suggests the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade. Some 13 states have legislation in place to swiftly criminalize abortion should the case be overturned.See the Story
Abortion · Washington

'We've got to fight back': Patty Murray on Democrats' response to Supreme Court abortion ruling

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on June 24, leaving abortion laws up to the states. Murray: "For the first time in my life, my daughter and my granddaughters will have less rights than I do" Democrats could nix the Senate filibuster that requires a 60-vote majority to pass legislation.See the Story
US & Canada · Seattle

Tiffany Smiley pushes for debate with Patty Murray in U.S. Senate Race

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
After 14 months of vying to overtake the U.S. Senate seat held by Democratic incumbent Patty Murray, who has held the seat for nearly three decades, candidate Tiffany Smiley said she continues to pose the same question to Washington state voters on the campaign trail.“I ask everyone I talk to, ‘Are you better off than you were two years ago?’” Smiley (R-Pasco) told Dori Monson Show listeners Monday.See the Story
Patty Murray · Spokane

EXCLUSIVE: Senator Patty Murray and Senator Maria Cantwell sit down with KHQ's Bradley Warren regarding Roe vs. Wade

KHQ's Bradley Warren spoke exclusively with Washington state's senate delegation. Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray were asked the same question: Some people don't agree with you, what do you say to them? Cantwell: "I think these are personal decisions, and the thing is done we want the government to decide, the public has come to count on the public"See the Story
Patty Murray

Dem Sen. Murray: Cruz Comparing Abortion Protesters to January 6 Riot 'Offensive'

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) said Wednesday on MSNBC's "The ReidOut" that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) was offensive in his words and tone when he compared protesters outside the homes of several Supreme Court justices to the rioters at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.See the Story
Patty Murray

Murray, DeLauro, Scott Introduce Bill to Stop Wage Theft and Improve Wage Recovery | The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & PensionsSee the Story
Abortion · Seattle

Senator Patty Murray to discuss abortion rights in response to SCOTUS leaked report

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
SEATTLE — United States Senator Patty Murray held a press conference from a Planned Parenthood in Seattle on Friday morning to discuss abortion rights. During her speech, Murray condemned states, such as Idaho, for passing abortion bans and Republicans for filling the court with far-right, anti-abortion judges. Caption: KOMO News. “We are fighting back,” she said.See the Story
Abortion

Sen. Patty Murray on the fight to save abortion rights

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Sen. Patty Murray of Washington is the highest-ranking female Democrat in the Senate. Murray is chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. The Supreme Court is considering a decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade. Murray joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.See the Story
Patty Murray

Stefanik gets involved in Washington Senate race against Patty Murray

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Elise Stefanik, the House GOP conference chairwoman, is throwing her support behind a first-time Republican candidate who’s running to defeat longtime Democratic Sen. Patty Murray in Washington.See the Story
Patty Murray

Murray, Smith, Baldwin Reintroduce INFORM Act to Ensure People Aren’t Denied Key Info When Considering Lump-Sum Buyouts of Pension Benefits | The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & PensionsSee the Story
US & Canada · Seattle

Slog PM: People Are Still Wearing Masks on the Bus, an Activist Glued Herself to a Counter at Starbucks in the Name of Veganism, and Sen. Patty Murray Takes a Stand Against Pot Shops Getting Robbed at Gun Point

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
by Hannah Krieg Thinking about protecting pot shop workers, probablyCHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY IMAGES4/20 BLAZE IT: Today is one of those magical fake holidays like Pi Day (March 14), except for weed! Weed! Our friends at EverOut already compiled a big ole list of where the potheads will party this fine 20th of April. Hit up Carnival 420 in Georgetown or "Inhalen," a cleverly named tribute to Van Halen at Growler Guys.See the Story
Patty Murray

Patty Murray Is Not Giving Up on Childcare Relief

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The senator from Washington state hopes to address the urgent needs of working families—and shift perceptions of a Democratic Party that’s struggled to fulfill its promises.See the Story
Patty Murray · Seattle

Senator Patty Murray, others advocate for gun-safety legislation

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
SEATTLE — Senator Patty Murray says she and other Democrats are negotiating new gun reforms with Republicans, and the group they're working with needs 10 more Republicans to join them to move the needle, which Murray says will make a difference in saving lives. “I think the American people are really paying attention now,” she said at a press conference Friday in Seattle.See the Story

Media Bias Breakdown

How is the media covering 2022 Washington Senate Election?

2022 Washington Senate Election often is covered by Center Media sources.
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Center: 36%
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