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Union Funding, Spokane MLK Day Bomb, And Peter King Hearing

Ross Reynolds
03/10/2011 at 12:00 p.m.

Move To Deny Labor Union Funding: Republican Senators — and one Democrat, Randy Tom — have introduced legislation to deny funding to union contracts that the governor negotiated. From Olympia, Austin Jenkins reports.

Arrest In Spokane Bombing Case: The FBI has arrested a suspect in the attempted backpack bombing in Spokane on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

American Muslims To Testify: Today in Washington D.C., chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee Peter King will hold a congressional hearing on Islamic radicalization in the US. We'll hear from an expert who says the hype around the hearing is overblown and from a UW political science professor who says mosques help Muslims integrate into American political life.


Rameez Abbas is an American Muslim and coordinates the Masters in Global Security Studies at John Hopkins.

Matt Bareto is a political science professor at the University of Washington and principal investigator for the Muslim American Public Opinion Survey.

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