Jim McDermott http://www.kplu.org en Rep. McDermott of Seattle and wife to divorce http://www.kplu.org/post/rep-mcdermott-seattle-and-wife-divorce <p>Rep. Jim McDermott of Washington and his wife of nearly 14 years are divorcing.</p><div><p>The Seattle Democrat has released a statement saying the end of a marriage is &quot;difficult and painful.&quot;</p><p> Tue, 09 Aug 2011 23:11:49 +0000 The Associated Press 2289 at http://www.kplu.org Arrest made in threats against Rep. McDermott http://www.kplu.org/post/arrest-made-threats-against-rep-mcdermott <p>The FBI says a Palm Springs, Calif., man accused of making threatening, obscene phone calls to the office of U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott&nbsp; last month told authorities he never intended to hurt anyone.</p><p> Thu, 13 Jan 2011 01:24:34 +0000 The Associated Press 524 at http://www.kplu.org