Larsen - Call for Congress


Research and information about Rep. Rick Larsen's two decade career in Congress failing to adequately represent the interests of his constituents.

Rick's Tech Overlords

July 31, 2020 • Ben Karpelman

In 2005, a chief executive of SBC Communications said that Google and Yahoo were “nuts” for expecting free use of SBC's Internet network to deliver their content. Edward Whitacre, who w...

Rick's Fossil Fuel Guzzlers

July 20, 2020 • Ben Karpelman

In October 2019, Rep. Rick Larsen told me to my face that he did not support a Green New Deal and that the United States can both meet the goals of Paris and also facilitate historic growths i...

Rick's Wall Street Fraudsters

July 3, 2020 • Ben Karpelman

Just two years ago, with the help of a minority of Democrats, the Republican-led House passed legislation that gutted many important financial regulations put in place by Dodd-Frank. “Republic...

Rick's War Machine

May 25, 2020 • Ben Karpelman

“Despite his limited view, Larsen is convinced progress is being made, though it is slow and remaking Iraq is a complex problem,” reported a July 2006 article from the Seattle Post-Intellig...

Rick's Climate Criminals

May 15, 2020 • Ben Karpelman

“There are some folks who have supported the Green New Deal who have done nothing else as far as legislation,“ Rick Larsen said to a group of constituents gathered at Loft Coffee Bar in Octobe...

Rick's Healthcare Profiteers

March 26, 2020 • Ben Karpelman

"During this COVID crisis, it becomes clearer than ever how precarious it is to have health insurance linked to someone's job," Representative Rick Larsen was told in a March 18...

Rick's Receipts

March 17, 2020 • Ben Karpelman

From the very beginning, former dental industry lobbyist Richard "Rick" Larsen's campaign for Congress was swamped with money. In his 2000 race, the then-member of the Snohomish...