Live updates: Barack Obama stops in Seattle after visiting Roseburg

President Obama is expected to touch down at Boeing Field at 3:45 p.m. Friday, then head to the Westin Hotel in downtown Seattle for two events: a roundtable benefiting the Democratic National Committee and a fundraiser for U.S. Sen. Patty Murray’s 2016 reelection campaign. Drivers and transit users should expect extra traffic congestion and delays. Downtown...


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