Politics


Congress Hits ctrl-alt-del on Your Privacy | John L. Micek

Governments and legislative bodies often do profoundly stupid things. But lately, it…

Sen. Murray to opponents of Trumpcare: ‘Today shows just how powerful your voices are’

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) said she was grateful Friday for those…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Gov. Inslee: ‘Speaker Ryan and President Trump have failed in their misguided attempt to destroy health care in America’

Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday the Republican retreat on repealing the Affordable…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Congressman Kilmer: ‘I’m glad bill was stopped’

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) said the Republican repeal of the Affordable…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Senator Murray says she will vote no on Trump’s Supreme Court nomination

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) announced early Friday she would vote against…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Murray, Cantwell deliver warning to Speaker Ryan, House Republicans on Obamacare repeal

With a vote on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act pending…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Senator Murray asks Republicans to abandon plans to repeal Affordable Care Act

Senator Patty Murray, the top Democrat on the Senate health committee, took…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

2017 Legislative Session | Senator Rolfes on Republican budget bill: ‘Students and families deserve much better’

With a critical funding deadline for public schools fast approaching, Senator Christine…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

President Trump’s Loyal Hall Monitors | John L. Micek

There’s this disturbing scene early on in the 1990 Cold War thriller…

Nine-tenths of coal miners are gone | James A. Haught

America’s coal industry is sinking sadly. Tonnage, usually above 1 billion, dropped…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Trump’s eighth week in office | In cartoons

Alternative fact: The eighth week of Trump’s presidency came and went without…

  • Mar 19th, 2017

Gov. Inslee: Trump budget ‘incredibly harmful’ to state and local governments

President Trump’s federal budget proposal is short on details, Gov. Jay Inslee…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Congressman Kilmer: Trump’s budget is ‘irresponsible and unserious’

President Trump’s just released 2018 budget is a job killer that will…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Trumpcare: An International Embarrassment | Mel Gurtov

Paul Ryan justifies the current Trumpcare bill as promoting freedom — the…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Senator Murray skewers Trump’s proposed budget

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) said President Trump’s budget proposal — released Friday…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

2017 Legislative Session | Inslee signs bill assuring schools’ 28 percent levy-lid secure until 2019 expiration

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law Wednesday legislation that will…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Trump is the Picasso of Hogwash | Raging Moderate

The English language has a healthy share of euphemisms for lying. Fabrication.…

Senator Murray on Trumpcare: Millions to lose coverage, premiums will spike, Medicaid will be gutted

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) called the Republican plan to repeal and replace…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Attorney General Ferguson asks for new court hearing on Trump travel ban; California seeks to join lawsuit

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed an amended complaint in…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Military Support for Diplomacy and Development | David Cortright

Amidst the darkness of Washington politics, a recent bright spot was the…

  • Mar 13th, 2017