Politics

Resistance gone mainstream | Patrick T. Hiller

When reality show celebrity Donald Trump won the 2016 Presidential Election, many of us who professionally and passionately work for peace and justice knew that… Continue reading

Nonviolent Resistance to Trump: Creative, Powerful … and Growing | Rivera Sun

The rise of Donald Trump has been infuriating, horrifying and ridiculous all at once. Meanwhile, what we, the People, are doing to resist injustice, oppression,… Continue reading

Senator Murray: President Trump’s pick for Secretary of Labor is ‘uniquely unqualified’

U.S. Senator Patty Murray blistered Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s nominee for U.S. Secretary of Labor, for Puzder’s opposition on overtime pay and raising the minimum… Continue reading

Kilmer joins in Congress’ demand for investigation of voter suppression

Congressman Derek Kilmer joined almost 80 of his colleagues in Congress this week in signing a letter to President Trump asking for an investigation on… Continue reading

Washington wins again in legal fight against President Trump’s travel ban

The temporary restraining order that stopped President Trump’s travel ban on people entering the country from seven predominantly Muslim countries will stay in place, according… Continue reading

Senator Murray responds to Ninth Circuit Court decision on travel ban

Washington state’s senior senator said the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision to uphold the temporary restraining order blocking President Trump’s travel ban was “a… Continue reading

Democrats Are Completely Lost | Will Durst

Shattered. Splattered. Scattered. Battered. Tattered. Skewered and plattered. Barely mattered. That was the Democrats after November’s election. But surely in the months since, they’d come… Continue reading

Civic education is now the topic in Olympia | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — Maybe it’s the constitutional scrap incited by the McCleary school funding decision. Maybe it’s the constitutional commotion ignited by President Donald Trump’s travel… Continue reading

Trump’s second week in office | In cartoons

President Trump’s busy second week as leader of the free world, as seen by cartoonists across the country and globe. Represented cartoonists are: Bob Englehart,… Continue reading

Washington notches first win in legal fight against Trump travel ban

Washington state officials celebrated Friday’s court order from a federal judge that stopped President Trump’s controversial executive order that banned travelers from seven predominantly Muslim… Continue reading

Bainbridge GOP women host speaker from the Washington Policy Center

Bainbridge Island Republican Women will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 at the Wing Point Country Club. The keynote speaker is Liv Finne, director… Continue reading

Senator Murray rallies Senate colleagues to vote against Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education

Declaring “I refuse to simply stand by and watch,” U.S. Senator Patty Murray kicked off 30 hours of debate on the Senate floor prior to… Continue reading

On the Supreme Court, Democrats Simply Lost | Dick Polman

When Senate Republicans decided last year to ditch their constitutional duty — by stiffing President Obama’s eminently qualified Supreme Court nominee, denying him even the… Continue reading

How To Make Enemies | Mel Gurtov

About two weeks ago I wrote a commentary, “Unfit to Command,” which argues that Donald Trump lacks the temperament, intelligence and leadership qualities to be… Continue reading

Property tax cap is on the table | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — A bipartisan alliance of lawmakers wants to rewrite one of the state’s vaunted political commandments in order to restore a stream of dollars… Continue reading

2017 Legislative Session | School districts facing levy-lid crisis; Legislature considers one-year extension

OLYMPIA — With a 4 percent decrease in next year’s levy lid, Courtney Schrieve, North Thurston Public Schools executive director of public relations, says her… Continue reading

Senator Murray votes no on Trump’s budget director

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) voted “no” Friday on Rep. Mick Mulvaney’s nomination as budget director. President Trump had nominated the congressman from South Carolina… Continue reading

Taking it to the streets: Part 2

The Review presents a series of photo galleries from the recent rallies and historic marches.

Onward to Seattle!

The Review presents a series of photo galleries from the recent rallies and historic marches.

Senator Cantwell vows to give Gorsuch a thorough look

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) said she hopes to meet with Judge Neil Gorsuch following his nomination to the United States Supreme Court. Cantwell released… Continue reading

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