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Republican Senate Fires State Transportation Director Lynn Peterson

Democrats accuse GOP of election year move for surprise firing.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/05/2016

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GOP Double Play Threatens Environmental Safeguards, Democrats Say

Under Republican control, senate committees pass bills to scale back oversight.

  • By John Stang
  • Published 02/03/2016

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Caucus Diaries: A Clinton Volunteer Debriefs After Iowa

Whether you like it or not, Hillary won.

  • By Jason Bennett
  • Published 02/02/2016

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Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen Kicks Controversial Senator Pam Roach Off State Task Force

Citing abusive behavior and shock, Democratic senate president Owen removes Roach from human trafficking committee.

  • By John Stang
  • Published 01/25/2016

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Inslee, GOP Spar Over Department of Corrections Scandal

GOP subpoenas documents, Inslee appoints former federal prosecutors.

  • By John Stang
  • Published 01/20/2016

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Skeptical Council Evaluates Mayor's Homeless Sweeps

City policy to clear homeless encampments comes under fire from council.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/19/2016

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Walkinshaw Announces Key Endorsements

Walkinshaw picks up González and Burgess endorsements.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/07/2016

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Constantine Picks New Council Member Johnson to be on Sound Transit Board

Urbanist Johnson beats out lefty Mike O'Brien for Seattle seat on Sound Transit board.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/07/2016

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Look Who's Relevant Now

Jimmy Carter's prescient policies.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/07/2015

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Subarea Equity Is Dead, Long Live Subarea Equity

Rare editorializing from the Sound Transit staff at board meeting as it lays out surprise Ballard-to-Tacoma line.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/04/2015

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DelBene Turns Tables on GOP Planned Parenthood Investigation

Asked if she's "monkey wrenching" the GOP's special committee on Planned Parenthood, DelBene reframes the debate.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/03/2015

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Charter Battle Heats Up in Olympia (Between Democrats)

Seattle Democrat Pollet takes anti–charter school stand as Tacoma Democrat Sawyer says they offer a solution.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/02/2015

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Herbold Pulls Ahead by 27 Votes in West Seattle Cliff Hanger

Lefty trend finally nudges Herbold ahead of Braddock in latest vote count.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 11/13/2015

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In Slight Reversal, Braddock Now Ahead of Herbold by Just 18 Votes in Dramatic West Seattle Council Race

Braddock and Herbold in West Seattle nail-biter, Harrell maintains 400-plus-vote lead in Southeast Seattle.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 11/12/2015

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Trailing by Just 6 Votes, Herbold Poised to Pull Ahead in West Seattle Council Race

Herbold trending to win, gets 54 percent of latest batch; Morales stalling, gets 47.6 percent of latest count.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/10/2015

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Races Remain Tight: Herbold Down by Just 95 Votes in West Seattle, Morales Down by 401 Votes in Southeast Seattle

With a "blend" of new ballots and earlier ones, latest count slightly reverses comeback trend in tight races.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/09/2015

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Friday Night Update: Morales, Herbold Continue to Make Gains

Morales trails Harrell by just 378 votes and Herbold down by only 104 in latest count.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/06/2015

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She Won, But the Sawant Show May Be in for a Tough Second Season

Sawant won reelection, but not the election.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/05/2015

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Is District Money Supporting District Elections?

Most of this year's candidates are not relying on district donors.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/22/2015

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Independent Expenditure Groups Agree to Keep Campaigns Positive in Braddock, Herbold Showdown

Business and union political committees agree to avoid attack ads in West Seattle race.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/19/2015
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