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Pro Choice Group Gets Tough with Democrats

With its nuanced legislative report card, NARAL ends era of grade inflation for status quo Democrats.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/28/2016

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Council Member Juarez Sends Letter to Sound Transit Pressing for 130th Street Station

Sound Tranist CEO Rogoff has nothing but bad news for North Seattle council member Juarez.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/15/2016

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Smith Defends Clinton Endorsement

Southeast Seattle congressman pressed by voters about his Clinton endorsement.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/13/2016

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Southeast Seattle Democrats Withhold Early Endorsement from Incumbent Inslee

Ornery Democrats not kind to Governor Inslee nor Patty Murray.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/12/2016

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Sound Transit Plan Reins in Parking Costs

$1 billion earmark for parking spaces cut in half.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/31/2016

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Inslee Threatens Mass Veto Unless Legislature Resolves Budget Standoff and Avoids Another Special Session

Inslee frustrated with legislature's slow pace as Democrats dig in and criticize tax breaks.

  • By John Stang
  • Published 03/07/2016

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Attempt to Repeal Transgender Rights Fails in Republican Senate

Three Republican senators from Seattle's eastside suburbs vote with Democrats against bathroom bill.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/10/2016

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On Homelessness, Sawant Likens Council Colleagues to Olympia Republicans

Sawant warns council not to throw stones from glass houses.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/08/2016

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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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