What’s Congressman Jim McDermott’s Real Legacy?

Legislative success—or simply the the soft liberalism of low expectations.

07/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

New Polling Says Inslee Is Vulnerable, Jayapal Says She's "Seriously Considering" McDermott Seat

Inslee only leads Bryant (who?) by nine points.

01/07/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Case for Lidding I-5

McDermott votes to oppose visa restrictions, Seattlish annotates Seattle Weekly, and Northwest Urbanist makes a compelling case for a central park.

12/10/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Braddock Congratulates Herbold, Jim McDermott Welcomes Challenger, and Sound Transit Ridership Increases

Herbold maintains lead after recount in West Seattle race.

12/04/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

State Representative Brady Walkinshaw to Challenge Longtime U.S. Representative Jim McDermott

Young state representative will take on veteran liberal congressman.

12/03/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Video Clip of the Day

The day's winners and losers.

09/30/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Friday Likes and Dislikes

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring war money, housing money, and pot money.

09/19/2014 By Morning Fizz


Homeless advocates say they should get former Fed building

Homeless groups call foul on fast-track rejection of proposed service center

07/09/2014 By Casey Jaywork

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: An Unprecedented Feat

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring big butts, soccer stars, and bullying.

11/04/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning FIzz: "We Sit Here Until They Figure Out They F***in'! Lost"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring warnings, letters, and F-bombs

10/07/2013 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Parking, Divorce, Primaries, and More

Your daily roundup.

08/15/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

That Washington

WA State's Congressional GOP Delegation Votes to Repeal Obamacare

Washington State's GOP lines up against Obamacare. McDermott makes fun of them. What does McKenna say?

07/11/2012 By Josh Feit


Monday Jolt: Abortion & Gay Marriage

Today's winners and losers.

01/09/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

This Washington

46th District Nominates Rep. Frockt for Scott White's Seat

46th District Democrats nominate house Rep. David Frockt to fill Scott White's seat.

11/11/2011 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs

Seattle Times: Jim McDermott Rated Least Liberal By Conservative Think Tank

New scorecard ranks Jim McDermott right behind Dave Reichert on "conservative" voting record.

08/30/2011 By Lummy Lin

On Other Blogs

PI.com: US Rep. McDermott, Wife to Divorce

PI.com: US Rep. Jim McDermott and his wife split after 14 years of marriage.

08/09/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

That Washington

Demand-Side Economics

Democrats test out the trickle-up theory.

07/11/2011 By Josh Feit

That Washington

U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott on Bin Laden (and Bush)

U.S. Rep. McDermott praises Obama, takes a shot at Bush.

05/02/2011 By Josh Feit


PubliCola Picks Jim McDermott for US Rep., District 7

Iconoclastic crusader Jim McDermott has fought for health care reform, against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and in favor of extending unemployment benefits. PubliCola supports reelecting the state's most stalwart progressive voice in Congress.

07/28/2010 By PublicolaPicks