1. What Mayor Mike McGinn wants for Xmas: A path to reelection

What Mayor Mike McGinn is going to get for Xmas:  A deep bore tunnel

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2. What Washington State voters want for Xmas: Lower taxes and more services

What Washington State voters will get for Xmas: More taxes and fewer services

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3. What US Rep. Jay Inslee wants for Xmas: A resurgent Barack Obama

What he's going to get: Even lower approval ratings for Congress

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4. What the Occupy Movement wants for Xmas:  A place to Occupy

What they're going to get for Xmas:  Excessive Use of Force

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5. What Rob McKenna wants for Xmas: A US Supreme Court ruling against health care reform[pullquote]What Peter Steinbrueck is going to get for Xmas: Everybody asking Dow Constantine to run for mayor.[/pullquote]

What he's going to get (to his unwitting chagrin): A US Supreme Court ruling against health care reform

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6. What Michael Baumgartner wants for Xmas:  Darcy Burner

What he's going to get: US Sen. Maria Cantwell

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7. What US Sen. Maria Cantwell wants for Xmas: State Sen. Michael Baumgartner

What she's going to get: State Sen. Michael Baumgartner

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8. What Peter Steinbrueck wants for Xmas: Everybody asking him to run for mayor

What Peter Steinbrueck is going to get for Xmas: Everybody asking Dow Constantine to run for mayor (and for governor, for that matter.)

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9. What the DCCC wants for Xmas: Suzan DelBene

What the DCCC is going to get for Xmas: Laura Ruderman, Roger Goodman, Darshan Rauniyar, Steve Hobbs, Marko Liias, Darcy Burner, Andrew Hughes, Ken Burns, Justin Bieber, and Lady Gaga

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10. What Tim Eyman wants for Xmas: A sugar daddy with a winning issue this time

What Tim Eyman will get for Xmas: Larry Stickney

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11. What Tim Burgess wants for Xmas: Voters to forget he oversaw SPD as chair of the Public Safety Committee

What Tim Burgess will get for Xmas: Liberal State Sen. Ed Murray passing a gay marriage bill

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12. What the Seattle School Board wants for Xmas:  No more headlines

What the Seattle School Board is going to get for Xmas: An ongoing front-page battle between a divided board over the new Super

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13. What Chief Diaz wants for Xmas: The DOJ to go away

What Chief Diaz is going to get for Xmas: Another viral YouTube video

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14. What Aaron Reardon wants for Xmas: No charges filed

What Aaron Reardon's going to get for Xmas: Text messages published on Gawker

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15. What the NRCC wants for Xmas: Denny Heck

What the NRCC is going to get:  Denny Heck
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