City Hall

3 Seattle Council Members Are Attending Samantha Bee's Trump Roast

Seattle's five council women received an invitation after their appearance on Full Frontal last year.

04/18/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Big Little Lies

How to Call BS in the Age of Alternative Facts

Two Seattle professors want to forge a path for truth in the so-called post-truth era.

04/17/2017 By Madeline Ostrander

Banned in the USA

We The People: Meet Six Immigrants from the Six Countries on Trump's Travel Ban List

Some have been here for decades, others for just a few weeks. All felt the impact of the executive order acutely.

04/17/2017 By James Ross Gardner, Rianna Hidalgo, Hayat Norimine, and Allison Williams Photography by Brandon Hill

City Council

Seattle City Council Could Go Further to Oppose Keystone XL Pipeline

After Wells Fargo divorce, activists want the City of Seattle to cut off all ties to banks doing business with the Keystone XL Pipeline.

03/28/2017 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

The Week in Review

A very unpopular Republican health care plan falters, a citywide paid maternity leave plan for Seattle, and a Washington State Supreme Court Justice’s concerns with federal immigration agents near courtrooms.

03/24/2017 By Josh Kelety

Politics

Seattle Is a Sanctuary City with Big Pockets

Our economic heft means our political resistance sticks.

03/20/2017 By Madeline Ostrander

News

Q&A: City Attorney Pete Holmes on Deciphering What Trump Policies Mean for Seattle

"Trying to interpret federal policy from a tweet is a challenge, to say the least."

02/23/2017 By Rianna Hidalgo

News

Syria to Seattle in the Age of Trump

As we wait for Trump’s updated travel ban executive order, a Syrian American shares what the last one meant for her family.

02/21/2017 By Rianna Hidalgo

News Roundup

The Week in Review

Latest Seattle protests, a court ruling in Valentine's Day spirit, and breakups at the White House.

02/17/2017 By Rianna Hidalgo

News

For Seattle Area Warriors of #NoBan, the Work Is Nonstop

Ninth Circuit upholds suspension of Trump travel ban: “For one day, I can breathe a little bit normally.”

02/10/2017 By Rianna Hidalgo

Inauguration Morning Opinion

The Nightmare Scenario

How Trump's perverted populism could translate into a second term.

01/20/2017 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Resistance Begins at Home

A Seattle manifesto just in time for January 20.

01/19/2017 By Josh Feit

Cities

From Mayor Ed Murray: Seattle’s Way in the Era of Donald Trump

Our city needs to keep leading the way.

01/19/2017 By Ed Murray

Cities

Why Donald Trump Could Never Run This Town

(It's not just because he wouldn't get our vote.)

01/19/2017 By Josh Feit

Guest Opinion

Seattle's Newest U.S. Rep Calls for a Progressive Populism

Bring on 2017 says Pramila Jayapal.

12/30/2016 By Pramila Jayapal

Afternoon Jolt

Boeing: "I Don't Know Where He Got the $4 Billion Figure From."

Trump's latest volatile tweet lands in Puget Sound.

12/07/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Neighborhoods Rising

The idea of a Trump administration is reinvigorating Seattle's neighborhood movement.

12/05/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

U.S. Rep. DelBene Challenges Trump, State Rep. Frame Challenges State Democrats

Fighting a Muslim registry, fighting Democratic losses, and a win for charter schools.

11/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Minimum Wage Measure Outperforms Clinton in Blue Washington

1433 does better than Clinton in Washington state, ad hoc anti-Trump meetup on Capitol Hill

11/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Opinion

It's Pretty Rich to be Accused of Living in a Bubble by Voters Who Just Endorsed Building a Wall

The central feature of Trump's campaign was exclusion, the central feature of cities is inclusion.

11/11/2016 By Josh Feit