Morning Fizz

Urbanist Hopes, Democratic Expectations, and Neighborhood Demands

What Tim Kaine means for the Democrats, what Jim McDermott means for the Democrats, and what West Woodland wants from Ballard.

07/25/2016 By Josh Feit


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

Lawsuit Against City Raises Issue of Density and Affordable Housing

Developer sues city, no pot in Southeast Seattle, OneAmerica parties, and still no answer from Murray.

04/11/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Joe McDermott Wins Endorsement from 34th District Democrats

Endorsements in the 7th congressional district, tolling on I-405.

02/11/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The McDermott Race, the Bernie Race, and the Greenspace

Running for Jim McDermott's seat, endorsing Bernie or Hillary, and slowing down the bike trail.

02/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Jayapal to Announce She's Running for Jim McDermott's Seat

The state senator is set to jump in to the U.S. house race.

01/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

A Radical Republican Bill in Olympia and Some Guerrilla Urbanism in Seattle

The war on women and the war on cars continues.

01/11/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Walkinshaw Announces Key Endorsements

Walkinshaw picks up González and Burgess endorsements.

01/07/2016 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

Election 2016

Can Walkinshaw Raise the Millions It Will Take to Challenge Incumbent McDermott?

With the exception of unions, a survey of recent donors shows little overlap between McDermott and his new adversary Walkinshaw.

12/15/2015 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

Morning Fizz

Last-Minute Budget Battle Focuses on Homelessness and LGBTQ Center, Northwest Film Forum Focuses on Abortion

An LGBTQ center on Capitol Hill, surplus money, Jim McDermott's seat, and Shout Your Abortion.

11/16/2015 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