Morning Fizz

Fight on This Capitol Hill, Fight on That Capitol Hill, and Kumbaya at City Hall Between Sawant and Meinert

A report on the street closure, a mockery on Benghazi, and a plan for small businesses.

10/27/2015 By Josh Feit

City Hall

This Year's District Elections Are Not About Districts, They're About...

Never mind the chimeric district revolution, Sawant's revolution is on the line.

10/26/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

A Followup Question for Kshama Sawant

Sawant supports 23rd Avenue redesign in Central District, Murray supports Juarez.

10/26/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Misstatement From Murray Staffer Leads Juarez to Incorrectly Claim Mayor's Endorsement

Fake endorsements, unprecedented alliance, and telling contributions.

10/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Murray Amends Wage Law to Meet Union Demand

Murray adds stronger worker protections to wage law, Rasmussen piles on, and unprecedented coalition signs on to affordable housing grand bargain.

10/21/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

To Gregoire's Surprise, Sawant Takes Credit

Council race endorsements, land use changes, and Sawant grandstanding?

10/20/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Last-Minute Funding, Doorbelling, Endorsing, and Framing

A new independent expenditure group and plenty of new contributions in the runup to the November 3 election.

10/19/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Centerpiece of Sawant's Reelection Platform Aspirational and Likely Unconstitutional

A "misleading" campaign pledge, a contrarian campaign position, and an arty campaign endorsement.

10/07/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sawant's Grassroots Fundraising Brings in $70,000 in September

Campaign trail roundup: fundraisers, fundraising, and doorbelling.

10/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sawant and Banks Clash in Substantive Debate

District Three candidates debate at packed Seattle University forum. And this time, the big crowd wasn't all for Sawant.

10/05/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

City to Take Over Management of Bike Share Program, Sawant Fans Take Down Banks Signs?

SDOT director Kubly impressed with bike sharing numbers wants city to expand system; Banks campaign captures vandals on film.

10/02/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Lesser Seattle Leader Starts Independent Expenditure Group in Runup to Council Elections

Displacement coalition leader John Fox starts PAC against growth, union starts PAC for progressive candidates, Sawant criticizes Murray budget proposal.

09/30/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Council Outlines Affordable Housing Priorities, School Board Suspends Suspensions, and the Mariners Speak

Revisiting the Housing and Affordability committee recommendations, the year the Mariners saved baseball, the Pike Street closure, and Sawant’s record.

09/24/2015 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Council President Burgess Questions Kshama Sawant's Record of Accomplishment

In a candid interview, Burgess defends his own progressive record and questions Sawant's.

09/23/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Developers Scoff at Both Sawant and Burgess

Rent resolution, neighborhood reaction, Eyman violation, and housing consternation.

09/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Burgess Passes Rent Resolution, Sawant Claims Victory

Burgess excludes rent control language, criticizes Sawant rhetoric.

09/21/2015 By Josh Kelety

Morning Fizz

"Tentative Agreement" Reached Between Striking Teachers and Seattle Schools District

The teachers' strike, some candidate endorsements, and a letter from hookah lounge owners.

09/15/2015 By Josh Feit

I'm New Here

A Crib Sheet for Seattle Politics

Some cocktail party conversation starters, if you will.

08/21/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Morning Fizz

Sawant Quiet on Sanders Flap, Banks Applauds Marissa Johnson and Mara Willaford

Banks on Black Lives Matter, Sawant on FDR, Juarez on Ronald Reagan

08/13/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Second Ballot Count Sets Up November Showdowns

Godden fades, Herbold takes lead, Banks still for real, and Bradburd on display

08/06/2015 By Josh Feit