Two States of Washington

Braver Angels Aims to Mend Our Polarized Relationships

A nonprofit championed by local author Mónica Guzmán, of 'I Never Thought of It That Way,' says curiosity can help bridge political divides.

09/22/2022 By Marcus Harrison Green

On the Trail

Three Plotlines to Follow in Washington State’s Midterm Elections

Local U.S. Senate and House races, as well as the state legislature, are already off and running. Will senator Patty Murray face a real challenge?

05/12/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Dino Deja Vu

Could This Be Dino Rossi's Last Chance?

The Sammamish politician is running for Congress. And the Republican party is holding out hope that this time, he pulls a win.

06/19/2018 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

Top Stories: Government Shutdown, Seattle Women's March, and Statutes of Limitation

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

01/19/2018 By Araz Hachadourian

News Roundup

Top Stories: Washington's Pot, ICE at Motel 6, and a "Ban the Box" Bill

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

01/05/2018 By Araz Hachadourian

News Roundup

Top Stories: Mayor’s Budget, GOP Tax Bill, Sanctuary Status

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

11/17/2017 By Araz Hachadourian

That Washington

Highlights of James Comey's Testimony

The moment we've all been waiting for.

06/08/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

"There's a Lesson to be Learned."

Is the region ready to take its cue from Seattle on transportation funding?

11/17/2014 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Senate Republicans to Put $1 Billion to K-12, Sources Say

Republicans nearly match Inslee's K-12 spend, but cut social services.

04/03/2013 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Coal Trains, Drive-Thrus, and More

Our daily roundup.

01/28/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "The Power Vested in Me by the State"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring the new King County Democratic Party chair, the new state house Finance Committee chair, newlyweds, and a new way of doing business in the state senate.

12/10/2012 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Booze, Transit, and Twinkies

Our daily roundup.

11/19/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: Senate Republican Leader Steps Down

Amid health concerns and on the heels of a bruising election, the senate Republican Caucus leader announces he will step down from the position.

11/16/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: What Next for Republicans?

Our daily roundup.

11/12/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Rick Perry is Barry Goldwater

The future of the Republican party.

09/22/2011 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs

TPM: Federalism 2.0

Republicans want to crank up states' rights with a constitutional amendment.

05/12/2011 By Josh Feit


Party of Lincoln or Limbaugh?

Surprising everyone, even me, the Democrats are still ahead.

03/05/2009 By ObamaNerd


Is Obama stimulating Republican fury?

The stimulus plan was supposed to stimulate the GOP. Nope. It's only stimulated Obama's approval rating. coulter

02/20/2009 By ObamaNerd