Election 2012

McKenna: Times Ad Meant to "Back Up" Times Endorsement

The Seattle Times says there's no relationship between their endorsement of Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna and their $80,000 independent expenditure for Rob McKenna. Rob McKenna disagrees.

10/19/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Election 2012

Last-Minute Contributions Pouring in to Key Races

Eddie Vedder, Nike add names to long list of pro-gay marriage donors. Democrats Pony Up in state senate races. And McKenna gets help from Tea Party Rep.

10/19/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

How Low Do We Want to Get?

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: I-1185, big oil, campaign contributions; and more on the Seattle Times' pro-McKenna publicity stunt.

10/19/2012 By Morning Fizz


Thursday Jolt: Seattle Times Staffers Revolt

More than 100 Seattle Times staffers write a letter strongly opposing their corporate bosses' decision to give a free ad to a partisan candidate, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna.

10/18/2012 By Afternoon Jolt


Times Responds to Ad Criticism

The Seattle Times responds to criticism of its $75,000 independent expenditure ad for Rob McKenna.

10/18/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


The Times' McKenna Ad Needs a "Truth Needle" Fact Check

Is Rob McKenna really bipartisan?

10/18/2012 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: Republicans Make Major Last-Minute Contributions to McKenna

The day's winners and losers.

10/17/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

The C is for Crank

Seattle Times Gives Free Full-Page Ad to McKenna

The Seattle Times Company announces it will donate free full-page ads to Republican Rob McKenna and the gay-marriage campaign.

10/17/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Election 2012

Extra Fizz: Fact Check Fail

Seattle Times' gets lost in the wayback mahcine.

10/17/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Important Final Round

Caffeinated News & Gossip, featuring property taxes and abortion.

10/17/2012 By Morning Fizz

Election 2012

Questions to Ask Inslee and McKenna at Tonight's Closing Debate

PubliCola picks a set of questions to knock the gubernatorial candidates off script.

10/16/2012 By Josh Feit


Boring TV Is Good for Inslee

No news at last night's gubernatorial debate? Good news for the Democratic frontrunner.

10/12/2012 By Sandeep Kaushik


"I'm a Believer in the Future"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Debates, gay marriage, and pablum.

10/12/2012 By Morning Fizz

One Question

One Question for Jay Inslee

Today's Cola "One Question" is about education funding.

10/11/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Speaking of Polling

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring gay endorsements; bad polling vs. good polling; new attack ads; and more.

10/10/2012 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: The Greenest Governor in the Nation

Our daily roundup.

10/08/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

It's the GOP that Pushed Cuts to Public Employee Pensions

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring all the big ballot measures, Rob McKenna, Jay Inslee, and hypocrisy.

10/08/2012 By Morning Fizz

2012 Election

One Question for Rob McKenna

How does Rob McKenna square his commitment not to raise taxes with a proposal that would do just that on 47 percent of local school districts?

10/05/2012 By Josh Feit