Afternoon Jolt

Monday Jolt: Tom's Caucus Wins One, Bike Advocates Win One

The day's winners and losers

02/04/2013 By Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: Reardon's Facebook Status, Democrats' Status in Olympia

The day's winners and losers.

01/23/2013 By Afternoon Jolt

This Washington

Voters in Tom's District Back Up His Anti-Tax Position

Only five Legislative Districts statewide rejected Tim Eyman's anti-tax measure, all of them in Seattle. Dissident Democratic state Sen. Rodney Tom's LD supported the anti-tax measure by 60 percent.

01/22/2013 By Josh Feit


This Week in Rodney Tom's Olympia

A former Democratic state representative looks at Rodney Tom's "bipartisan" senate.

01/21/2013 By Brendan Williams

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Boeing Woes and Senate Foes

Our daily roundup.

01/18/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


Isn't It Weird That...

Isn't it weird that the Republicans say they want to fund education first when they're proposing to cut funding for college tuition?

01/18/2013 By Josh Feit


Isn't It Weird That ...

Some weird things we noticed in Olympia and at City Hall.

01/16/2013 By Josh Feit and Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Angry Special Interests

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: fundraising, discriminating, apologizing, and conspiracy theories.

01/15/2013 By Josh Feit

This Washington

"Coup" Caucus Takes Over

State senate Democrats say new "majority coalition" doesn't represent Washington voters.

01/14/2013 By Josh Feit

This Washington

The Legislative Session: Week One

A look at the week ahead in the state capital.

01/14/2013 By Niki Reading

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Session Obsession

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Rodney Tom's credibility, Dow Constantine's pick, Bruce Harrell's announcement, and lots more.

01/14/2013 By Morning Fizz

One Question

One Question for Republican State Senator Randi Becker

The Democrats have singled out state senator Randi Becker as Exhibit A in the case that the so-called Coalition Caucus is a cover for a partisan takeover. Are they right?

01/11/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Nate Silver Predicts...

Caffeinated News & Gossip: Health care, education, mystery men, plus Nate Silver on the Seahawks.

01/11/2013 By Morning Fizz

One Question

One (Okay, Several) Questions for Rodney Tom's Democratic Consultant

Will Tom's Democratic consultant join the boycott?

01/10/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Extra Extra Fizz: The Kings and the Republicans

Sacramento news crews descend on the mayor's office; Republicans thank dissident Tom.

01/10/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Extra Fizz: Seattle Flag Flies in DC; Seattle Democrats Set to Punish "Faithless" Tom

More Caffeinated News: Censures and flags.

01/10/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Rendering Himself Ineligible

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Fundraising, condemning, buying, and hiring.

01/10/2013 By Morning Fizz

One Question

One Question for Senator Rodney Tom

The new state senate majority leader defends his coup.

01/09/2013 By Josh Feit