Power Lines

The Election of a Mercer Island Democrat May Spell the End of the GOP on the Eastside

Are the Seattle suburbs now forever blue?

12/20/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Republicans Outspending Democrats in Key Suburban Seattle State Senate Race

More pot money, less Inslee money, and more GOP independent spending.

11/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Chief O'Toole and Council Member Juarez Push Back on Sawant Over North Precinct

Sawant flags $15 million budget item for controversial North Precinct, Democrats flag misleading Republican campaign ad.

10/11/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Fired Jayapal Organizer Complains of Discrimination

Jayapal organizer let go over Sabbath conflict, Shih tops fundraising, Starbucks responds, and Trump troubles for GOP.

05/11/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Special Session for Transportation Funding and Not K-12 Funding?

Caffeinated News featuring: Special sessions, Nerdy women, and delinquent campaign finance reporting.

10/16/2014 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Banking on Sen. Murray to Secure $38 Million Waiver Looks Risky

Murray spokesman says there are no assurances.

02/20/2014 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Jolt: Republicans and Tom Sponsor DREAM Act in Senate

Following house Democrats, Republican-led state senate majority introduces DREAM Act for immigrants.

01/30/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: K-12 Education

The day's winners and losers.

01/16/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Defiant Tweet

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring district elections, teacher evaluations, and a defiant tweet.

01/16/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Undeterred

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring misconceptions, double crosses, and canny observations.

03/15/2013 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Democrats Highlight Republican Absence at McCleary Briefing

Democrats make a point of GOP absence at final task force vote.

02/12/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Petty Reading

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring sexist language, identical language, and hypocritical language.

02/07/2013 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Capitol Newsmaker, Week 1: Sen. Steve Litzow

Every Week of the 2013 Legislative Session, Niki Reading picks the lawmaker who's at the center of the action.

01/18/2013 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

This Washington

Hobbs, Litzow to Reintroduce Reproductive Parity Act

Republican Steve Litzow joins Democrat Steve Hobbs in reintroducing legislation that would require insurers that cover maternity care to also cover abortions.

01/09/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Jolt 2012: Republicans Come Out Ahead?

Despite big year at the polls for Democrats, Republicans are well-positioned in 2013.

12/27/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

Election 2012

One of Last Night's Biggest Winners Wasn't Even on the Ballot

And another was ... a Republican!

11/07/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Last-Minute Help

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Republican money,

10/30/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

An Obvious Question About the Veracity of the Times' Claim

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring more political ads in the Times, more contributions, and more bickering.

10/25/2012 By Morning Fizz