An ancient discovery (bipartisan cooperation) in the Columbia Basin
Polarization is a word used early and often to describe politics both nationally and in the state of Washington. Yet, right here in the middle of the Trump Show, right here in the Evergreen State, comes a display of bipartisan solidarity courtesy of a 9,000-year-old skeleton.
Are red & blue in WA mostly divided by environment, the safety net & government…
In April, the homegrown public opinion trackers at Elway Research released the results of their post-presidential election polling and found that while red and blue Washington are indeed polars apart in many ways, the biggest differences are found in attitudes on three topics.
Dissecting Trump's aggression key to thwarting him, AG Bob Ferguson writes in…
Who knew? Washington state attorney general Bob Ferguson is a nationally ranked chess player. Of course, his jousting in a different venue -- against Donald Trump over the proposed Muslim travel ban -- earned him wide acclaim.
Tina Podlodowski is hell-bent on reshaping the state Democratic Party
SEATTLE — Tina Podlodowski, the new chair of the Washington State Democratic Party, is making the rounds with the faithful and telling it like it is: the party has ceded massive ground to Republicans across the state over the last 10 years and she is hell-bent on reclaiming that territory.
Chaos at Evergreen State: bringing liberals and conservatives together?
Last week’s events Evergreen State College in Olympia regarding the protests of biology professor Bret Weinstein who refused to take part in the college’s annual Day of Absence sparked a firestorm among both rightists and leftists nationwide.
Is it time for automatic voter registration in WA?
The trail blazed by Washington DC and six states -- including Oregon -- suggests that Washington could make significant inroads in the 1.3 million voting-age adults in the state who aren't registered to vote. But there are hurdles on the road to automatic registration in the Evergreen state.
Minimum Wage Increase: Reforming the System to Reconcile State-Wide Divisions
The initiative to raise the state's minimum wage passed even though only around a third of the Evergreen State's counties voted in favor. The eastern and western parts of the state are at odds with one another because the current representation system needs to be more localized