This list is not complete, nor will it ever be, and few if any people fall entirely into any one category. Moreover, many of these descriptions are meant to be satirically evocative—if not downright…
THE BILL MAHERS
Early returns in Tuesday's primary election for Seattle mayor were showing former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan with a runaway lead.
Jenny Durkan has the experience, perspective and ideas to lead Seattle through a moment of upheaval.
Whatcom County will spend a little more than $100,000 a year to add a position to the Homeless Outreach Team to help people who are addicted to opiates.
Congress should work on improving the ACA, not returning the country to a time when millions more Americans lacked health care coverage.
A new state Supreme Court ruling rebukes secret meetings on a critical oil export facility, and sends a message to public agencies and judges alike about the importance of the state Open Meetings Act.
Students leave The Evergreen State College campus in Olympia after a threat prompted a student alert and evacuation on Thursday, June 1, 2017. The school remained closed until Monday afternoon, June 5. Credit: Tony Overman/The Olympian via AP
Republicans in the Washington state legislature are supposed to be on finding $3.5 billion to fund K-12 education this budget year, but once again, the Washington state GOP is more interested in protecting their special interest donors and passing #EverythingButEducation.
Washington AG Bob Ferguson speaks after federal judge grants restraining order halting enforcement of President Trump's executive order on immigration
President Trump has promised to be a champion of people left behind by the economy. However, his budget takes aim at the very programs that serve them. In fact, all of the cuts come from the Non-Defense Discretionary spending area of the federal budget. This part of the budget funds key priorities like job training, education, affordable housing, and basic supports for children, families, and the aging. It also includes funding for border security, veterans' benefits, and the FBI, but since Congress is unlikely to cut these areas, programs that help workers and families would be particularly hard hit.