I worked for Seattle Post-Intelligencer from 1973 until it ceased print publication in 2009, and SeattlePI.com from 2009 to 6/30/2020. During that time, I wrote about 9 presidential races, 11 Canadian and British Columbia elections, four doomed WPPSS nuclear plants, six Washington wilderness battles, creation of two national Monuments (Hanford Reach and San Juan Islands), a 104 million acre Alaska Lands Act, plus the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area.
A Trump-backed challenger, Kelly Tshibaka, has been in the field for months. She has labeled Murkowski “Biden’s chief enabling officer” and accused the incumbent of “going against President Trump, whose policies were the best that Alaska has ever known.”
“People’s trusted news sources are correlated with their belief in COVID-19 misinformation,” the Kaiser survey found. It noted trust in vaccination highest among those watching network news, viewers of CNN and MSNBC, and those watching their local news.
The squabbles of America and of the Democratic Party nearly derailed a bill which, among other features, will provide the biggest-yet investment in Amtrak rail service and eliminate congested highway rail crossings.
Seattle left/activist firebrand Robert Cruickshank Tweeted last night: “The results out of Seattle are bad. Not unsurprisingly so, but it’s bad and we progressives have a lot to fix.” No kidding. But the local left is not introspective and loath to abandon its agenda.