The emergence of a new front bench of Democrats are mostly prominently attorneys general who brought successful court challenges against Trump.
Has he committed crimes? Probably. Will he be indicted for them? Possibly. Will we see him in prison? Don’t hold your breath.
Joe Kent, an ex-Green Beret, eliminated incumbent six-term Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler in Washington’s top-two August primary.
Nyhus helped Biden's campaign in Seattle and is a leader of LBGTQ causes. He has a reputation for knowing what buttons to push.
“I walked the tightrope for two-and-a-half years. Eventually, the rope snapped.”
Congressional candidate Marie Gluesenkamp Perez knows her positions anger both Democrats and Republicans. Is it a winning formula?
Writing on fascism, Trotsky noted its ultra-nationalist streak and that it stoked (and fed off) the anger and grievances of the middle class while at the same time being pro-corporation and anti-worker.
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The $1.75 million he has poured into Betsy Johnson’s campaign is a big number, even for the billionaire Nike founder.
Victimhood is not a recommended theme for reaching out.
The party’s urban leadership may have missed the memo. But hereabouts we know that demographically, things have changed in Eastern Washington.
A theory: "Recent moves to reform voting systems – here and elsewhere – are rooted in large part in growing public anxieties that our democracy, as currently constituted, is failing."
Has our image of exceptionalism, seeing ourselves as the most democratic and free republic, blinded us from applying the law to our former leaders?
Originally, Labor Day was much about celebrating labor organizing. Now, it's more about celebrating the end of summer.
The results so far: The Democrats have punched above their weight, increasing their vote in five special House races.
Mary Peltola will be the first indigenous Alaskan to represent the Great Land in Congress.
These are professional Republican operatives looking to take the House for the GOP.
Latest poll: Together, pocketbook issues exceed concerns about democracy.
Our current system of budgeting public services is ridiculous. It takes too long and it focuses on spending levels not the quality of the deliverables.
This is basically pure special-interest money, raised $1,000 at a time from willing donors eager to court influence with powerful committee chairs and leaders in the Legislature.
Of things accomplished and the nature of political rivalries.
Hungary's Orban lays out the insidious steps that toss out democracy and accountability, while remaining popular with the electorate.
With or without his shades, Joe Biden is feeling good about himself.
What are the chances of getting enough votes for any sensible reform? And if Congress now or after the mid-terms actually coalesced around changing the Court, should we be encouraged or scared?
Kent has emerged as a right-wing media darling.
An exhaustive 2019 study by the political reform group, Unite America, concluded that, though 63 percent of Americans SAY they favor a third party, they don’t vote that way.
With a lot of “safe” one-party districts, and a wide-open top-two primary shifted to August, many battles pit Democrat against Democrat and Republican vs. Republican.
Fortunately, Washington state has been spared political havoc. So far.
It's not easy to follow this last-minute money. The money behind Conservatives for a Stronger America is still anonymous, hidden behind the same Massachusetts-based consultant, Charles Gantt.
The language of Canadian politics is becoming harsher. Public officials are targeted for abuse. Confrontations are getting more frequent and intense.
Some pundits insist the feminist movement is in trouble – beset by backlash, deserted by the disillusioned younger generation and lacking optimism.