Democrats are trying to flip an open U.S. House seat in Washington state that’s been in GOP hands since it was created nearly three decades ago, running a political newcomer and national party favorite against a well-known Republican in a race that could be critical to controlling the chamber.
A campaign funded almost entirely by the soda industry has raised $20.21 million to pass a measure that would prohibit local governments from imposing new taxes on soda or grocery items.
SEATTLE – Seattle city councilmember Kshama Sawant took aim at Paul Allen’s reputation as a philanthropist in the wake of his death Monday. Sawant, a member of the Socialist Alternative party, decried Allen’s spending in a post on Facebook. “Paul Allen was known as a philanthropist,” she wrote. “He spent $250 million on the biggest yacht in the world in 2003; he also owned two more yachts and a fleet of private jets, several sports teams. He paid to put […]
Philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates have together donated $1 million to a November ballot measure in Washington state that would charge a fee on carbon emissions from fossil fuels.
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Even with the midterm elections looming, Republican leaders in Congress made clear this week they’re paying close attention to a looming battle over President Donald Trump’s promised border wall.
A Democratic measure aimed at eliminating short-term health care plans that don’t cover pre-existing conditions failed in the Senate on Wednesday in a tied vote of 50-50.
Seated across from President Donald Trump at the Resolute Desk, Kanye West delivered a rambling, multipart monologue that touched on social issues, hydrogen planes, mental health, endorsement deals, politics and oh so much more.
First lady Melania Trump said victims who make accusations of sexual misconduct “need to have really hard evidence” in a recently taped interview, echoing a statement she made in October 2016 amid allegations against her husband.
Ahead of the primary election in August, leaders of the Washington State Democratic Party and Washington State Republican Party pledged to run clean campaigns heading into the midterms.