Washington state’s congressional delegation on Monday submitted a strong entry into this year’s political Super Bowl betting sweepstakes, announcing a mass wager with Colorado’s delegation. That means all members of Congress representing Washington and Colorado — 17 in all; 10 from Washington and seven from Colorado — are offering to give something to the other side…More
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Republican Jan Angel maintained her lead over state Sen. Nathan Schlicher in updated vote totals released Wednesday afternoon. Angel led by about 1,200 votes after Wednesday’s count, up from a roughly 800-vote lead in Tuesday’s returns. That translates to a 52-48 percent race. The special election in the 26th District, which straddles Pierce and Kitsap counties, was…More
WASHINGTON — One ugly painting. Three recipients. A congressional tradition observed by members of Washington’s delegation took an unusual turn this year when a painting of a just-hatched chick was passed to the state’s newest member of Congress — and rotated among the state’s three House freshmen. U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler of Camas, who…More
Good Morning. We go now to the contest between political ads, particularly in the Washington governor’s race. Pollster Stuart Elway this week presented poll results that show Democrat Jay Inslee beating Republican Rob McKenna for the first time since the campaign began. One possibility is that his poll showing Inslee with 43 percent to McKenna’s 36…More
Good morning. We all know Washington’s gubernatorial race is close, at least according to the polls. Politico goes a step further and calls it the hottest gubernatorial race in the country. I have to give it to my KUOW-FM radio compadre, Eli Sanders of The Stranger, for asking a really good…More