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January 16, 2013 at 2:33 PM

Republicans nervous about parts of Inslee’s inaugural speech

Republican legislative leaders used a post-inauguration news conference to express concern about several parts of new Gov. Jay Inslee’s inaugural speech. Richard DeBolt, leader of the House Republicans, said he was nervous about Inslee’s support for new tax credits for clean energy programs, calling those and other Inslee priorities a case of “picking winners and losers.” DeBolt,…


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January 16, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Wednesday politics: Inslee to take oath of office, Harrell in Seattle mayor’s race, gun control

Good Morning. Inauguration Wednesday. From Brian M. Rosenthal. Nothing can galvanize a capital city quite like an inauguration, and incoming Gov. Jay Inslee’s should be no exception. The longtime Democratic congressman will become Washington state’s 23rd governor later this morning as part of a day of ceremonies that will start with a swearing-in in the Capitol and…


Comments | More in Governor, homepage, Politics Northwest, Seattle City Council | Topics: inauguration, Jay Inslee, live coverage

January 14, 2013 at 10:15 AM

Monday politics: Nate Silver and Seahawks; inaugurations ahead; gun plan coming

Good morning. Nate Silver, 50 states and the Hawks: Nate Silver, The New York Times wonder-math-nerd  who predicted the 2012 presidential election outcome in all 50 states, had what turned out to be an unfortunate prediction for Sunday’s football game. He said the Seahawks would win, but, oops, that did not come to pass.  His…


Comments | More in Governor, homepage, Politics Northwest, State Legislature | Topics: Gov. Chris Gregoire, Gov. Jay Inlsee, gun politics