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,…More
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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…More
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…More