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This past week, Democrats from all 50 states and several territories gathered in Charlotte, N.C., for the 46th Democratic National Convention (DNC). There, delegates unanimously voted to renominate Barack Obama and Joe Biden for a second term, and approved a platform outlining the party’s beliefs. I traveled to Charlotte last Saturday to represent our state as a delegate, and have greatly enjoyed being in the middle of all of the action.
This past week, the Republican Party held its 40th national convention in Tampa, Florida, where more than 2,000 delegates nominated Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to be their standard bearers for president and vice president.
Sound Transit will officially inaugurate service at its new Mountlake Terrace highway station at 236th Street Southwest on March 20 in Snohomish County.
If pundits are to be believed, the hottest contest for elected office in our state this year is our U.S. Senate race, now that Dino Rossi has decided to challenge Patty Murray.
For much of our state’s recent political history, colorful and exciting top-of-the-ticket races have been a staple of the electoral landscape. Consider the Slade Gorton/Maria… Continue reading
One of the most popular and oft-repeated cliches in American history, which comes to us from Benjamin Franklin, humorously posits that “in the world, nothing… Continue reading
The waiting, arguing, and litigating is finally over.
Voting shouldn’t be hard.That simple four sentence is a complaint I repeatedly hear from people when I ask them about participating in our state and… Continue reading
So long, Washington Mutual, also known as WaMu. Over the past few weeks the familiar yellow and blue WaMu signs adorning neighborhood financial centers around… Continue reading
Much has been written about the budget shortfall that Gov. Chris Gregoire and state lawmakers are grappling with in Olympia this legislative session.
Every year, thousands of Washingtonians take ownership of new single family homes.