Seattle P-I reporter Joel Connelly covers a debate among 1st CD candidates. Compare my review of an earlier 1st CD debate in Seattle: Darcy Burner and Roger Goodman shine at MDC candidates forum.
The stalemate in Olympia over Washington state’s budget represents an ideological divide that won’t be overcome by negotiators sitting long enough in a room together. And unfortunately, neither side has proposed a budget and revenue package that would actually fully fund the educational opportunity and services families need in today’s economy. Republicans who control the […]
I attended the candidates forum for the chair of the state Democratic Party Sunday (see report), and there was one issue which the candidates did not directly address: As party chair, how would you balance the needs of the progressive and centrist wings of the party? On the left, many voters are disillusioned with what […]
Dennis Kucinich’s congressional district in Ohio is being dissolved, and Kucinich is apparently considering a run in Washington State. He has been visiting Washington State a lot recently giving speeches. But State Democratic Party Chair Dwight Pelz is opposed to Kucinich running here. “I am alarmed at the spoiler role Rep. Kucinich could play should […]