On Friday evening Republican Congressman Dave Reichert was supposed to attend a fundraiser in Bellevue, but he canceled — probably because of the protests that MoveOn had planned for the event.
With only a few days left in the primary race for the 1st Congressional District, progressive champion Darcy Burner and centrist Democrat Suzan DelBene are neck and neck in the polls. But recent revelations about DelBene’s failure to file important records with the FEC may (should) decide the race. Washington State Progressive Caucus Chair Judith […]
According to As Deadline Nears, What If the ‘Super Committee’ Fails? The Social Security retirement program is exempt from the automatic spending cuts. The Medicaid health-care program is also protected as are veterans’ benefits, food stamps, and a handful of other programs to help the poor and disabled. While Medicare benefits would be spared from […]
The King County Democrats’ Platform & Resolutions Committee is (favorably) considering the following two resolutions, the first one calling for cuts to Pentagon spending, and the second one opposing cuts to Social Security. Concerning the Pentagon budget resolution, someone asked, “Have we considered impacts on WA employment re Boeing and re Joint Base Lewis-McChord? Might […]