Elections

WA Democrats ask courts to dismiss election lawsuits

Election workers load ballots into a sorting machine on Election Day at the King County Elections office in Renton, Washington on November 3, 2020. – Americans were voting on Tuesday under the shadow of a surging coronavirus pandemic to decide whether to reelect Republican Donald Trump, one of the most polarizing presidents in US history, or send Democrat Joe Biden…

Washington Sen. Patty Murray announces her re-election campaign

SEATTLE, Wash. — Democratic Senator Patty Murray is once again running for re-election, kicking off her 2022 campaign with an announcement on Monday morning. She faces competition from two Washington state Democrats, two independents and Pasco Republican Tiffany Smiley. Sen.…

Benton County sheriff recall election set for August 3

PROSSER, Wash. — After eight days of verification and canvassing, Benton County Auditor Brenda Chilton officially certified the signatures on the recall petition for the Benton County Sheriff Jerry Hatcher today. According to a release issued by Benton County officials,…

Governor's mansion breach: Do you know this man?

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The Washington State Patrol has some unfinished business from that time protestors broke through the Governor's Mansion fence and pounded on Jay Inslee's door. Jan. 6: Protesters breach WA Governor’s Mansion grounds to bang on Inslee’s…

Newhouse offers statement on Inauguration of Joe Biden

WASHINGTON D.C. — Representative Dan Newhouse of Washington's Fourth Congressional District offered a statement in response to the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris today. “As President Biden takes his oath of office to become the…

President Trump releases farewell speech

In his farewell address, President Donald Trump said he will pray for the success of the next administration. The White House released excerpts of the video address ahead of its release Tuesday afternoon, a day ahead of President-elect Joe…

Capitol riots inspire a wave of resignations throughout D.C.

WASHINGTON D.C. — As the dust clears from the violent riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, resignations are pouring in from people throughout the Trump administration. Many politicians on both sides of the aisle have condemned the actions displayed during…

Vice President Mike Pence reacts to U.S. Capitol protests

WASHINGTON D.C. — Vice President Mike Pence tweeted his reaction to Trump supporters' protests at the U.S. Capitol today. The Vice President expressed his respect for peaceful protest, but says that this "attack on our Capitol will not be tolerated."…