The Morning Wire: Keeping you informed on Washington politics, policy, and political economy

Protests, racism, and threats at Evergreen State College

Today Representative Matt Manweller introduced legislation to privatize The Evergreen State College and called for the Human Rights Commission to open a formal investigation into...Read More

Microsoft’s Reaction to the White House Announcement on the Paris Agreement

Today, the White House announced its intent to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change. Over 190 countries, from China to...Read More

Would you rather live in Washington or New Jersey? You may not get a choice.

Have you ever heard someone in this state say, “I wish Washington were more like New Jersey?” You’re more likely to see Bigfoot. But the...Read More

Jessyn Farrell resigns from Legislature

Jessyn Farrell has stepped down from her position as State Representative in order to focus on her mayoral campaign. Farrell had represented the 46th District...Read More

Speaker Frank Chopp statement regarding Governor Inslee and budget negotiations

I thank Governor Inslee for his leadership in moving budget negotiations forward. As the Governor said, compromise is the key to resolving the budget. The...Read More

Congressional Democrats investing in job creation, infrastructure

Representative Pramila Jayapal, along with the other co-chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus introduced a bold infrastructure proposal yesterday, entitled 21st Century New Deal for...Read More