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STATEMENT: Congressman Denny Heck on Possible Diversion of Joint Base Lewis-McChord Funds to Pay for Proposed Border Wall

Today the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) confirmed that four military projects in Washington state could be cut in order to fund a border wall....Read More

Wyble: Could Jay Inslee be President?

Could Governor Jay Inslee be the next President of the United States? I hear some skepticism, because our Washington is a long way from the...Read More

Wire Insider: Tim Eyman, political activist

Tim Eyman is a political activist. He joins us as a “Wire Insider” to discuss taxes and the influence of Democrats in the legislature. “Democrats...Read More

Minnick: Democrats winning battles, losing war

Commentary by "From the Right" columnist Chad Minnick....Read More

Washington Legislature votes to move presidential primary

A bill to move Washington’s presidential primary vote to the second Tuesday in March passed through both chambers of the Legislature. Now, it requires only...Read More

Hobbs’s $17 billion transportation package gets public hearing

Senator Steve Hobbs’s ambitious 10-year transportation plan had its public hearing on Thursday afternoon in the Senate Transportation Committee. The funding plan, which Hobbs is...Read More

Learning from Inslee’s presidential campaign launch video

Takeaways from Jay Inslee's video announcing his presidential campaign...Read More

Gov. Inslee appears on “Face the Nation”

On the CBS News program “Face the Nation” Sunday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee reiterated his position on Trump’s national emergency declaration and admitted he may...Read More

Q&A: Alison McCaffree, granddaughter of Rep. Mary Ellen McCaffree

After reading the Wire’s recent series on redistricting, Alison McCaffree reached out and offered us a free ticket to the one-woman play she produced portraying...Read More

Bills would require presidential candidates to release tax returns

The House State Government & Tribal Relations Committee heard public testimony last week on a bill that would require presidential hopefuls to publicly release a...Read More