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Congressman Adam Smith discusses policy making in the Biden administration, political extremism, and more.

Rep. Adam Smith from Washington State’s 9th Congressional District has served in the US House of Representatives since 1996. He is the Chairman of the House...Read More

Wyman and Republican leadership condemn threats against elections officials

Three of Washington State’s most prominent elected Republicans, Secretary of State Kim Wyman, House Minority Leader JT Wilcox, and Senate Minority Leader John Braun all...Read More

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Secretary of State Kim Wyman presides over Washington’s 2020 Electoral College

Today Secretary of State Kim Wyman presided over Washington’s 2020 Electoral College. The state’s 12 electors cast ballots for Joseph R. Biden for president and...Read More

In final meeting of House Innovation, Technology & Economic Development Committee, members lay out 2021 legislative agenda

The House Innovation, Technology & Economic Development (ITED) Committee offered a preview of their 2021 legislative agenda at a work session this week. The work...Read More

T’wina Nobles: “We’re going to have to fight hard for reconciliation, for unity, for respect.”

Democrat T’wina Nobles has defeated incumbent Republican Steve O’Ban and will become the next Senator for Washington’s 28th Legislative District. Nobles will be the only...Read More

Postman’s success as chief in context

Reflections on Postman's place among Inslee chiefs of staff...Read More

Inslee announces Jamila Thomas as new chief of staff

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Jamila Thomas as his chief of staff effective Nov. 16. Thomas is currently chief of staff to Superintendent of...Read More

Senate Democratic Campaign Chair Jamie Pedersen reacts to election results

Senator Jamie Pedersen, Chair of Washington Senate Democratic Campaign (WSDC) was optimistic on election night that his caucus would expand it’s majority. Speaking to Wire...Read More

Secretary of State Kim Wyman on election integrity in Washington State

With the COVID-19 pandemic dragging on and the 2020 election drawing near, states around the country raced to expand mail-in voting and looked to Washington...Read More

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Morning Wire: Election Night in Washington

It feels like, regardless of who wins this year at any level of government, that one chapter of our American story is ending – and another...Read More