2 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
News about Seattle City Hall, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, Washington Governor Jay Inslee, Seattle and King County government and more The political right's top event of the year in this corner of America's "Left Coast" is the annual dinner of the Washington Policy Center, where guests have ranged from ex-Florida Gov.
6 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is gearing up for re-election next year, his third race in four years.
7 hrs ago | Knowledge@Wharton
Six years after the onset of the global financial crisis, economists and policymakers continue to fight bitterly over how to tackle the world's economic woes.
12 hrs ago | Roll Call
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas conceded Wednesday that he doesn't trust fellow Republicans to not agree to fast-track a debt-ceiling increase as part of a budget conference, after prodding by Sen.
13 hrs ago | WISN-TV
The book will be "a mix of autobiography, political analysis, and policy prescriptions," wrote Robert Costa, National Review's Washington-based political reporter.
14 hrs ago | Automotive News
Tesla Motors Inc. is giving President Barack Obama's green-energy strategy its biggest win after almost two years of failures pounced upon by Republicans.
18 hrs ago | The Guardian
City councilman Eric Garcetti carried 33% of the vote but gained no clear majority over Wendy Greuel, his opponent in the runoff.
While there has been plenty to find fault with in the revelation that the IRS targeted some tea party groups seeking tax exempt status, some of the Republican rhetoric has been an overreach.
I'm not a fan of speculating who will buy newspapers that are on the block. But I'll make an exception with some quick thoughts on Tribune Co.'s publishing group - currently attracting investor interest as expected but likely months away from actually being sold.
"We don't want a country where abortion is simply outlawed. We want a country where it isn't even considered," said Representative Paul Ryan in a speech a few weeks ago.
A number of the budget bills were passed on the weekend, but the house was ready to take up a very divisive issue before calling it quits for the year.
It's 4:40 p.m. on a spring Monday in New York City and Jose Antonio Vargas is energized.
ABC newswoman Martha Raddatz, center, enters Newlin Hall at the Norton Center, where she gave the commencement address Sunday for Centre's Class of 2013.
The White House continues to insist that profound incompetence, not partisan malice, led the IRS to single out conservative groups applying for nonprofit status.
The chances of a deal between Democratic and Republican lawmakers that would overhaul the U.S. tax system, trim government spending and reform safety net spending programs appear to be fading.
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said on this week's episode of Fox News Sunday that he does not know whether there was a "cover-up" related to the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, but the investigation needs to run its course.