Seattle’s Kshama Sawant argues there’s no real difference between the two political parties — even after one of them put Donald Trump on the ballot. Don’t be like Kshama Sawant.
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The Sound Transit board picked Tim Eyman to help write the voters- pamphlet statement opposing the fall ballot measure on light-rail expansion. Opponents of the...
Black candidate Jesse Wineberry says police racially profiled him after Times editorial’s error WATCH
Jesse Wineberry, a candidate for the 9th Congressional District, says he was racially profiled by police, among other incidents, following a mischaracterization in a Seattle...
As they celebrate the nomination of Hillary Clinton for president, many also recognize it’s something they thought they’d never see.
Most of Stand for Children PAC’s funding this year has come from Connie Ballmer, a wealthy philanthropist and wife of former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer,...
Here’s where the third-party candidates in this election stand on various issues.
Hillary Clinton is faring poorly among white men without a college degree, a demographic with a larger-than-average rate in Washington.