Gov. Inslee struggles to get speaking time in first Democratic debate

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Art on  Wednesday in Miami. (Wilfredo Lee / The Associated Press)
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee took part in the first Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday in Miami. (Wilfredo Lee / The Associated Press)

Going into the Democratic debate, Gov. Jay Inslee estimated he would get eight minutes of speaking time. He got about five. That was the least of any candidate, according to The New York Times.

FILE — Boeing’s 737 Max 8 planes are worked on at the Renton Municipal Airport in Renton, Wash., May 29, 2019. The Federal Aviation Administration said in June 2019 that it had recently discovered a new problem with the 737 Max jet that Boeing must correct before the plane is returned to service. (Ruth Fremson/The New York Times) XNYT182 XNYT182
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King County Metro has decided to make a major purchase of battery-powered electric buses, following a successful test of a few vehicles on Bellevue-area routes last year. The buses, like this one headed to Crossroads, connects to an overhead docking device that recharges their batteries in about 10 minutes at the Eastgate Transit Center. The charging pod, on the top of the rear of the bus, automatically lowers to charge the buses batteries.
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Kevin Toovey (right), the president of Seattle Pride, poses with local performer Aleksa Manila at the Seattle Pride Parade in 2018. (Courtesy of Nate Gowdy)
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