Latest Seattle Political News
Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed into law a measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in Washington state, which now joins several other states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed.
Sen. Ed Murray, the newly anointed Democratic leader in the state Senate, said Wednesday he intends to run for Seattle mayor next year.
Young voters helped pass laws legalizing marijuana in Washington and Colorado, but many still won’t be able to light up. Most universities have codes of conduct banning marijuana use, and they get millions of dollars in funding from the federal government, which still considers pot illegal.
U.S. Patty Murray wants to be chairwoman of the Senate Budget Committee.
Former Presidential candidate and Texas congressman Dr. Ron Paul makes his farewell speech to Congress, grilling both Democrats and Republicans.
Governor Gregoire says the federal government still hasn’t decided whether to take action to block new laws legalizing marijuana in her state and Colorado.
Republican Rob McKenna conceded defeat in his campaign for governor Friday night, bringing to close one of the nation’s most watched and most expensive contests.
Democrat Bob Ferguson will become Washington’s next attorney general after defeating fellow King County Councilman Reagan Dunn.
Our state’s race for governor remains too close to call, with hundreds of thousands of ballots left to count.