Durkan Takes Strong Early Lead In Seattle Mayor RaceIn a Seattle mayoral race that will give the booming liberal city its first female mayor since the 1920s former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan has taken a strong early lead.
Hillary Clinton Holds Fundraiser in SeattleThe Democratic presidential nominee appeared at a rally Friday afternoon featuring an appearance by Seattle hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.
Bernie Sanders Brings Campaign To West Coast
Murray, Cantwell Face Changes In Next CongressNow that Republicans will control the U.S. Senate, Washington's two Democratic senators will see their roles change in the nation's capital
Governor Inslee Suspends Death Penalty Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he was suspending the use of the death penalty in Washington state, announcing a move that he hopes will enable officials to "join a growing national conversation about capital punishment."
Murray Got Free Meals From Comcast LobbyistsSeattle mayoral candidate Ed Murray accepted free meals from lobbying firms who work with Comcast on 12 occasions over the first four months of this year — with a total estimated benefit of $250.
Gov Gregoire Looks to Broker One More Major Deal Gov. Chris Gregoire's time in office may be best remembered for the major deals she helped broker, often in late-night bargaining sessions in which negotiators were ordered to find a resolution. Now the Democrat, two months away from leaving Washington state government, is looking to finalize one more big agreement.
Police Report Says Break-in at Democratic HQ Not Random A preliminary police report suggests an Election Day burglary at the headquarters of the state Democratic Party might be something other than a routine break-in.
Sen. Cantwell Expected To Easily Win Third TermU.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell is likely to clinch her third term in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, while the race for one Washington's redrawn congressional districts remains a toss-up.
Final Debate Between McKenna And Inslee TuesdayThe state's candidates for governor face off Tuesday night in Seattle for their final debate before the November election. Inslee leads the latest Elway Poll but within the margin of error.
McKenna Says No to Releasing Tax Returns Washington gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna said Tuesday he will not release any of his tax returns, dismissing the matter as a distraction from important policy discussions.
DelBene Emerges From Expensive 1st District Primary Former Microsoft executive Suzan DelBene emerged from a caustic and costly primary campaign Tuesday, vanquishing a slate of other Democrats with a flood of advertisements funded in part by her own wealth.