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Spokane Mayor David Condon will sign law barring local participation in hypothetical Muslim registry

Mayor David Condon will sign a law passed unanimously by the City Council on Monday night prohibiting local officials from helping to establish a religious registry, an act that some have called fearmongering and overstating the campaign rhetoric of President Donald Trump.


Hillary Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book

Hillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump. The former secretary of state, senator and first lady is working on a book of personal essays expected to come out Sept. 26, Simon & Schuster told the Associated Press on Wednesday.


Spokane Army Maj. Scotty Smiley to address Republican retreat on invite of McMorris Rodgers

Maj. Scotty Smiley, a veteran of the Iraq War blinded in a suicide attack 12 years ago, will address Republican members of the House of Representatives and Senate this week as part of an annual retreat. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers invited Smiley and his wife, Tiffany, to address lawmakers following an op-ed they published in the Wall Street Journal last month.


Sen. Patty Murray maintains pressure on Betsy DeVos, other Trump nominees, defends NAFTA

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray on Tuesday said President Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees posed unprecedented “complex financial and legal issues” ahead of planned confirmation votes. The long-serving Democrat also advised against gutting the North American Free Trade Agreement and said she was spurred by the protests against Trump’s campaign rhetoric this weekend.


McMorris Rodgers on inaugural, Women’s March: ‘I’m quite concerned about the division I see’

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers attended the inauguration Friday and saw coverage of the march in Spokane on the day that followed. She praised Donald Trump’s speech as a rallying cry for those that have “fallen behind” and also supported the marchers’ right to speak.


Some 10,000 attend Women’s March through Olympia protesting Trump

Women’s March draws thousands to state Capitol to protest President Donald Trump, support rights for women and minorities as well as other progressive causes.


Trump protesters gather at Washington Capitol in Olympia

While Donald Trump was sworn in at the U.S. Capitol, protesters gathered on the steps of the Washington Capitol.


Mayor David Condon among Inland Northwest residents attending Trump inauguration

Local Donald Trump supporters who made the 2,000 mile trek to Washington, D.C., witnessed both a hopeful populist address from their new president and the unrest caused by his political opponents.


Spokane Republicans celebrate Donald Trump’s inauguration

Supporters called Donald Trump’s speech hopeful and unifying Friday morning at a gathering in the party headquarters of the Spokane County Republican Party.


Trump inauguration draws Inland Northwest revelers, dissidents to D.C.

Estimates place the number of attendees at this weekend’s inauguration events in Washington D.C. at nearly 1 million people. Among them will be Inland Northwest residents on both sides of the political spectrum.



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Spokane Mayor David Condon will sign law barring local participation in hypothetical Muslim registry

Mayor David Condon will sign a law passed unanimously by the City Council on Monday night prohibiting local officials from helping to establish a religious registry, an act that some have called fearmongering and overstating the campaign rhetoric of President Donald Trump.


Hillary Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book

Hillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump. The former secretary of state, senator and first lady is working on a book of personal essays expected to come out Sept. 26, Simon & Schuster told the Associated Press on Wednesday.


Spokane Army Maj. Scotty Smiley to address Republican retreat on invite of McMorris Rodgers

Maj. Scotty Smiley, a veteran of the Iraq War blinded in a suicide attack 12 years ago, will address Republican members of the House of Representatives and Senate this week as part of an annual retreat. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers invited Smiley and his wife, Tiffany, to address lawmakers following an op-ed they published in the Wall Street Journal last month.


Sen. Patty Murray maintains pressure on Betsy DeVos, other Trump nominees, defends NAFTA

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray on Tuesday said President Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees posed unprecedented “complex financial and legal issues” ahead of planned confirmation votes. The long-serving Democrat also advised against gutting the North American Free Trade Agreement and said she was spurred by the protests against Trump’s campaign rhetoric this weekend.


McMorris Rodgers on inaugural, Women’s March: ‘I’m quite concerned about the division I see’

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers attended the inauguration Friday and saw coverage of the march in Spokane on the day that followed. She praised Donald Trump’s speech as a rallying cry for those that have “fallen behind” and also supported the marchers’ right to speak.


Some 10,000 attend Women’s March through Olympia protesting Trump

Women’s March draws thousands to state Capitol to protest President Donald Trump, support rights for women and minorities as well as other progressive causes.


Trump protesters gather at Washington Capitol in Olympia

While Donald Trump was sworn in at the U.S. Capitol, protesters gathered on the steps of the Washington Capitol.


Mayor David Condon among Inland Northwest residents attending Trump inauguration

Local Donald Trump supporters who made the 2,000 mile trek to Washington, D.C., witnessed both a hopeful populist address from their new president and the unrest caused by his political opponents.


Spokane Republicans celebrate Donald Trump’s inauguration

Supporters called Donald Trump’s speech hopeful and unifying Friday morning at a gathering in the party headquarters of the Spokane County Republican Party.


Trump inauguration draws Inland Northwest revelers, dissidents to D.C.

Estimates place the number of attendees at this weekend’s inauguration events in Washington D.C. at nearly 1 million people. Among them will be Inland Northwest residents on both sides of the political spectrum.