Stories tagged: Election
Tue., May 24, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
Protests turn violent outside Trump rally in New Mexico
Protests outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico turned violent Tuesday night as demonstrators threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, overturned trash cans and …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
Secretary of state Wyman could face tough test in re-election bid
Secretary of State Kim Wyman is the lone statewide elected Republican in Washington state, the latest in a line of GOP chief election officers who have held the office for …
Sun., May 22, 2016, 7:26 a.m.
In swing state suburbs, white women are skeptical of Trump
For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he’ll need the votes of women like lifelong Republican Wendy Emery. Yet the 52-year-old from the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio, …
Sun., May 22, 2016
Your thoughts on opinion section
We used to sign the editorials, but many readers believed them to be solely the view of the authors. Editorials are meant to reflect the view of the board, not …
Sat., May 21, 2016, 4:15 p.m.
Ted Cruz’s delegates fight on nationally
After Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race, his campaign staffers boxed up their mementos and souvenirs as they prepared to shutter the Houston headquarters, and the Texan announced …
Sat., May 21, 2016, 10:46 a.m.
State GOP convention wraps up Saturday
The state Republican Party convention wraps up Saturday in Pasco.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
Pay to play or legit? Trump businesses honored by company closely tied to Trump
An AP review shows that about half the roughly 30 American Academy of Hospitality Sciences trustees listed in the company’s own press materials appear to be Trump friends and business …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 8:16 p.m.
Bernie Sanders campaign down to less than $6 million in cash
Bernie Sanders’ campaign had less than $6 million at the start of May, a critical cash shortage as he makes an admittedly tough final play to wrest the Democratic presidential …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 5:44 p.m.
Obama coming to Seattle next month for Inslee event, state Dems say
State Democratic Party officials say that President Barack Obama will be in Seattle next month for a private fundraiser for Gov. Jay Inslee.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 4:01 p.m.
Oregon unions push big corporate tax hike proposal
A proposal for the largest corporate tax hike in Oregon history is in the final stages of approval for the November ballot.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
Trump accepts NRA endorsement despite past views on guns
In December 2012, Donald Trump praised President Barack Obama’s comments about the shooting deaths at a Newtown, Conn., school. Nearly four years later, he accepted the endorsement of the National …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
GOP hopes to flip Snohomish County to their side
Republicans believe they can win more statewide political offices in Washington if they are able to flip Snohomish County to the GOP side.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 5:20 a.m.
UAW leader suggests union will back Hillary Clinton for president
United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said his union won’t endorse Donald Trump for U.S. president, all but assuring support for Hillary Clinton as she closes in on the Democratic …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
Plenty of Ted Cruz supporters remain at state GOP convention
Jennifer Fetters, of Bellevue, worked a booth promoting former presidential candidate Ted Cruz at the Washington State Republican Party convention on Thursday – one of the many supporters of the …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
Republican Bill Bryant to challenge Jay Inslee for governor
Republican Bill Bryant has officially filed to run for governor.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 12:31 p.m.
Montana campaign contribution limits struck down
A federal court has ruled that Montana’s campaign contribution limits are unconstitutional, less than a month from the state’s June 7 primary.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
Philippine president-elect Duterte to offer Cabinet posts to rebels, reinstate death penalty
Presumptive Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he will reimpose the death penalty, offer Cabinet posts to communist rebels, and move to amend the constitution to give more power to …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 2:17 p.m.
Fearing Trump, some Democrats push Sanders to exit
Democratic Party leaders are upping the pressure on Bernie Sanders to drop his presidential campaign, alarmed that his continued presence is undermining efforts to beat the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
Trump and tabloids: The Donald denies he dished his own dirt
Back when Donald Trump’s love life was tabloid heaven, a Trump spokesman with intimate knowledge of the businessman’s personal relationships offered juicy stories about a failing marriage, a new live-in …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 12:15 p.m.
State schools superintendent Randy Dorn won’t run for governor
Washington’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn said Thursday he will not run for governor.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
Trump, Ryan, pledge to work together, see end to rift in GOP
The country’s two top Republicans emerged from a meeting Thursday pledging to work toward unity. But virtual GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan remain at odds …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 7:13 a.m.
What’s in Trump’s tax returns? A look at how he plays money game
Donald Trump told the Associated Press this week “there’s nothing to learn” from all those income tax returns he won’t release until an ongoing audit wraps up. Really?
Wed., May 11, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Defiant Trump brushes off GOP critics on eve of Ryan meeting
Donald Trump declared Wednesday he doesn’t need support from House Speaker Paul Ryan or other leery Republican leaders, brushing off his Capitol Hill critics even as he prepared to sit …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 4:43 p.m.
Clinton, Romney challenge Trump on withheld tax returns
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton took aim at Donald Trump on taxes Wednesday and quickly found an unlikely ally: 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
In Philippines, President Aquinos’ legacy clouded by Duterte win, support for a Marcos
Philippine leader Benigno Aquino III had called this week’s election a referendum on his “straight path” style of reformist governance, but his candidate lost by millions of votes to a …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
Bernie Sanders to rally Wednesday in Missoula, Billings
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders plans a pair of Montana rallies Wednesday as he seeks to stir support ahead of the state’s June 7 Democratic presidential primary.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 6:24 a.m.
White nationalist on list of Trump’s pledged California delegates
A Los Angeles attorney who advocates for the creation of a “white ethno-state” is on an official list of Donald Trump’s Republican convention delegates published Monday night by state election …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
Michael Bloomberg drops big donation to Oregon candidate
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has dropped $250,000 into state Rep. Val Hoyle’s campaign for Oregon secretary of state, raising the stakes in what’s considered the hottest statewide …
Sat., May 7, 2016, 7:58 a.m.
Victims’ rights initiative qualifies for November ballot
A citizens’ initiative seeking to expand the rights of Montana crime victims and their families qualified Friday for the November ballot.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 6:08 p.m.
Scotland’s independence party scores well but no majority
The independence-minded Scottish National Party won a third consecutive term in government Friday but failed to secure an overall majority in the Scottish Parliament.