Stories tagged: politics
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 5 a.m.
The November race for Eastern Washington’s seat in Congress will be the closest campaign in at least two decades. What are the signs that each candidate has the edge heading …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 6:59 a.m.
The contest between the high-ranking congressional Republican and the Democrat with years of experience in state political leadership has drawn national interest and big local spending as the parties vie …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 4:45 a.m.
The seven-term congresswoman reached out to state Rep. Matt Shea this year, a legislator seen as a mouthpiece for the libertarian, constitutionalist wing of the Republican Party. Lisa Brown, the …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018
A GOP legislative candidate in Boise is insisting he’s no racist after he deleted a Facebook post that used an anti-Muslim slur.
Sun., July 22, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
No one can predict with certainty the direction of women’s magazines, which have struggled to maintain print circulation as newsstand sales fell. But if you’re placing bets on a strategy …
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
The Lisa Brown campaign accused U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of desperation and “scare tactics” in a new attack ad questioning the Democrat’s record in the state House of Representatives …
Mon., July 9, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Anthony Scaramucci said there’s a “less than zero” percent chance he’ll return to politics and instead aspires to double the assets at his SkyBridge Capital to $20 billion in the …
Sun., July 8, 2018, 6 a.m.
The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages Community Forum will host Gov. Jay Inslee for a July 30 Town Hall in Spokane.
Thu., June 28, 2018, 6 a.m.
Former Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna would practice answering questions likely to be posed by the court’s perceived swing votes in his preparations for oral arguments. He and other …
Sun., June 24, 2018, 9:28 p.m.
A fundraiser for Democrat Lisa Brown will bring anglers, hunters, hikers and others together in a meet-and-greet style event at the Saranac Commons Monday.
Wed., June 20, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
South Sudan’s warring leaders met face-to-face for the first time in almost two years Wednesday amid efforts to end a five-year civil war, shaking hands but making no public comments.
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 10:49 p.m.
Lisa Brown’s first TV spot focuses on the former state legislator’s experience in Olympia in 1993, when the chief clerk of the House of Representatives told her she couldn’t bring …
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
Deer Park residents voiced concerns and shared questions about health care, budget reform and education with U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers during a town hall event on Friday.
Sun., May 20, 2018
Paul Turner: You think of yourself as a fair-minded person, right?
Fri., April 20, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
Turkey’s parliament has approved holding the country’s presidential and parliamentary elections a year-and-half early, a change President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said is needed because of uncertainties over Syria.
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of midterm elections as officials in Republican-dominant states push legislation that would punish both doctors and patients, even though such laws are likely unconstitutional.
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
Celebrating “The Year of the Woman,” local Democrats will hold their annual fundraiser at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley on April 27 beginning at 5 p.m.
Wed., April 18, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
Who doesn’t like babies? No one in the Senate, apparently – at least not enough to block a historic rules change that passed Wednesday allowing the newborns of members into …
UPDATED: Sun., April 15, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has indicated new economic sanctions will be announced Monday against Russia for enabling the government of Syrian leader Bashar Assad to continue using chemical weapons.
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 1:50 p.m.
Cates said Friday her decision is due to the lack of time she can devote to aiding candidates ahead of what is shaping up to be a contentious midterm election …
Thu., April 12, 2018, 4:36 p.m.
Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and “untethered to truth” and calls his leadership of the country “ego driven and about personal loyalty” in a …
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
The number of women running for the U.S. House of Representatives set a record Thursday, the vast majority of them Democrats motivated by angst over President Donald Trump and policies …
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 11:11 p.m.
Two of the three congressional candidates vying to represent Washington’s 5th Legislative District, Democrat Lisa Brown and Republican Jered Bonneau, disagreed on health care and gun control, but found common …
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
Acting in the middle of the night, Kenyan authorities handcuffed and deported an opposition politician whose attempt to enter the country led to him being detained in an airport toilet …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Fears of violence were quashed Sunday as political rallies for and against a conservative U.S. Senate candidate who’s become a magnet for the alt-right went off without a hitch.
Thu., March 22, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Democrats in the 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th and 9th Legislative Districts are invited to attend the party’s biennial legislative district caucus and convention Saturday morning in the gym of Cheney …
Sat., March 17, 2018, 8:13 p.m.
China’s ceremonial legislature has appointed the No. 2 Communist Party leader, Li Keqiang, to a second five-year term as premier and approved the appointment of a director for a national …
Sat., March 10, 2018
Two weeks ago, this column highlighted the post-Columbine Rachel’s Challenge and Sandy Hook Promise programs. Both organizations offer evidence-based training to teachers and school staff, with proven effectiveness. They focus …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
‘Staff error’ responsible for email stating Paulette Jordan the only Democrat to represent north Idaho
Paulette Jordan’s campaign says a “staff error” resulted in an email being sent out Wednesday claiming she is the “only Democrat ever elected” to the Legislature from northern Idaho.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 6 a.m.
Before the end of his second term, the mayor said there will be major steps taken toward a downtown prep sports complex, part of a blueprint for his final two …