Stories tagged: politics
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
Breean Beggs squares off against Andy Dunau in a contest for one of the most liberal-leaning areas of town. Dunau casts himself as a centrist, and says Beggs’ support of …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 12:03 p.m.
The mass shooting in Las Vegas is the deadliest in modern U.S. history, but is it terrorism? While much will hinge on the motives of a white gunman attacking a …
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
While a tide of anti-Trump activism has led thousands of Democratic women to consider runs for office, their Republican counterparts are where they were before the 2016 election – with …
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
A new Republican group on Thursday launched a campaign to ensure the GOP is well-positioned to draw the political boundaries that will determine future Congresses after the 2020 census.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 11:49 a.m.
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ Walla Walla office has closed following the departure of its sole permanent staff member.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
A day after President Donald Trump declared his displeasure with him, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price showed up Thursday to get a very public flu shot.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that he’s “not happy” with his top health official, putting Tom Price’s job in jeopardy after his costly charter flights triggered a congressional investigation of …
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
Some Oregon activists are pushing for the state to implement a system that would allow voter signatures to be gathered electronically for initiative petitions.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
A day after Republicans failed yet again to repeal Obamacare, confusion sowed by President Donald Trump’s opposition to the law is roiling the health-insurance market.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 5 a.m.
We in the Inland Northwest have had a dress rehearsal for sports at the Thanksgiving table already, thanks to Washington State University football.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
The Trump administration will allow no more than 45,000 refugees into the United States next year, officials said Tuesday, in what would be the lowest admissions level in more than …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke walked into a big gathering of the National Petroleum Council on Monday already facing at least two government probes for his management of the department’s workforce …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
Sen. Luther Strange and firebrand jurist Roy Moore faced off Tuesday in the GOP primary runoff for an Alabama U.S. Senate seat in a race where Moore ended his last …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 5:54 p.m.
Longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone says there is “not one shred of evidence” that he was involved with Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
A top House Republican has demanded details on the use of private emails by some of President Donald Trump’s closest advisers.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
President Donald Trump is indulging in his favorite kind of drama – personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 1:51 p.m.
The White House and congressional Republicans are finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate rate while likely reducing the penalty for the wealthiest Americans, with President Donald Trump …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has formally announced she will run for re-election.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
The last-gasp Republican drive to tear down President Barack Obama’s health care law essentially died Monday as Maine Sen. Susan Collins joined a small but decisive cluster of GOP senators …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that rocked Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the White House …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he’ll dissolve the lower house of parliament on Sept. 28 for a general election as he announced an $18 billion economic package.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Sen. Luther Strange and challenger Roy Moore head into their final full day of campaigning in Alabama before Tuesday’s Republican runoff for U.S. Senate.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has used a private email account to conduct and discuss official White House business dozens of times, his lawyer confirmed Sunday.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
Idaho is getting roughly $483,000 from EpiPen maker Mylan as part of a multi-state settlement.
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
NFL game day dawned Sunday with a powerful display of unity by the Baltimore Ravens’ and Jacksonville Jaguars’ players and coaches, who locked arms on the sideline of London’s Wembley …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement opened a new phase in its quest for the country’s premiership Saturday by choosing its candidate and party leader to take the reins from founder Beppe …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 7:03 p.m.
But the lack of expertise aside, the reason many of us tolerate celebrity engagement in policy is because we know that behind their public images celebrities are real people.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
Federal prosecutors say former congressman Anthony Weiner should go to prison for about two years for engaging in sexting with a 15-year-old girl.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday praised the revived Republican effort to uproot former President Barack Obama’s health care law, giving a public boost to a proposal that’s given …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
With President Donald Trump, a good enemy deserves a good nickname. In his debut appearance before the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday, Trump embraced his latest label – calling North Korean …