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UPDATED: Thu., April 23, 2020

Elizabeth Warren’s oldest brother dies of coronavirus

The oldest brother of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Donald Reed Herring, has died from the coronavirus, the Massachusetts senator said Thursday.


Warren becomes latest ex-presidential rival to back Biden

Elizabeth Warren endorsed Joe Biden on Wednesday, the latest of the former vice president’s onetime White House rivals to back him as the Democratic Party moves to project unity against …


UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2020

A promising 2020 presidential campaign for women falls short

This year’s presidential campaign looked very promising for women candidates


UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2020

Warren ends presidential campaign, centering race on 2 men

Elizabeth Warren has ended her once-promising presidential campaign after failing to finish higher than third place in any of the 18 states that have weighed in on the Democratic contest


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Nevada finish doesn’t dampen Elizabeth Warren rally in Seattle

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, seemingly unfazed by a fourth-place finish in the Nevada caucuses earlier in the day, electrified a crowd packed into two buildings at Seattle Center, promising to …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 20, 2020

Warren’s next challenge: Maintain post-debate momentum

Elizabeth Warren enters the final stretch before Saturday’s Nevada Democratic caucus with a new and enviable but nonetheless critical mission: capitalizing on a standout performance during Wednesday’s presidential debate.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 19, 2020

Murray’s choice for Democratic nominee: Whoever can beat Trump

Washington’s senior senator said she’s not backing any of the Democratic contenders at this point, but is open to anyone who comes out on top.


Super PACs aid Warren, Klobuchar whether they like it or not

Democrats Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar are getting help for their presidential bids from separate super PACs, whether they like it or not.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2020

Bernie Sanders schedules campaign stop Monday in Tacoma

The Vermont senator and presidential frontrunner will appear with Rep. Pramila Jayapal, the congresswoman from Seattle who has endorsed Sanders and is helping to form health policy for the campaign. …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 2, 2020

The race for nominating presidential candidates kicks off in Iowa this week. Here’s how Washington will participate.

Organizers for top-polling contenders Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg are organizing ahead of the ballot, which will arrive in mailboxes after Feb. 19.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 20, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Faith, politics mix on holiday

Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. holiday found leaders still wrestling over his contested legacy against the backdrop of a presidential election year.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Robert B. Reich: Billionaires benefit from of anti-capitalist advantages

There are basically only five ways to accumulate a billion dollars, and none of them have to do with being successful in free-market capitalism.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 21, 2019

Bernie Sanders joins Elizabeth Warren in criticizing Amazon’s spending on Seattle City Council elections

Bernie Sanders has joined fellow Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren in decrying Amazon’s heavy spending on Seattle’s pivotal City Council elections.


Marc A. Thiessen: Warren would sink booming economy

The central message of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign is that the economy is working for the very wealthy but it is not working for ordinary Americans. Unfortunately for her, …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Debate rivals assail Warren as she joins Democrats’ top rank

Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during the Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

12 Democrats meet for first debate since impeachment inquiry

A dozen Democratic presidential candidates will meet on Tuesday for the most crowded presidential debate in modern history. But it’s the three leading candidates – Biden, Sanders and Warren – …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Presidential candidates seek money from key areas in Washington

President Donald Trump has received more campaign contributions from Washington and Spokane-area residents than any Democratic candidate still in the 2020 race.


Warren offers anti-corruption plan central to her campaign

Elizabeth Warren has released a proposal aimed at government corruption, providing a detailed policy roadmap for a fight she says is at the core of her presidential campaign.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 15, 2019

Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment

Several Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019

Biden parries attacks from rivals in fiery Democratic debate

Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to immigration in a debate that showcased profound ideological divides between the Democratic Party’s …


Local Democrats look to debate for clarity about whom to support for presidential nomination

With 20 candidates still in the running for the party’s nomination for president in 2020, most local members of the party are unwilling at this point to throw their support …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019

Jill Biden scheduled to stump on behalf of her husband in Spokane in September

Details about the Sept. 29 event are scant, but it’s the first scheduled fundraiser by a candidate for president in 2020 scheduled in Spokane.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019

Elizabeth Warren meets her look-alike at a rally

No, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you. One of the women pictured above is Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the 70-year-old Massachusetts Democrat with presidential aspirations. The person shaking her hand …


Rueful over heritage claim, Warren woos Native American vote

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tackling an area that’s proved to be a big …


UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019

Sanders, Warren clash with moderates over ‘Medicare for All’

Liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are slapping back against moderate rivals who ridiculed “Medicare for All” during a Democratic presidential debate in which lesser-known pragmatists are warning against …


UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019

New lineup, same challenge for Inslee in 2nd debate

In the second Democratic presidential candidate debate, Jay Inslee will face a new lineup but the same challenge.


UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019

Inslee raises $3 million in second quarter, trails better known candidates

Jay Inslee sits ninth in the large field of Democratic candidates for second quarter donations compiled by CNN.


Plan by Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez to declare climate emergency

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are teaming up on a measure that would designate climate change as an emergency, and they have won early support …


Analysis: Winners and losers from Democratic presidential debate’s first night

The first night of the first debate of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary is over, with the first 10 candidates jousting Wednesday night in Miami. Below are some winners and …


Spin Control: Inslee has plenty to win or lose from upcoming debates

Gov. Jay Inslee may be among the candidates with the most to win, or lose, from the upcoming Democratic presidential debates.