Stories tagged: politicians
Wed., June 5, 2019
Half of U.S. adults consider fake news a major problem, and they mostly blame politicians and activists for it, according to a new survey.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
Spokane Bishop Thomas Daly calls on local Catholic politicians to examine abortion positions before worshiping
The bishop’s writing is drawn from Catholic canonical law, but local lawmakers said Monday they found the statement divisive as several states across the country re-examine their laws governing abortion …
Sun., March 11, 2018
An Idaho state lawmaker urges her constituents to submit entries for her “fake news awards.” The Kentucky governor tweets #FAKENEWS to dismiss questions about his purchase of a home from …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017
What’s popular in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene this Halloween? You’ll likely see zombies, scary political figures, and the latest pop-culture characters.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suggested last year to fellow top Republicans that Russian President Vladimir Putin was paying Donald Trump, according to a published report. A spokesman for McCarthy …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Berlin Olympics, Aug. 6, 1936
Tue., July 19, 2016
The United States depicted at the Republican National Convention is a scary place. It is wrenched by economic uncertainty, political dysfunction, runaway immigration, violent streets and existential threats from abroad. …
Sat., Dec. 28, 2013
Some ethical purists are concerned about all the free lunches – and free dinners, and free breakfasts, and free drinks, and free golf, and free heavy apps at free receptions …
Thu., April 25, 2013
In that ongoing comedy called Spokane politics, a new star is rising. His name is Mark Hamilton.
Sun., May 13, 2012
Everyone thinking about running for political office this year, take note: You have less than a week to make up your mind. Everyone talking about running and acting like they’re …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2012
In the latest example of your busybody government at work, Spokane’s City Council has decided to make outlaws out of we citizens who dare toss snow into the streets. Weird. …
Sun., Feb. 6, 2011
This has been a week of chilling developments. No. Not all hell breaking loose in Egypt. I’m talking about real bad news.
Thu., Sept. 3, 2009
There was a time back in my naive younger days of journalism when the imbecilic behavior of politicians would confound me. “How can these so-called leaders be such embarrassing clods?” …