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Greg Jayne

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Jayne: Tim Eyman hopes that this year his initiatives pay off

By Greg Jayne January 25, 2015 6 a.m.

On a certain level, Tim Eyman is quite likable.

Jayne: Herrera Beutler smashes a lob out of reach to local GOP

By Greg Jayne January 18, 2015 6 a.m.

It was like a tennis match. A hopelessly one-sided tennis match, with Jaime Herrera Beutler playing the role of Serena Williams and the Clark County Republican Party looking like a weekend recreational player.

Jayne: We can do better — can our elected representatives?

By Greg Jayne January 11, 2015 6 a.m.

As the 114th Congress opens up shop, I am struck by one overwhelming thought: We can do better.

Jayne: Oil terminal proponents' argument is a tough sell

By Greg Jayne January 4, 2015 6:01 a.m.

I'm not sure I buy it.

Jayne: Insouciance of youth can inspire wisdom in adulthood

By Greg Jayne December 28, 2014 6 a.m.

Sometimes, inexplicably, you find yourself at the intersection of dumb and clever, of foolish and inspired, of gutsy but harmless. Sometimes you arrive at a moment that will create a memorable story for years to come.

Jayne: Slogans might sound great, but they're not solutions

By Greg Jayne December 14, 2014 6 a.m.

In many ways, slogans are the candy canes of politics. They're sweet, and nearly everybody likes them, and they can make your mouth water. But, in the end, they are empty calories that rot your teeth.

Jayne: Who's having bad week? Just look at editorial cartoons

By Greg Jayne December 7, 2014 6 a.m.

I can always tell who is having a bad week.

Jayne: Electing not to vote makes a statement, but about what?

By Greg Jayne November 30, 2014 6:01 a.m.

One of the oft-stated truisms of the American political system is that citizens can express an opinion by choosing to not vote.

Jayne: Climate change 'debate': Hot air overshadows science

By Greg Jayne November 23, 2014 6 a.m.

If only there were more Sundays in the week.

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