By Jim Camden December 24, 2014 6 a.m.
Before we know it, the legislative session will be on us, and with it the kind of rhetoric that can make one pause.
By Jim Camden December 17, 2014 6 a.m.
The axiom that elections have consequences is much in evidence in the capital these days as the Senate's new Republican majority rearranges the deck chairs.
By Jim Camden December 10, 2014 6 a.m.
'Tis the night before Christmas, plus about 14, and all through the statehouse not a creature is stirring with complaints about how Washington is waging war on the holiday.
By Jim Camden November 26, 2014 6 a.m.
It's time for someone to give Senate Republican budget writers a new metaphor for hyperbolic parsimony.
By Jim Camden November 19, 2014 6 a.m.
The most ephemeral thing in politics might be big majorities. This should be particularly obvious to Democrats as they look to next year's Legislature.
By Jim Camden November 12, 2014 6 a.m.
A paragraph in the political correspondents' code requires us to tell voters "what it all means" shortly after an election.
By Jim Camden November 5, 2014 6 a.m.
Picking up a slightly dated copy of USA Today last week made me wonder if I'd been away from Eastern Washington so long that a seismic shift in the body politic had occurred in my absence. Spokane Valley, it said, was the No. 1 city for "centrists."
By Jim Camden October 29, 2014 6:03 a.m.
Barely a week goes by without some study by some expert or organization announcing how well or poorly it thinks Washington does in some area of politics.
By Jim Camden October 22, 2014 6 a.m.
At least once a week, and more frequently during election season, the newspaper gets a call, letter, email or online comment alleging a scandal about Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
By Jim Camden October 15, 2014 6 a.m.
Monday was cause for minor celebration in Spokane as one of the few weekdays of the year in which "free parking" is not just a square on the Monopoly board.