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Allen: After Trump, Texas Republicans can win new voters. So, why are they eating their own?

December 14, 2020, 6:01am Columns

November’s election revealed many things about our current political landscape, the most striking of which is that the Democratic coalition is not as ironclad as once thought. Read story

Feldman: Texas asks high court for a coup

December 13, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Texas has filed an application to the Supreme Court to initiate a lawsuit against Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and Georgia — four swing states that Joe Biden won in the presidential election. The lawsuit is a piece of theater, not a credible legal strategy. Read story

Other Papers Say: Use smartphone to contain virus

December 13, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Washington’s new smartphone-based alert system for COVID-19 exposure arrived as promising news Nov. 30. Read story

Local View: Decline of local newspapers leads to an uninformed electorate

December 13, 2020, 6:01am Columns

As a politics fan, a former journalist and retired journalism director at Clark College, I thoroughly enjoyed Jim Camden’s report “In 1991 more than one-third of Washington was represented in the Legislature by two parties. In 2021? Hardly any.” The piece, which appeared online, was highly informative and important. Read story

Westneat: Seattle’s left grinds up leaders

December 13, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Well, Seattle, with Donald Trump out of the way, it appears we can go back to our regularly scheduled political programming. Read story

Saunders: Biden’s all-female press team? Yawn

December 10, 2020, 6:01am Columns

President-elect Joe Biden proudly has announced that his White House senior communications team will be “filled entirely by women.” Read story

Westneat: Arctic going-out-of-business sale

December 9, 2020, 6:01am Columns

In 40 years of chronicling life in the Alaskan interior, Dermot Cole has seen no end of hustles and grand plans play out in America’s last frontier. Read story

McManus: Let’s detrumpify America

December 8, 2020, 6:01am Columns

President Donald Trump came to office unencumbered by close study of our founding documents. Read story

McFeatters: Trump not even pretending to govern anymore

December 7, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Prepare yourselves. Even as millions sicken and one American dies per minute, we once again are being distracted by Donald Trump’s shenanigans. Read story

Pitts: This Christmas is just not the same

December 7, 2020, 6:01am Columns

And so this is Christmas. Read story