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He was Pelosi’s fiercest spokesperson. What’s next for Drew Hammill?

December 4, 2022, 6:00am Politics

Keeping up with Nancy Pelosi for 16 years hasn’t been easy, Drew Hammill says. Read story

Populist House Republicans picking a fight with U.S. business over ‘woke capitalism’

December 4, 2022, 6:06am Politics

Republicans and their longtime corporate allies are going through a messy breakup as companies’ equality and climate goals run headlong into a GOP movement exploiting social and cultural issues to… Read story

FILE - Former President Donald Trump announces a third run for president as he speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., Nov. 15, 2022. A prosecutor on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, said Trump "knew exactly what was going on" with top Trump Organization executives who schemed for years to dodge taxes on company-paid perks.

Trump rebuked for call to suspend Constitution over election

FILE - Former President Donald Trump announces a third run for president as he speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., Nov. 15, 2022. A prosecutor on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, said Trump "knew exactly what was going on" with top Trump Organization executives who schemed for years to dodge taxes on company-paid perks.

December 4, 2022, 1:50pm Latest News

Former President Donald Trump faced rebuke Sunday from officials in both parties after calling for the “termination” of parts of the Constitution over his lie that the 2020 election was stolen. Read story

FILE - Light illuminates part of the Supreme Court building at dusk on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 16, 2022. The court is set to hear arguments Wednesday in a case from North Carolina, where Republican efforts to draw congressional districts heavily in their favor were blocked by a Democratic majority on the state Supreme Court because the GOP map violated the state constitution.

Supreme Court weighs ‘most important case’ on democracy

FILE - Light illuminates part of the Supreme Court building at dusk on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 16, 2022. The court is set to hear arguments Wednesday in a case from North Carolina, where Republican efforts to draw congressional districts heavily in their favor were blocked by a Democratic majority on the state Supreme Court because the GOP map violated the state constitution.

December 4, 2022, 1:50pm Politics

The Supreme Court is about to confront a new elections case, a Republican-led challenge asking the justices for a novel ruling that could significantly increase the power of state lawmakers over elections for Congress and the presidency. Read story

Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks at the J Street National Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022.

Blinken vows U.S. support for Israel despite unease over government

Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks at the J Street National Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022.

December 4, 2022, 1:50pm Latest News

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Sunday the U.S. will not shrink from its unwavering support for Israel despite stark differences with Prime Minister-elect Benjamin Netanyahu and concerns the Biden administration may have about potential members of his incoming right-wing government. Read story

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin introduces the B-21 Raider stealth at Northrop Grumman Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, in Palmdale, Calif. America's newest nuclear stealth bomber made its debut Friday after years of secret development and as part of the Pentagon's answer to rising concerns over a future conflict with China.  The B-21 Raider is the first new American bomber aircraft in more than 30 years. Almost every aspect of the program is classified.

Keep COVID military vaccine mandate, defense chief says

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin introduces the B-21 Raider stealth at Northrop Grumman Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, in Palmdale, Calif. America's newest nuclear stealth bomber made its debut Friday after years of secret development and as part of the Pentagon's answer to rising concerns over a future conflict with China.  The B-21 Raider is the first new American bomber aircraft in more than 30 years. Almost every aspect of the program is classified.

December 4, 2022, 12:42pm Latest News

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he wants to keep the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate in place to protect the health of the troops, as Republican governors and lawmakers press to rescind it. Read story

Cars are plugged into the Blink electric car charging station at the Clark Public Utilities Downtown Service Center in Vancouver  in 2019.

Vancouver’s climate action plan set for last review

Cars are plugged into the Blink electric car charging station at the Clark Public Utilities Downtown Service Center in Vancouver  in 2019.

December 4, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

A long-awaited blueprint for a greener Vancouver is at last set to be reviewed for the final time Monday after almost two years in the making. Read story

Questioning Vancouver’s ‘leading edge’ promise

December 4, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Vancouver city officials have described its Climate Action Framework as comprehensive and intentionally curated, yet some residents have expressed skepticism over its potential consequences or what it may lack. Read story

Washington D.C. Roll Call report

December 4, 2022, 5:27am Northwest

Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week. Read story

FILE - Former President Donald Trump, left, and Michigan Republican attorney general candidate Matt DePerno, right, listen as Michigan Republican secretary of state candidate Kristina Karamo addresses the crowd during a rally at the Macomb Community College Sports & Expo Center in Warren, Mich., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Karamo, a community college instructor, ran as a far-right candidate in the 2022 midterms after becoming one of the most prominent election conspiracists in the country.

Defeated election conspiracists seek to lead Michigan GOP

FILE - Former President Donald Trump, left, and Michigan Republican attorney general candidate Matt DePerno, right, listen as Michigan Republican secretary of state candidate Kristina Karamo addresses the crowd during a rally at the Macomb Community College Sports & Expo Center in Warren, Mich., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Karamo, a community college instructor, ran as a far-right candidate in the 2022 midterms after becoming one of the most prominent election conspiracists in the country.

December 3, 2022, 4:25pm Politics

The Republicans who lost their races for Michigan's top three statewide offices after promoting falsehoods about the 2020 presidential election are not planning to go quietly. Read story