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  • Innocent Tacoma man imprisoned in Nicaragua, defenders say

    Innocent Tacoma man imprisoned in Nicaragua, defenders say
    Since last summer, a former Peace Corpsvolunteer from Tacoma, Washington has been wasting away in a Nicaraguan prison, wrongfully convicted of international drug trafficking, money laundering and organized crime, his supporters say. A growing chorus of...
  • Politicians from Washington state react to President Obama's speech

    Politicians from Washington state react to President Obama's speech
    Moments after President Barak Obama finished his speech to the Joint Session of Congress on September 8, politicians in Washington state published their reactions to President Obama’s American Jobs Act. Here are some excerpts from the statements...
  • Seattle man fights to remain in the U.S.

    Seattle man fights to remain in the U.S.
    Jennie Tolentino’s son, 24-year-old Earvin Cunanan, is in jail facing an uncertain future. At any time, he could be deported to the Philippines. Tolentino also faces possible deportation. Like her son, she is an illegal immigrant and has lived with...
  • Rep. Smith decides not to view photo of bin Laden's body

    Rep. Smith decides not to view photo of bin Laden's body
    United States Representative Adam Smith (D-Wash) has declined a chance to see photos of Osama bin Laden’s body.  The CIA agreed to show classified pictures of the al Qaeda leader’s body to select members of the United States House and...
  • Chris Hutchinson, Socialist Candidate for First Congressional District

    Meet Chris Hutchinson. He’s a socialist. Yes, it’s true. He thinks plenty is missing from today’s political discourse. There’s lots of talk about the size of government, the national deficit and repealing health care reform; there&...
  • U.S. troops, Afghan corpses

    It would be irresponsible to make too much of the photos of American troops posing with dead Afghan insurgents published today in the Los Angeles Times. This is not My Lai or even Abu Ghraib. The killings themselves, as far as we know, were legitimate. In...
  • Could Crist turn risk into reward?

    Charlie Crist could beat Marco Rubio in a general election. He could beat Kendrick Meek in a general election. But could he beat Rubio and Meek in a general election? Judging by his State of the State speech, it seems Crist either is thinking about...
  • Marco Rubio stars in 'Survivor: U.S. Senate race'

    And we're stayin' alive, stayin' alive. Ah, ha, ha, ha, stayin' alive, stayin' alive. The Bee Gees That is what Marco Rubio is doing. Staying alive. The polls say he is dead. The big-money contributors say he is dead. The Republican establishment...
  • Leftist thinking left off the syllabus

    Leftist thinking left off the syllabus
    Guatemala City Leftist ideology may be gaining ground in Latin America. But it will never set foot on the manicured lawns of Francisco Marroquin University. For nearly 40 years, this private college has been a citadel of laissez-faire economics. Here,...
  • Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin: A new duel

     
    by Mark Silva For all the excitement that Sarah Palin has generated for Republican John McCain's presidential ticket, there could be a certain amount of second-guessing surrounding Barack Obama's dismissal of Hillary Clinton as a running mate - "passed...
  • Obama's advantage slipping: Karl Rove

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush may say he pays no attention to polls, but Karl Rove, whose degree comes from the Electoral College, sure does. And the polls Rove is watching show that Democrat Barack Obama's apparent advantage in the......
  • McCain gets small crowd at Tampa rally

     
    by Frank James Adam Smith, the political editor for the St. Petersburg Times, was at a Sen. John McCain rally this morning in Tampa which he said was very poorly attended compared with a rally for President Bush four years......