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  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Legislature approves legislative, congressional redistricting plan

    Legislature approves legislative, congressional redistricting plan
    The state Senate voted 44-4 Wednesday to give final approval to the state Redistricting Commission's map for new legislative and congressional districts for the next 10 years.  The biggest change is creation of a first-ever 10th Congressional District...
  • State's new congressional district -- the 10th -- will be based around Olympia

    State's new congressional district -- the 10th -- will be based around Olympia
    Starting next year, Washington will have a new, 10th Congressional District centered in Olympia and incorporating much of South Puget Sound.  On Wednesday, two members of the bipartisan State Redistricting Commission unveiled new boundaries for all of...
  • 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,...
  • Health Care Debate Hits Western Washington

    Health Care Debate Hits Western Washington
    It's an issue that's got people talking and even yelling. President Obama's health care reform package is generating strong emotions from those for and against it. On Saturday, a group gathered near Seattle's Northgate Mall to protest against the plan....
  • 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......
  • Xobni takes over Twitter's old offices

     
    You can measure the success of a start-up in square footage. Just ask Xobni. A few weeks ago, Xobni moved into Twitter’s old offices in the South of Market area of San Francisco. With 30 employees, it could no longer squeeze into the offices that it...