Security gaps similar to those found in Georgia’s system, though less porous, have been identified in Washington state, cyber experts say. North Carolina could be susceptible to fake registration updates sent by mail.
Rep. Adam Smith, D., is set to become the chair of the House Armed Services Committee, and could push to cut U.S. military spending. Washingtonians who are involved with the military say he’d be a good choice.
California’s March 3 primary date in 2020 means the state will play a role in the Democratic presidential race. Kamala Harris and Eric Garcetti are residents, but Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden also have ties.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s most recent environmental project, a fee on carbon emitters, was rejected by voters on election night. But if Inslee runs for president, as many expect, environmental issues are likely to be the centerpiece of his campaign.
Because of Black Lives Matter banners, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno, California, will not be a polling place on Election Day on November 6. Reverend says he was told decision was based on the “threat of escalation.”
The US Supreme Court won’t reconsider a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision about Fish and Wildlife’s No Otter Zone off the coast of Southern California that pitted wildlife advocates against commercial fishermen.
A Republican campaign committee is running a TV ad with misleading implications that Democratic candidate Josh Harder as a venture capitalist raised health care premiums and exposed consumers’ personal information.
Both parties are saturating Washington’s Third Congressional District with money and advertising as Democrat Carolyn Long attempts to unseat Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler. Republicans say they aren’t worried.
The Coalition for Integrity’s S.W.A.M.P. Index found that Washington is setting the national standard for strong anti-corruption laws. The state’s ethics agencies cannot remove offenders from office, but are still able to impose fines.
Democrats running for office this fall are coming to the defense of the Affordable Care Act, a marked contrast with previous election cycles. In Washington, ACA premiums are expected to spike next year.
U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert C. O'Brien speaks at the National Press Club about his role working with foreign governments and U.S. reporters to return captured journalist Austin Tice, November 13, 2018.