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Martin Schram: How the Grand Old Party got Trumped

One of the great puzzlements of modern presidential politics will forever be that, in the historically bizarre 2016 campaign, it took the Republican Party’s establishment elites three-quarters of a year to wise up to the fact that multibillionaire mogul and reality-TV entertainer Donald Trump was stealing their party right out from under their upturned noses.

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Our Voice: It’s time for Kelley to step down

While Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley may interpret last week’s jury verdict as a victory, it is far from it, and it was a clear loss for the citizens of Washington who remain unable to close the book on this ugly chapter in the history of the auditor’s office.

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Vetoes and how the Legislature can override them

Joe Fain, a Republican state senator from King County, breaks down how Washington's veto process differs from Congress and the historical fate of bills that have come up against the governor's red pen.
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Vetoes and how the Legislature can override them

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has joint press conference with Sen. Ron Wyden 01:33

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has joint press conference with Sen. Ron Wyden

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Mother who took her kids to Oregon standoff reacts after state takes custody of them

Sen. Ron Wyden holds joint press conference about worker exposures to tank vapors at Hanford 01:41

Sen. Ron Wyden holds joint press conference about worker exposures to tank vapors at Hanford