The only candidate with experience in elected office, State Treasurer Mark Gordon, beat five challengers Tuesday to claim the Republican nomination for Wyoming governor, a win that goes a long way toward winning top office in this deep-red state.
A Pasco man who’s been locked up since September for firing on police to avoid arrest was convicted of assaulting another jail inmate. Edwin Espejo, 31, faces six months to one year in county jail for the June attack.
On this week’s episode of Beyond the Bubble, California Democrat Ro Khanna makes the case for his party’s embrace of once radical policy goals, including Medicare for all and a jobs guarantee. Washington Post’s Dave Weigel says Hillary Clinton’s policies are finding more success without her on the ballot.