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When a Public Hearing Isn't for the Public; Oil Train Hearing in Spokane, WA Leaves Public Frustrated

Bart Mihailovich | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
Bart Mihailovich

If this truly was a hearing for Spokane, by Spokane, we most certainly would have seen, and would have been right to expect to see presentations or statements from various response or regulatory agencies in the area who would be responsible if something were to happen in Spokane.

John Celock

Surprise Twist In Final State Race

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

Democrats have officially captured a majority of the seats in the New York State Senate, but Republicans will continue to control the chamber, through...

Dems Hand Second State Senate To GOP

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

Two Democratic Washington state senators have decided to caucus with the opposition party, handing control of the state Senate to Republicans -- the s...

Washington State Senate Elects Openly Gay Senator As Majority Leader

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 11.14.2012 | Gay Voices

Senator Ed Murray, D-Seattle, was elected as majority leader of Washington State Senate Tuesday, according to The Advocate. This makes Murray, 57, the...

GOP Senate Candidate Tells Reporter To 'Go F--- Yourself'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

Michael Baumgartner, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Washington State, took exception to an article written about him this week, emailing th...

Man Allegedly Sent 'Vile, Threatening' Emails To GOP Candidate

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

A Washington state man was arrested Thursday for allegedly firing off hostile emails to a local candidate who had sent him campaign mailers. Vanco...