Congresswoman suggests building a wall between Arizona and California
Rep. Martha McSally, (R) Arizona, noted that Arizona does not have any sanctuary cities, but it borders California which does have them. She suggested building a wall between these two states to keep "these dangerous criminals out of our state."
The National Portrait Gallery unveiled portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama on Feb. 12, 2018. Barack Obama's portrait was painted by Kehinde Wiley - an artist best known for his vibrant, large-scale paint
Ben Bennight of D’Iberville contacted the FBI about a comment on one of his YouTube videos in September. That comment was made by someone with the same name as the man accused in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida. Bennight, a st
A woman in Deltona, Florida, entered the Deltona Water Department with a small wheelbarrow load of pennies and paid her $493 water utility bill on Monday, February 26. Dana McCool said she paid the bill with pennies in protest because she thinks t
Sharanda Taylor called for change in an emotional plea to the Richmond City Council on Feb. 26 in Virginia. She brought what she said was her miscarried fetus to the meeting. She believed the stress from her deteriorating living conditions, which
In the wake of the Parkland school shooting, President Trump has pointed to a common explanation for the violence: video games. But two decades after the Columbine shooting popularized this explanation for violent crime, research has rejected the
After a record-long session, lawmakers couldn’t find an agreement on the last of their unfinished business. That means the Legislature was set to go home late Thursday with at least two unresolved issues on the table: Rural water rights and the ca
Gov. Jay Inslee wants to change to the school-funding plan the Legislature approved this year. This clip is an excerpt from an episode of a political video series, Capitol Happy Hour, that will go online next week.
Gov. Jay Inslee joins reporter Melissa Santos to talk over beer and tater tots. Included: Inslee's favorite TV shows, what movie he thinks describes the 2017 Legislature, and his plans for advancing taxes on capital gains and carbon emissions. Fil
Secretary of State Kim Wyman, Washington state's top elections official, shares what she wishes she would have done differently when a commission formed by the Trump administration asked her to hand over the state's voter data. Also, how she weath
U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Gig Harbor) explains why the federal government always seems on the verge of a government shutdown. "It's bonkers," he says. Plus: why he was named the biggest 'Star Wars' geek in U.S. politics, his thoughts on the debate
A Senate panel hears Senate Bill 6079 on Jan. 19, 2018. The measure would exempt birth dates of state employees from disclosure under state records laws. Open government groups have opposed the measure, but state worker Melissa Kover said it would