Monday night owls: New Texas fossil-fuel projects could add hugely to greenhouse gas emissions
Justin Miller at the Texas Observer writes— As Fossil Fuel Industry Invests Billions in New Texas Facilities, it Could Unleash a Huge Emissions Bomb : A hulking new $10 billion ethane cracker near Corpus Christi set for completion by 2022. A trio of approved liquified natural gas export terminals near Brownsville that could be up and running by the end of 2023. A $5 billion ethylene processing ...
Sanders apologizes to Biden for supporter’s op-ed alleging corruption
The Vermont senator apologized for an op-ed written by law professor Zephyr Teachout, which came amid rising tensions in the race.
Sanders, a critic of secret money in politics, declines to call on a group supporting him to disclose its donors
Democrats seek to burnish their civil rights credentials amid complex relations between the party and black voters
Lev Parnas’s feverish text messages show his wide reach among Ukraine’s oligarchs and political elite
With two weeks until Iowa, the Democratic presidential candidates are getting aggressive — with each other
McConnell Impeachment Rules Modify Clinton Precedent
The Senate Republican leader proposed impeachment trial rules that push the 1999 precedent toward President Trump’s preferences.
McConnell proposal envisions speedy impeachment trial for Trump
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday proposed rules that would execute a potentially quick impeachment trial for President Donald Trump, with no guarantee that witnesses or new evidence would be allowed.
What the plastic bag ban would mean for Seattle, the pulp and paper industry
OLYMPIA — Washington lawmakers are moving to pass a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags — legislation that would supersede Seattle’s local ban and increase the paper-bag fee to 8 cents. The ban failed to make it through the Legislature last year, but lawmakers are trying again. The Senate passed the bill 30-19 last week, […]
After Seattle crane collapse, proposed legislation would require more oversight of construction companies
‘We were before our time’: Remembering the fight to change King County’s namesake from a slave owner to a civil-rights leader
As smaller Washington cities grapple with homelessness, Republicans take up the issue in the state Legislature
New BP ad campaign calls on Washington Legislature to put a price on carbon pollution from fossil fuels
Viewer's guide: Burning questions as Trump trial starts
Democrats will argue that the president committed "high crimes and misdemeanors." Republicans are largely standing by Trump.