Offering asides, recommended links, blogworthy quotations, and more, In Brief is the Northwest Progressive Institute's microblog of world, national, and local politics.

Move King County Now: Vote Yes on Proposition 1!

I want to renegotiate what was accepted at a certain stage to give it the dimension of growth.

— France’s newly inaugurated President, Francois Hollande, at a news conference in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.