NPI's Cascadia Advocate

Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Monthly Archives: April 2012

President Obama returning to the Evergreen State for more fundraising events

Excerpt: Last week, the White House let it be known that President Barack Obama would be once again paying a visit to the Real Washington a few days into May. Details of the planned trip were not released at the time, but all of the President’s recent trips here have been almost exclusively for fundraising, so […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Events
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Rick Santorum ends presidential campaign

Excerpt: A week after failing to defeat Mitt Romney in Wisconsin’s Republican primary – portrayed by the traditional media as a make-it or break-it moment for his candidacy – Rick Santorum announced at a press conference in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, that he was ending his presidential campaign. He did not endorse Mitt Romney, who now appears to […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Supreme Court says police can strip-search anyone they arrest without probable cause

Excerpt: Federal, state, and local authorities may force any person they arrest to submit to a strip-search, whether or not there is probable cause for such an invasion of a suspect’s privacy, the Supreme Court ruled this morning, setting a dangerous and unwelcome precedent that NPI strongly condemns. In a five-to-four decision, Justices Anthony Kennedy, John […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics
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