NPI's Cascadia Advocate

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

Monthly Archives: October 2023

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 2nd-6th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the House's unprecedented removal of Kevin McCarthy as Speaker and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees.
Written by:Targeted News Service
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Turmoil inside the Let’s Go Washington paid signature drive: Brent Johnson pushed aside, while some petitioners have reportedly quit

Excerpt: An ambitious effort to qualify six right wing initiatives to the 2024 Washington State Legislature is struggling to get traction with less than three months to go until the signature submission deadline arrives, NPI has learned. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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A big week in Canadian politics: NDP wins watershed provincial election in Manitoba, House of Commons gets first Black Speaker

Excerpt: As U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy was being deposed in Washington, D.C., amidst the ugly dysfunction of the Republican Party, progressives were scoring a pair of real and symbolic victories north of the border in Winnipeg and Ottawa... achievements in which all Canadians can take pride.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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United States House of Representatives votes to remove Kevin McCarthy as Speaker

Excerpt: McCarthy's speakership lasted just two hundred and sixty-nine days, ranking as one of the shortest in American history.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Legislative Advocacy, Open Government, Policy Topics, Public Service
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 25th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of a clean continuing resolution to prevent a federal government shutdown.
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