Posted inMedia & Culture

Jettisoned by Trump, Ronna McDaniel tried a pivot into media, only to discover accountability exists outside of Donald’s cult

The Trumpi­fi­ca­tion of the Repub­li­can Par­ty has proven a char­ac­ter test for its office­hold­ers and can­di­dates. His­to­ry is unlike­ly to look kind­ly on those who car­ried water for the first Oval Office occu­pant to refuse to par­tic­i­pate in the peace­ful trans­fer of pow­er to his legit­i­mate­ly elect­ed successor. 

Posted inLegislative Advocacy

President Biden throws down the gauntlet in impassioned 2024 State of the Union speech

In his annu­al address to Con­gress, the Pres­i­dent sought to draw a strong con­trast with his pre­de­ces­sor and 2024 gen­er­al elec­tion oppo­nent while mak­ing the case for repro­duc­tive free­dom, cli­mate action, gun respon­si­bil­i­ty, eco­nom­ic jus­tice, and sup­port for Ukraine. He also announced new relief mea­sures for Pales­tini­ans suf­fer­ing in Gaza. 

Posted inAppreciations & Remembrances

Steve Pool: 1953–2023

Born Novem­ber 5th, 1953, Pool grew up in West­ern Wash­ing­ton. He went to Tyee High School in SeaT­ac and served his peers as stu­dent body pres­i­dent. He went to col­lege at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton and became a KOMO intern dur­ing those years. After he grad­u­at­ed in 1978 with a major in com­mu­ni­ca­tions, he was hired to work at the sta­tion full time as a reporter, cov­er­ing hard news and sports.