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.

Tag Archives: US-Pres

Joe Biden is (finally) running for President

Excerpt: Joe Biden has declared his candidacy for President of the United States. NPI's Ruairi Vaughan analyzes the former Vice President's entry into the race.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Leave a comment

Poll Watch: Democratic voters in California offer strong support to Joe Biden

Excerpt: A new public opinion survey brings good news for former Vice President Joe Biden, who has yet to officially enter the crowded Democratic field.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | 1 Comment

Washington State Democrats to allocate 2020 national delegates with a presidential primary

Excerpt: It's primary time! The Washington State Democratic Party's Central Committee has voted overwhelmingly to use a state-run presidential primary for delegate allocation in 2020.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Other Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | 2 Comments

Winning in the era of #MeToo

Excerpt: To credibly denounce Trump’s vile and hypocritical history when it comes to sexual harassment, Democrats need to practice what they preach.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Open Government
Other Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | 1 Comment

Poll Watch: “Mayor Pete” gaining support with Iowa Democrats

Excerpt: Support is rising for Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg, the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, according to a new poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Leave a comment

Kirsten Gillibrand releases tax returns as a challenge to Trump and other Democrats

Excerpt: "It allows people to know you’re working for them and nobody else,” the junior Senator from New York and presidential contender explained to CNN.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Leave a comment

Poll Watch: New poll shows Kamala Harris gaining, record enthusiasm ahead of 2020

Excerpt: A new poll conducted on behalf of CNN shows California Senator Kamala Harris gaining support among Democratic voters, with less than a year to go until the Iowa caucuses.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Milwaukee selected as the host city for the 2020 Democratic National Convention

Excerpt: It's official: the Democratic Party will gather in the Midwest to nominate its next standard bearers for President and Vice President of the United States.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Events, Party Politics
Other Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Washington Governor Jay Inslee announces climate-focused presidential campaign

Excerpt: Our own Governor Jay Inslee has officially joined the 2020 Democratic presidential field.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Our Environment
Other Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

LIVE from the Crosscut Festival: All the President’s Men

Excerpt: Panelists include David Frum, former speechwriter for President George W. Bush; David Litt, former special assistant and senior presidential speechwriter for President Barack Obama, and Scott McClellan, former White House Press Secretary for President George W. Bush.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
Categories:Events, Live Coverage
Other Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

LIVE from Seattle: Hillary Clinton comes to the Paramount to discuss “What Happened?”

Excerpt: Hillary Clinton is in the Emerald City for the Seattle stop of her What Happened? book tour. Read NPI's take on her appearance at the Paramount Theatre.
Written by:David A Johnson
Categories:Events, Live Coverage
Other Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Trump fans, welcome to the backlash against your backlash. It’s only just getting started.

Excerpt: People all across the Disunited States of America, disgusted with Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election, have taken to the streets to protest the foul-mouthed neofascist, with many declaring “He’s Not My President.” In city after city, from Denver to Chicago to Los Angeles to San Francisco and Oakland to New York to […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Open Government
Other Tags:,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

California’s Democratic leaders offer a fitting, appropriate response to Trump’s “triumph”

Excerpt: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and other national Democratic figures are showing a lot of deference to Donald Trump in the hours following the projection of his likely victory in the Electoral College — perhaps owing to their belief that deference is required to ensure a peaceful transition of power. Said Clinton: Donald Trump is going […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

As darkness envelops American democracy, Washington State charts a progressive path

Excerpt: Catastrophe. Devastating. Tragedy. Those are some of the words I’m seeing being used in an attempt to describe the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, which ended last night in a series of dark, disturbing defeats for Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party. And yet, while voters in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania were handing the […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Other Tags:, , ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed