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Washington

  1. vaccines
    The Major Measles Outbreak Keeps Getting WorseOf the more than 55 people affected across the country, most are children in under-immunized counties.
  2. state legislatures
    West Virginia Leads States With Boys’ Club LegislaturesSome states, like Massachusetts (bad) and Georgia (relatively good), defy partisan stereotypes on legislative gender balance.
  3. 2018 midterms
    The New Republican Myth of California Voter FraudPaul Ryan and other Republicans are implying that California’s slow vote counts disguise fraud. It’s important to debunk these myths before 2020.
  4. gun control
    NRA Sues to Stop Gun Control Measures Approved by Washington VotersThe ballot initiative raises the minimum purchase age for semiautomatic rifles to 21, among other things.
  5. 2018 midterms
    The 2018 Midterms Have Already BegunElection Day has already begun in large areas of the nation, and voting by mail could stretch out Election Night as well.
  6. death penalty
    Washington Supreme Court Declares State Too Racist to Kill People“The death penalty, as administered in our state, fails to serve any legitimate penological goal.”
  7. Where Trump’s Vacation Is a Vacation From TrumpThe White House without the president is like a bunker without the war.
  8. Danger Signs for GOP in Washington BellwetherAs Washington State goes in August, so might go the nation in November.
  9. supreme court
    How Neil Gorsuch Became the Second-Most-Polarizing Man in WashingtonSo much for the hope that he might be a mild-mannered, semi-moderate justice.
  10. The Joy of Voting by MailThe growing number of voters who don’t cast ballots on Election Day should grow to nearly everybody.
  11. keeping up with kongress
    Kourtney Kardashian Went to D.C. to Advocate for Safer Beauty ProductsKourtney takes Kongress.
  12. The Anti-Trump Movement Has Already Made Profound Progressive ChangeProgressives have revolutionized criminal justice in Philadelphia, and are on the cusp of passing a long list of vital reforms in Washington state.
  13. #me too
    Rob Porter’s Ex-Wife Says He Asked Her to ‘Downplay’ AbuseInstead she went on CNN.
  14. washington
    Republican Bill Banning 20-Week Abortions Just Failed in SenateThe Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act was defeated 51 to 46.
  15. service issues
    Steakhouse Calls Pregnant Mom’s Uncovered Belly a Health-Code ViolationShe wore a crop top that exposed her eight-months-pregnant stomach.
  16. plenty of fish in the sea
    Fish Farm Says ‘Thousands’ of Invasive Salmon Escaped Into the Pacific OceanWildlife officials say, “We’d like to see as many of these escaped fish caught as possible.”
  17. trump administration
    Ivanka Trump Is Hard at Work in Washington — But for Whom?The First Daughter is a different kind of people’s princess, devoted to the needs of a waning king.
  18. encounter
    Plotting a Trump Dinner Party With Washington’s Most Famous HostessEvery time a new administration sweeps into town, Sally Quinn offers tips on making nice with the locals. This January will be no exception.
  19. A Pre–Election Day Instagram Guide to Washington, D.C.Holly Garner and Phil Martin show us their perspective of the nation’s capital.
  20. lawsuits
    Court Says Canada’s ‘Pirate’ Trader Joe’s Might Violate U.S. LawsBad news for the perennial thorn in the U.S. grocer’s side.
  21. police bans
    Another Restaurant Owner Under Fire for Telling Police They Can’t Eat ThereHe claims there was a language barrier and has apologized.
  22. Museum Will Make No Mention of Cosby AllegationsIt is scheduled to open in September.
  23. Food Politics
    Plant-Based Protein Companies Now Have Their Own Trade GroupTofurky’s going to Washington.
  24. mary dye
    Wildly Inappropriate Washington GOP Legislator Asks Teens About VirginityThe Republican lawmaker questioned teens who advocated for the expansion of insurance coverage for birth control.
  25. Minimum Wage
    Seattle Area Restaurant Jobs IncreaseAccording to statistics from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  26. Health Concerns
    Crab Season Delayed Along Entire West Coast Because of Deadly ToxinHealth officials still have no end date.
  27. Lawsuits
    Black Man Says Restaurant Forced Him to ‘Prepay’ for Breakfast“The waitress apologized, acknowledging that the policy was racist.”
  28. Pope Gives First Official Mass in U.S.About 25,000 attended the historic ceremony. 
  29. How Wildfires Have Devastated a Lake Resort Town in Washington StateDozens of homes and businesses have been destroyed near Lake Chelan, Washington.
  30. Edibles
    Weed-Infused K-Cups Take Washington by StormWake, push a button, and bake.
  31. scandals
    The Aaron Schock Scandal Comes Full CircleIn a corrupt town, why are so few politicians brought down by ethics violations?
  32. Washington’s Boom Goes BustThe capital looks a little less like Panem than it did before. 
  33. GOP Congressman Can’t Recall Whether He Spoke to White SupremacistsBack in 2002.
  34. House Democrats Are BFFs With Ronald ReaganOr at least a cardboard cutout of him.
  35. Third Victim in Washington State School Shooting Dies Shaylee Chuckulnaskit was 14 years old.
  36. Another Guy Tried to Break Into the White HouseThe second one in 24 hours.
  37. Intruder Jumps Fence, Enters White HouseThe Obamas weren’t home. 
  38. Chill Guy Fired for Waiting 19 Hours to Buy WeedSpokane’s first customer is not sweating it.
  39. Weed Whacking
    Washington State Will Inspect All Marijuana-Edibles Packaging to Weed OutNew rules also require labels to list the amount of marijuana per serving.
  40. The Other Critics
    Washington Post Critic Takes Down Euro Import La Tagliatella in BrutalApparently, there’s “extra virgin olive oil in all recipes!”
  41. CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell RetiresNothing to do with the Benghazi talking points.
  42. Daniel Werfel Just Got Another Terrible JobHe’s been named acting head of the IRS.
  43. Federal Hurricane Sandy Relief Has Officially BegunSeven months after the superstorm made landfall.
  44. shmashmortion
    In Washington, a Proposed Abortion Bill That Doesn’t SuckIt’s currently stalled in committee.
  45. Lieberman’s Last Hurrah: Statehood Bill for D.C.He calls the 51st state his “unfinished business.”
  46. White House Not Just Going to Sit Around While Everyone Smokes PotThe Obama administration is considering its options against Colorado and Washington.
  47. Gay Marriage Passes in Washington StateMaking the election a full sweep for marriage equality.
  48. Sally Quinn Asks, ‘Did a Lack of Good Parties Shut Down D.C.’s Power Circuits?’Or maybe it was the other way around.
  49. July Was the Warmest Month Ever in Washington, D.C.Serves ‘em right?
  50. Company Town: Frank Rich and Adam Moss on Dysfunctional D.C.A D.C. native and a frequent visitor discuss the charms and follies of our nation’s capital.
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