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Jay Inslee is the governor of Washington state.

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As Elizabeth Warren increasingly looks like the front-runner, who might be her running mate? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Governors used to be surefire presidential material. What changed? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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At the resolutions committee meeting Thursday morning, two hours of debate only yielded a non-DNC sanctioned discussion—not a climate debate. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Tomorrow the DNC votes on a resolution to hold a climate debate, but Chair Tom Perez’s competing resolution would undermine that effort. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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The Netroots Nation conference in Philadelphia emphasized immigration cruelties, as the party leadership struggles to respond, opting for backbiting instead of action. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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If they have the smarts, Democrats can prevent a schism in the progressive coalition, and turn the Green New Deal into a jobs machine for workers displaced from the carbon economy. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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The Washington governor’s focus on the climate crisis is prodding his fellow presidential candidates to develop their own Green New Deals. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders offer the most direct challenge yet to the front-runner in the 2020 Democratic primary. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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While the president goes on the attack, Democratic-controlled states and municipalities forge ahead.  Read more

Working in America

The Trump administration plans to decimate environmental safeguards—so blue states and cities are stepping up their efforts to arrest climate change. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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After years of gridlock on climate action, Washington state could soon pioneer the nation's first tax on greenhouse gas emissions.  Read more

Energy and the Environment