When Politics Trumps Logic

Candidates like to think ahead, but this takes ‘measuring the drapes’ to a whole new level.

Fur, Feathers and Fins: The Urgency of Predator Management to Save Salmon

When it comes to saving salmon, predator management ruffles feathers and fur.

The Golden Age of Chivalry: How Disability Keeps It Alive

Erin Kelly has reason to believe there’s still plenty of good in the world, and why we shouldn’t give up on it.

Beyond The Lens: Spring Breaks. Strasberg Takes The Mound

Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.

Bipartisanship Is No Utopia

Washington gridlock can be annoying, but that doesn’t mean bipartisan consensus produced outcomes that are necessarily more popular.

Sorry America, Republicans Don’t Want Bipartisanship

It’s really hard to be bipartisan when one partisan side doesn’t want to.

Mrs. Smith (Pitt) Goes to Washington? Angelina Jolie Should

Brains, heart and experience combined with charisma, charm and a great work ethic, are all the ingredients we need in our representatives in Washington

Is Death With Dignity The Same As Suicide?

A therapist and family caregiver ponders the implications of being able to choose the manner of our life, and death.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK – Kevin Spacey Tears Washington To Shreds

House of Cards star riffs on Congress.

Washington Governor Suspends Death Penalty, Citing ‘Too Many Flaws In The System’

Governor Jay Inslee said, “In death penalty cases, I’m not convinced equal justice is being served.”

Letter from the New GMP Politics Editors

Often, when people say “politics” or “political,” they spit the words out like bitter pills. And, rightfully so.

Students Victimized for Perceived Sexual Orientation

A new study finds that students bullied because they are believed to be gay are much more likely than others to be suicidal and depressed.

Republican Senators File Bill to Legalize Discrimination Against LGBT Citizens of Washington State

Senator Ed Murray said, “I don’t think we want to go into our civil rights laws and decide who gets served and who doesn’t get served.”

AFP: US Strategy Takes Korean Crisis Into New Territory

Soaring tensions on the Korean peninsula have seen dire North Korean threats met with an unusually assertive US response that analysts warn could take a familiar game into dangerous territory.