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Krystal Ball: The progressive case for Tim Kaine as Vice President

Krystal Ball: The progressive case for Tim Kaine as Vice President

Krystal Ball argues that progressive activists should look at Kaine’s merits as well as his flaws — and lays out the case for why he’d make a good successor to Joe Biden.

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It’s a great day for Washington: I-1515’s failure means zero right wing initiatives on the November ballot

Shortly after the close of business today, word came down from Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s office that backers of Initiative 1515 had canceled their Friday appointment to turn in petitions, owing to having failed to collect the minimum number of… (read more)

NPI welcomes Judge Ellen Fair’s order requiring Tim Eyman’s cooperation with AG Ferguson’s investigation

Notoriously dishonest initiative promoter Tim Eyman must turn over tax returns, bank statements, and other records requested by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office within the next two weeks, Snohomish County Court Judge Ellen Fair decided today,… (read more)

NPI applauds Attorney General Bob Ferguson for going to court to put an end to Tim Eyman’s stonewalling

Following Attorney General Bob Ferguon’s announcement today that his office has filed motions in Snohomish and Thurston Superior Court to enforce subpoenas issued as part of the state’s investigation into Tim Eyman’s egregious violations… (read more)

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