secretary of state http://kuow.org en Early Recollections Of Prague And War With Madeleine Albright http://kuow.org/post/early-recollections-prague-and-war-madeleine-albright <p><a href="http://secretary.state.gov/www/albright/albright.html">Madeleine Albright</a> was the first woman to hold the Secretary of State position for former president Bill Clinton. She became known as an advocate for peace in the Middle East and for bringing war criminals to justice. In her new memoir, she chronicles her traumatic early life in Prague during the Nazi occupation, through the end of World War II and the beginning of the Cold War. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 03:00:00 +0000 Rachel Solomon 9467 at http://kuow.org Early Recollections Of Prague And War With Madeleine Albright Ambassador Rice Asks Not To Be Considered For Secretary Of State http://kuow.org/post/ambassador-rice-asks-not-be-considered-secretary-state Moving to withdraw her name from among those being considered to be the next secretary of state, embattled U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice has told President Obama she does not want to be nominated.<p>The White House just released a statement from the president that says, in part:<p><blockquote><p>"Today, I spoke to Ambassador Susan Rice, and accepted her decision to remove her name from consideration for Secretary of State. For two decades, Susan has proven to be an extraordinarily capable, patriotic, and passionate public servant. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 21:23:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 5070 at http://kuow.org Ambassador Rice Asks Not To Be Considered For Secretary Of State Democrat Concedes Secretary Of State Contest http://kuow.org/post/democrat-concedes-secretary-state-contest <p>Democrat Kathleen Drew has conceded the race for Washington secretary of state.</p><p>In a statement Saturday, Drew said of her Republican rival Kim Wyman, "I know that she will carry forward Washington’s tradition of fair and impartial elections, and I am optimistic that she will work on measures to remove barriers and increase voter participation."</p><p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:09:05 +0000 Phyllis Fletcher 3405 at http://kuow.org Democrat Concedes Secretary Of State Contest Wash. Ballots Continue To Be Counted, Some Races Will Be Called Friday http://kuow.org/post/wash-ballots-continue-be-counted-some-races-will-be-called-friday <p></p><p>This is Washington’s first presidential election after making the switch to all mail-in voting. Just over half of the ballots have been counted and many races are still undecided.&nbsp; KUOW’s Sara Lerner speaks with Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 17:54:25 +0000 Sara Lerner 3180 at http://kuow.org Wash. Ballots Continue To Be Counted, Some Races Will Be Called Friday In A Tight Race, Is A Mess Expected? http://kuow.org/post/tight-race-mess-expected <p><strong>Scheduled for <em>The Conversation, </em>November 5 at noon.</strong></p><p>Ross Reynolds talks with Secretary of State Sam Reed about how he is prepping for all the tight races.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 19:46:57 +0000 Ross Reynolds 2986 at http://kuow.org In A Tight Race, Is A Mess Expected? Wash. Secretary Of State Candidates Wyman, Drew Debate http://kuow.org/post/wash-secretary-state-candidates-wyman-drew-debate <p>Former state Senator <a href="http://www.kathleendrew2012.com">Kathleen Drew</a> wants to become the first Democrat in nearly 50 years to hold the office of Washington's Secretary of State. She faces Thurston County Auditor <a href="http://www.KimWyman.com">Kim Wyman</a>&nbsp;in November. Both candidates join us in the studio.</p><p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Katy Sewall 2401 at http://kuow.org Wash. Secretary Of State Candidates Wyman, Drew Debate How Accurate Are Candidate Statements In The Voter's Pamphlet? http://kuow.org/post/how-accurate-are-candidate-statements-voters-pamphlet <p>You may have already received your <a href="https://wei.sos.wa.gov/agency/osos/en/press_and_research/PreviousElections/2012/General-Election/Pages/Online-Voters-Guide.aspx">state voter's pamphlet</a> in the mail. How much do you trust the candidate's statements?</p><p>We talk to Shane Hamlin, elections co-director for the Office of the Secretary of State, about a controversial statement by a candidate for King County Superior Court.</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 18:00:36 +0000 David Hyde 2020 at http://kuow.org How Accurate Are Candidate Statements In The Voter's Pamphlet? Are Washington Voters At Risk Of Being Hacked? http://kuow.org/post/are-washington-voters-risk-being-hacked <p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/13/us/politics/cracks-in-maryland-and-washington-voter-databases.html">The New York Times</a> says Washington state’s online voter registration system is not secure. Ross Reynolds talks with Washington's assistant secretary of state, Steve Excell.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 02:52:38 +0000 Ross Reynolds 1676 at http://kuow.org