Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrived at a military hospital in Texas Friday to continue his recovery process. There has been no shortage of strong opinions about the release of the former POW - except, that is, among Idaho's congressional delegation.
Marcie Sillman talks to Dan Murphy, national security correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, about the worsening situation in Iraq. Then, David Hyde talks to Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., a ranking member on the House Armed Service Committee, about the U.S. response to the violence.
The militant group Islamic State In Iraq and Al-Sham has been seizing cities in northern Iraq. Mosul, one of the largest city in northern Iraq, was seized Tuesday. Members of Congress are weighing in on the situation. Some Republicans have called for immediate military intervention there, but Smith thinks a military solution might not be the answer right now.
Chances for immigration reform dimmed even more this week, following the defeat of House Republican leader Eric Cantor. His surprising loss in the Virginia primary to Tea Party candidate David Brat is causing ripple effects here in Washington state, too, as local immigration advocates are rethinking their strategy.
Marcie Sillman talks with Washington state political consultant Randy Pepple about his take on the impact that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat will have on Washington state and the Republican party at large.
Marcie Sillman talks with Mike Lindblom, transportation reporter for the Seattle Times, about new findings concerning the Skagit River bridge collapse in May 2013. The National Transportation Safety Board has released some 2,000 pages of documentation about the accident.
Marcie Sillman talks to Vancouver Sun correspondent Vaughn Palmer Washington Governor Jay Inslee and King County Executive Dow Constantine petitioning the government of British Columbia to take action on the sewage plant in Victoria.
Marcie Sillman speaks to KUOW's Deborah Wang about the story behind the $15/hour wage law.
Last week, Seattle became the first city in the nation to establish a $15 minimum wage for all workers. The framework was established by a panel of business, labor and community leaders, which the City Council passed in record time.