Florida Senator Marco Rubio says the U.S. has lost focus over the last 20 to 30 years and economic policies need to be geared towards creating stable work for families.
This week, KUOW published a big story involving a city official and allegations of corruption.
Reporting on something like this isn’t easy. Following up on whispers, fact checking, getting people to talk to you – and providing the proper context. These stories are high-risk, and take a lot of time, effort, and editorial reflection.
So today we wanted to dive into how – and why – KUOW reported this story. And what’s happened in the days since it was published.
Age may also be one of the defining issues of the 2024 presidential race, considering President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump were the oldest candidates in U.S. history the last time they faced off. They’re also both the oldest people to hold the office of U.S. president: Trump took office at age 70, and Biden at 78.
Ethan Nordean has been sentenced to 18 years for his actions on Jan. 6, 2021, when members of the far-right Proud Boys under his authority stormed the United States Capitol building.
New research finds that “cannabis use disorder” is common in Washington state, where weed has been legal for more than a decade.
A University of Washington professor at the center of a congressional investigation says Republicans have mischaracterized her work.
If there’s anything we’ve learned in recent years, it’s that big talk gets you a long way in politics.
And it’s lucrative - bombastic and false claims about a stolen election were enough to rally donors to shower hundreds of millions of dollars on Donald Trump’s campaign after 2020.
But the truth takes a lot longer to catch up.
Bill Radke discusses the week’s news with South Seattle Emerald’s Lauryn Bray, political analyst and contributing columnist Joni Balter, and KUOW’s David Hyde.