Opinion

Opinion

‘Sorry your son’s real sick but … tough’

The contention of many Republicans is not that overtaxing is bad, but that all taxing is bad. And that amounts to a retreat from the very idea of a common good.

Opinion

The media got it wrong: White working-class voters were not the reason Trump won

The conventional thinking “seemed suspicious on its face,” says Duke University professor Nicholas Carnes, who along with Vanderbilt University professor Noam Lupu, studied the American National Election Studies report from the University of Michigan. They reached the startling conclusion that it wasn’t a new coalition of working-class voters who put Trump in office at all.

Videos

U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen on Trumpcare

U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen, who represents Washington’s 2nd Congressional District, which includes Bellingham, and his constituents comment on health care.
Office of U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald
U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen on Trumpcare 2:16

U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen on Trumpcare

Opening the door on a conversation about mental illness 3:54

Opening the door on a conversation about mental illness

81-year-old woman on a coffee run leads police on slow-speed chase 4:16

81-year-old woman on a coffee run leads police on slow-speed chase

Could Washington state government actually shut down? 1:26

Could Washington state government actually shut down?