Trump Goes to China: On the campaign trail, Trump promised to label China a currency manipulator. During his visit to Beijing, the he struck a different tone, lavishing praise on Chinese president Xi Jinping and saying, "Who can blame a country that is able to take advantage of another country for the benefit of its citizens? I give China great credit.”
Read This Story to the End: At first glance, it appears to be another typical "who are Trump voters" puff piece. But keep reading.
Seattle Schools' Student Homelessness Rate Is Growing: The number of unsheltered students rose 55 percent from 2012 to 2016, according to a study from a New York nonprofit. About one of every sixteen SPS students is homeless, the report says.
Mayor-Elect Durkan Looks Forward: The clock on her first "100-day promises" will probably begin in January, not when she takes office on November 28. That, and more from Crosscut's interview.
How Does Seattle City Light Respond to Sexism and Harassment Complaints Within its Own Ranks? Read Sydney Brownstone's latest.
Trump Voters In WA's Long Beach Shocked that ICE Is Picking Up Their Immigrant Neighbors: Even the police chief is surprised.
A Good Take From the Seattle Times Editorial Board! Washington state lawmakers shouldn't be able to conceal records related to sexual misconduct. The Times is among the media outlets suing the Legislature for withholding emails and calendars after reporters have requested to see them.
What to Do With a Democratic State Senate Majority? Passing a capital construction budget, requiring health plans to provide birth control services at no cost to patients and reducing car-tab fees are all on the immediate to-do list now that Democrats control both statehouse chambers and the governor's office. A capital gains tax or carbon tax? Sure, but maybe not this session. The Seattle Times reports on possibilities opened by State Senator-elect Manka Dhingra's victory.
What Does Teresa Mosqueda's Victory Mean For City Council? Read Heidi Groover's analysis.
Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht? Yesterday's ballot drop showed her widening her lead over incumbent John Urquhart. Another ballot drop is expected before 4 p.m. today.
Cary Moon Concedes: "l have offered my congratulations to Jenny Durkan, Seattle’s first woman mayor in 90 years. I urge her to boldly confront the challenges facing our city and to remember that Seattle's prosperity should provide shared opportunity and success for everyone, not just the wealthy few," she said in a statement, pointing supporters to a mailing list where they can "pledge to stay involved."