Joel Connelly

Joel Connelly

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Recent posts on NPI’s Cascadia Advocate and Post Alley

  • Herrera Beutler challenger Joe Kent was among the speakers at D.C. rally supporting the January 6th insurrectionists
    by Joel Connelly on September 22nd, 2021 at 9:29 PM

    The insurgent Republican candidate has Donald Trump’s endorsement in the 2022 race for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. The 3rd, like all other congressional districts, will be getting new boundaries prior to the midterms. Herrera Beutler challenger Joe Kent was among the speakers at D.C. rally supporting the January 6th insurrectionists is a post from NPI’s Cascadia Advocate, the journal of the Northwest Progressive Institute. Published continuously since March of 2004, NPI’s Cascadia Advocate provides thoughtful commentary and analysis on regional, national, and world politics. Keep The Cascadia Advocate going by making a contribution to sustain NPI’s research and advocacy here.

  • Hung Jury: Justin Trudeau’s $600 Million Election Gamble Results in Status Quo
    by Joel Connelly on September 22nd, 2021 at 1:00 AM

    The Trudeaus, pere et fils, have won seven of eight national elections they have contested dating back to 1968 (three years before Justin was born).  They have shown a ferocity whenever their hold on power was threatened.

  • A Moment of Truth Arrives for Biden and the Democrats
    by Joel Connelly on September 20th, 2021 at 12:45 PM

    Rep. Jayapal, in one of the safest Democratic districts in the nation, may chair the Congressional Progressive Caucus, but Reps. Suzan DelBene and Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., head the larger, more mainstream New Democrat Coalition.  Unlike Jayapal and AOC, many of its members represent swing districts. 

  • Pope Francis To US Bishops: Stay Out of Politics!
    by Joel Connelly on September 16th, 2021 at 7:32 AM

    The Pope had a long chat with reporters during a return flight from Slovakia to Rome. He was asked about the communion flap in the United States.

  • Washington gets a new U.S. federal judge: David Estudillo wins Senate confirmation
    by Joel Connelly on September 15th, 2021 at 12:06 AM

    Cantwell and Senator Patty Murray, D-Washington, put forward Estudillo’s name and he was nominated to the federal bench in April by President Biden. On September 14th, he was confirmed by a vote of 54-41. Washington gets a new U.S. federal judge: David Estudillo wins Senate confirmation is a post from NPI’s Cascadia Advocate, the journal of the Northwest Progressive Institute. Published continuously since March of 2004, NPI’s Cascadia Advocate provides thoughtful commentary and analysis on regional, national, and world politics. Keep The Cascadia Advocate going by making a contribution to sustain NPI’s research and advocacy here.