Politics & Government

Politics & Government

Trying to avoid politics, FBI Director Comey instead shaped an election

The FBI director, fearing the backlash that would come if it were revealed after the election that the agency had been investigating Hillary Clinton and had kept it a secret, sent a letter informing Congress that the case was reopened. What he did not say was that the FBI was also investigating the Trump campaign. While partisanship was not a factor in Comey’s approach to the two investigations, he handled them in starkly different ways.

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State Workers Stage Walkout for Better Contract

State workers stage a job walkout in Olympia, one of more than a dozen "Stand Up For Washington" events across the state pressing the legislature for a better contract.
Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com
State Workers Stage Walkout for Better Contract 2:05

State Workers Stage Walkout for Better Contract

State workers stage walkout for better contract 2:05

State workers stage walkout for better contract

Miss Moffett's founder appointed to Lacey City Council 1:02

Miss Moffett's founder appointed to Lacey City Council

Activists call for President Trump's tax returns at Olympia rally 2:48

Activists call for President Trump's tax returns at Olympia rally