Washington state Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn speaks Wednesday with his back to the camera to the Senate Education Committee in Olympia. Dorn was responding to a proposal to eliminate the elected superintendent's office.
Washington state Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn speaks Wednesday with his back to the camera to the Senate Education Committee in Olympia. Dorn was responding to a proposal to eliminate the elected superintendent's office. TED S. WARREN/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Washington state Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn speaks Wednesday with his back to the camera to the Senate Education Committee in Olympia. Dorn was responding to a proposal to eliminate the elected superintendent's office. TED S. WARREN/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

It’s time for moderate Republicans to step up

January 12, 2014 12:00 AM