Bill Radke, Marilyn Strickland, Caleb Heimlich, Brandi Kruse [L-R]
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Bill Radke, Marilyn Strickland, Caleb Heimlich, Brandi Kruse [L-R]
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This week another Washingtonian considers a run for president

Bill Radke reviews the week’s news with chairman of the Washington state Republican Party Caleb Heimlich, President of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce Marilyn Strickland and reporter for Q13 news Brandi Kruse.

Another Washington state resident is flirting with the idea of running for President, former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. Why won’t he pick a party? Can Seattle forgive him for selling the Sonics? Who will his candidacy effect more, Democrats or Republicans?

The Gates Foundation made headlines in 2015 when it announced that new parents would get one year paid family leave. But this week the organization said they would reduce that leave to 6 months because the program was “hindering the foundation’s purpose.” We discuss if the Gates Foundation can’t make it work, who can?

Monday morning will be the first commute with the new SR-99 Tunnel. After Seattle made it through viadoom without any major traffic disruptions, what are the lessons we we’ve learned

? And state lawmakers think they have reached a compromise on the issue of transparency at the legislative level. Is it a fair compromise?

Plus, PCC says goodbye to self-checkout, the Seattle Reign drop the “Seattle” and aren’t we glad to not be in the polar vortex?