updated Tue. November 22, 2022
April 22, 2018
In a previous episode, we talked with former Vancouver Congressman Brian Baird about his efforts to organize a more centrist political party. April's episode is No. 49. While that looks paltry compared to “The Simpsons,” for a bunch of print journalists, that's not too bad. But we find that its audience is smallÃâÃÂ ...
April 10, 2018
... a whole lot,” Long said. “I do believe that the polarization in our institutions has a lot to do with the leaders who are representing the parties. ... I'll cross that bridge when I get to it, but I think a lot about the fact that leaders have made it very difficult for some members of Congress to govern independently.”.
April 6, 2018
She has held four town meetings, re-election kickoff events, and a forum on high school safety during Congress' Easter Recess. She has also defended taking thousands of dollars ... Don Bonker and Brian Baird, who held the 3rd District seat from 1999 to 2011. Long has drawn 1,300 donors, more than 83ÃâÃÂ ...
April 4, 2018
Brian Baird, D-Wash., and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee endorsed one of the 3rd Congressional District candidates. It is worth ... Since the Clintons unveiled their “third way” brand of politics, the party's influence in Congress and houses across the nation is way down. I hope peopleÃâÃÂ ...
Longview Daily News
March 31, 2018
Although President Donald Trump won Cowlitz with 53 percent of the vote in 2016, the county has a long history of electing Democrats to Congress. ... Kasch said Kubin's support and recent endorsements by former Southwest Washington Congressmen Don Bonker and Brian Baird were enough to bringÃâÃÂ ...
March 30, 2018
Herrera Beutler's job performance approval was at 39 percent among those polled, and only 27 percent approved of Republicans' work in Congress. ... The release also noted a slew of Long's endorsements including former representatives Brian Baird and Don Bonker of Washington's Third CongressionalÃâÃÂ ...
March 30, 2018
Democrat Carolyn Long announced her candidacy for U.S. Representative in the 3rd Congressional District in December. The seat is now held by Republican Jaime Herrera Beutler. ... Don Bonker and Brian Baird, both of whom are Democrats. She also has backing from a national women's group andÃâÃÂ ...
March 29, 2018
As our own former congressman Brian Baird says, “Carolyn Long is just the kind of person we need to fight the special interests and bring common sense and real solutions to Congress. She will show up every day to ... It's time for us to have a real representative in Congress.” Another person familiar toÃâÃÂ ...
March 27, 2018
Herrera Beutler's job performance was at 39 percent among those polled, and only 27 percent approved of Republicans' work in Congress. ... The release also noted a slew of Long's endorsements including former representatives Brian Baird and Don Bonker of Washington's Third Congressional District,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 2, 2018
In his farewell address to Congress, President George Washington cautioned against factional politics that harm the national interest. ... Brian Baird is a former democratic U.S. representative from Washington's 3rd Congressional District, and Chris Vance is a former state representative, Metropolitan KingÃâÃÂ ...
March 2, 2018
Washington Independents co-chairs Brian Baird, left, and Chris Vance, right, listen as Ann Diamond speaks during a joint press conference with Unite America to ... Vance, a former chair of the Washington State Republican Party and former state representative, has been open about his frustrations with theÃâÃÂ ...
February 13, 2018
As former Congressman Brian Baird commented at Columbian.com: “We've lost a true friend, teacher, role model and mentor. Dan Ogden always put country first and was a true patriot — one dedicated to making his nation and the world better.” As former legislator Tim Probst wrote: “Let's all live just a littleÃâÃÂ ...
February 4, 2018
While Herrera Beutler has won each of her re-election races by more than 20 percentage points, this could be her toughest campaign since she was first elected to Congress following long-time Democratic Rep. Brian Baird's retirement in 2010. “The guess at this point is that the Democratic base is going toÃâÃÂ ...
February 1, 2018
The former Washington Congressman noted in their investigation is Brian Baird who represented Southwest Washington for 12 years. Baird left ... "A campaign committee that's remaining open for several years after a member of Congress leaves office creates situations that are ripe for abuse,” said Fischer.
The News Tribune
November 19, 2017
A new organization announced Thursday by former Washington State Republican Party Chairman Chris Vance and former Democratic Congressman Brian Baird will aim to find out. ... He pointed to the re-election of Nancy Pelosi as leader of the U.S. House Democrats despite a record of political failure.
The Daily Herald
November 17, 2017
OLYMPIA — A former leader of the Washington Republican Party is teaming with a former Democratic congressman to give independents a louder voice and greater presence in the state's political conversation. Chris Vance, the ex-Republican, and Brian Baird, who is still a Democrat, launched a newÃâÃÂ ...
November 16, 2017
Former Democratic Congressman Brian Baird, left, and former GOP state Rep. Chris Vance say a new political-action committee, ... He pointed to the re-election of Nancy Pelosi as leader of the U.S. House Democrats despite a record of political failure. Vance, a former state legislator and Metropolitan KingÃâÃÂ ...
May 14, 2017
POLITICO found that 384 House members and senators who served in the 114th Congress made no stock trades over the past two years. ... Rogers didn't respond to requests for comment, and a McCaul spokesperson said that the congressman is not involved with trades made in his wife's accounts.
February 24, 2017
BOSTON—"The national debt is a big structural problem," former Representative Brian Baird told his audience at the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. And that, according to Baird, is one reason scientific research comes under fire. “If you can't solve something big," heÃâÃÂ ...
August 11, 2014
As a congressman, Baird would often fly more than 2,500 miles on weekends back to Washington's 3rd District, leaving little time to see his family. He knew too many colleagues who missed their kids' presentations and PTA meetings, prompting his retirement. A politician who believes in term limits, BairdÃâÃÂ ...