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Recording Shows That the Swamp Has Not Been Drained
Author: Kenneth P. Vogel and Eric Lipton
The recording of a dinner President Trump held with big-dollar donors in 2018 demonstrates just how alive and well special-interest access and influence remains in Washington.
Good night, Iowa.
Author: Maggie Astor
The weekend is over. The senators on the campaign trail are turning into pumpkins, as Amy Klobuchar put it. And we’re signing off for the night.
The Bolton revelation sinks in on the campaign trail.
Author: Nick Corasaniti and Thomas Kaplan
The candidates were in Iowa, but in Washington there was a major impeachment development.
Surrogates tout Biden’s appeal beyond Iowa.
Author: Thomas Kaplan
”Joe Biden puts Texas in play,” Representative Colin Allred of Texas said. “He absolutely puts Texas in play.”
Jonathan Van Ness and a Fan in Iowa
The “Queer Eye” star stopped for a photo with an out-of-towner who happened to be traveling through the state.
Biden debuts his smallest, and cutest, campaign surrogate yet.
Author: Lisa Lerer
“Ten years old!” Mr. Biden exclaimed. “Ten years old!”
T Minus 8 Days: A Frenetic Weekend on the Trail in Iowa
Author: Maggie Astor
The candidates gave their stump speeches. They took photos and shook hands. They tried mightily to address the polling elephant in the room without appearing to concern themselves with it.
‘I’m really up in the air’: some Iowans are still undecided.
Author: Reid J. Epstein
And they’re losing sleep. “Sometimes I can’t fall asleep at night,” one woman said. “I just can’t stop thinking about it.”

Columbian Newspaper

Weekly high school sports schedule, Jan. 27-Feb. 1
Author: The Columbian

(SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

MONDAY, JAN. 27

BOYS BASKETBALL

La Center at Stevenson, 7 p.m.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Columbia River at Mark Morris, 7 p.m.

Ridgefield at Washougal, 7 p.m.

Woodland at R.A. Long, 7 p.m.

Columbia-White Salmon at King’s Way Christian, 6 p.m.

Stevenson at La Center, 7 p.m.

Washington School for the Deaf at Columbia Adventist, 7 p.m.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Washington School for the Deaf at Columbia Adventist, 5:30 p.m.

BOYS SWIMMING

Kelso at North Thurston, 3:30 p.m.

GIRLS BOWLING

Battle Ground vs. Union, 3:15 p.m. at Big Al’s

Evergreen vs. Fort Vancouver, 3:15 p.m. at Big Al’s

Kelso at Hudson’s Bay, 3:15 p.m. at Big Al’s

TUESDAY, JAN. 28

BOYS BASKETBALL

Union at Battle Ground, 7 p.m.

Heritage at Camas, 7 p.m.

Evergreen at Mountain View, 7 p.m.

Fort Vancouver at Hudson’s Bay, 7 p.m.

Prairie at Kelso, 7 p.m.

Mark Morris at Columbia River, 7 p.m.

Washougal at Ridgefield, 7 p.m.

R.A. Long at Woodland, 7 p.m.

King’s Way Christian at Stevenson, 7 p.m.

Castle Rock at La Center, 7 p.m.

Seton Catholic at Columbia-White Salmon, 7 p.m.

Three Rivers Christian at Firm Foundation, 7 p.m.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Union at Battle Ground, 5:30 p.m.

Heritage at Camas, 5:30 p.m.

Mountain View at Evergreen, 7 p.m.

Hudson’s Bay at Fort Vancouver, 7 p.m.

Kelso at Prairie, 7 p.m.

WRESTLING

Hockinson at Washougal, 6 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 29

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Kalama at Mark Morris, 6 p.m. at LCC

Hockinson at Columbia River, 7 p.m.

R.A. Long at Ridgefield, 7 p.m.

Washougal at Woodland, 7 p.m.

La Center at Castle Rock,  7 p.m.

Columbia-White Salmon at Seton Catholic, 7 p.m.

King’s Way Christian at Stevenson, 7 p.m.

WRESTLING

Union at Camas, 7 p.m.

Skyview at Battle Ground, 7 p.m.

Mountain View at Kelso, 7 p.m.

Prairie at Fort Vancouver, 7 p.m.

Evergreen at Hudson’s Bay, 7 p.m.

Mark Morris at R.A. Long, 6 p.m.

BOYS SWIMMING

Mark Morris, R.A. Long at Kelso, 5 p.m.

THURSDAY, JAN. 30

BOYS BASKETBALL

Ridgefield at R.A. Long, 7 p.m.

Woodland at Washougal, 7 p.m.

Columbia River at Hockinson, 7:30 p.m.

Castle Rock at Stevenson, 7 p.m.

La Center at Columbia-White Salmon, 7 p.m.

Columbia Adventist at Firm Foundation, 7 p.m.

Washington School for the Deaf at Western State Basketball Classic at Utah School for Deaf

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Washington School for the Deaf at Western State Basketball Classic at Utah School for Deaf

WRESTLING

Columbia River at Ridgefield, 6 p.m.

Washougal at Woodland, 6:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, JAN. 31

BOYS BASKETBALL

Union at Heritage, 7 p.m.

Battle Ground at Skyview, 7:30 p.m.

Evergreen at Kelso, 7 p.m.

Fort Vancouver at Prairie, 7 p.m.

Hudson’s Bay at Mountain View, 7 p.m.

Seton Catholic at King’s Way Christian, 7 p.m.

Washington School for the Deaf at Western State Basketball Classic at Utah School for Deaf

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Union at Heritage, 5:30 p.m.

Battle Ground at Skyview, 6 p.m.

Kelso at Evergreen, 7 p.m.

Prairie at Fort Vancouver, 7 p.m.

Mountain View at Hudson’s Bay, 7 p.m.

Columbia River at R.A. Long, 7 p.m.

Ridgefield at Hockinson, 7:30 p.m.

Mark Morris at Woodland, 7 p.m.

Seton Catholic at King’s Way Christian, 5 p.m.

Stevenson at Castle Rock, 7 p.m.

Columbia-White Salmon at La Center, 7 p.m.

Washington School for the Deaf at Western State Basketball Classic at Utah School for Deaf

GIRLS BOWLING

4A-3A district tournaments at Crosley Lanes

2A district tournament, Fairway Lanes, Chehalis

SATURDAY, FEB. 1

BOYS BASKETBALL

R.A. Long at Columbia River, 7 p.m.

Hockinson at Ridgefield, 7 p.m.

Woodland at Mark Morris, 7 p.m.

Washington School for the Deaf at Western State Basketball Classic at Utah School for Deaf

Three Rivers Christian at Columbia Adventist, 7:30 p.m.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Washington School for the Deaf at Western State Basketball Classic at Utah School for Deaf

Three Rivers Christian at Columbia Adventist, 6 p.m.

WRESTLING

Kelso at Ilwaco Tournament

Camas at Auburn Girls Tournament

Battle Ground, Heritage at King’s Way Christian girls tournament, 10 a.m.

BOYS SWIMMING

Battle Ground, Camas, Columbia River, Evergreen, Fort Vancouver, Hudson’s Bay, Heritage, Hockinson, Kelso, La Center, Mountain View, Prairie, R.A. Long, Skyview, Union, Mark Morris at Southwest Washington Invitational, 10 a.m. at Mark Morris

GYMNASTICS

Hudson’s Bay, Prairie, Skyview vs. Battle Ground, 9 a.m. at Naydenov

Evergreen, Ridgefield vs. Mountain View, 2 p.m. at Northpointe

Washougal, Camas, Columbia River, Union vs. Heritage, 6 p.m. at Northpointe

E. J. Dionne

Trump’s selfishness harms you, too
Author: E.J. Dionne
How a group of mayors inspires hope and also a longing.

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