Ronald Elving, political editor of Congressional Quarterly, reports on the politics, both congressional and presidential of California, Oregon and Washington.
Joe McKenzie and Carl Luna of Mesa College in San Diego write about the tensions between the "Old" and "New" West.
Ira Rohter, professor at the University of Hawaii - Manoa, explores the politics of paradise.
Carl Shepro, professor of politics at the University of Alaska at Anchorage, discusses the sometimes quirky world of Alaskan politics.
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