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Balter: Seattle Mayor's Honeymoon Is Ebbing

caption: Western Washington U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan, left, looks on as Seattle Mayor Ed Murray addresses a news conference on police reforms in Seattle, Feb. 4, 2014
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Western Washington U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan, left, looks on as Seattle Mayor Ed Murray addresses a news conference on police reforms in Seattle, Feb. 4, 2014
AP Photo/Elaine Thompson

Ed Murray is two months into his new term as Seattle's mayor. Seattle Times news analyst Joni Balter says Murray was off to a strong start, but events in the past week mean "the hotel has slid the bill under the door, the honeymoon is winding down."

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