On Other Blogs Today: Suzan DelBene's Achilles' Heel

By Erica C. Barnett October 20, 2010

1. Two groups that contributed to a political committee are complaining that they didn't know their money was going to fund an attack ad on state Sen. Chris Marr (D-6, Spokane) who's running for reelection. The ad focuses on a sexual harassment suit filed against an employee of an auto dealership Marr once co-owned. The Spokesman-Review's Spin Control hasĀ  the story.

2. Spin Control also has a detailed writeup of last night's debate between incumbent US Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-5) and her Democratic challenger, Darryl Romeyn.

3. Name recognition may be Suzan DelBene's Achilles heel in her race against U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert, the News Tribune's Political Buzz blog reports.

4. Over at the Seattle Times, Mike Lindblom reports that the state has shifted $230 million out of risk and contingency funds for the deep-bore tunnel and offered it as concessions to the two teams bidding to build the tunnel.
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