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Baumgartner Announces Candidacy; Addresses Controversial Pledge

State Sen. Michael Baumgartner distinguishes himself from Maria Catwell—and controversial GOP pledge.

10/03/2011 By Josh Feit

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Freshman State Senator to Run Against Cantwell

Republican State Sen. Michael Baumgartner says he'll declare against Cantwell on Monday.

09/30/2011 By Josh Feit

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Financial Manager Phillip Yin to Challenge Cantwell

Bloomberg business reporter, former financial manager to take on Sen. Maria Cantwell.

09/28/2011 By Josh Feit

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Re: Obama's Math Quote

At this point, Math = Class warfare.

09/19/2011 By Josh Feit

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Rep. Smith Breaks with Democrats on Charters. Momentarily.

Congressman Adam Smith corrects vote on charter school bill.

09/14/2011 By Lummy Lin

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Re: Redistricting Commissioners Reveal Maps

Three of four proposed redistricting maps would create a new majority-minority district in Washington State.

09/13/2011 By Josh Feit

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Super Committee Convenes

Sen. Murray makes opening statement at super committee hearing.

09/08/2011 By Josh Feit

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Obama at the Paramount

Obama hosting fundraiser at the Paramount later this month.

09/07/2011 By Josh Feit

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Potential WA Contender Kucinich Offered to Help Qadaffi

Al Jazeera reports that potential Washington State Congressional contender Dennis Kucinich offered to help the Qadaffi regime in Libya.

08/31/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Loser Text Message of the Day

Bumper sticker message.

08/26/2011 By Josh Feit

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Rep. Liias Blasts Sen. Hobbs for "Special Interest" Fundraiser

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH A RESPONSE FROM THE HOBBS CAMPAIGN. State Rep. Marko Liias criticizes State Sen. Steve Hobbs' corporate fundraiser.

08/25/2011 By Josh Feit

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Politico: Sen. Murray vs. President Obama?

Senate Democrats worried they'll have to compete with President Obama for cash.

08/18/2011 By Josh Feit

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Sen. Murray and Her Discontents

In an op/ed for the Wall Street Journal, Sen. Patty Murray argues for "bipartisanship" and "compromise" in solving the economic crisis. Unsurprisingly, not everyone agrees.

08/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Labor Groups Stage "Unemployment Line" Outside Rep. Reichert's Office

The Great Recession as the Great Depression at US Rep. Reichert's office.

08/18/2011 By Lummy Lin

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Murray to PubliCola: As Only Woman on Supercommittee, She'll "Fight for Women"

Washington State US Sen. Patty Murray: As the only woman on the 12-member budget-cutting supercommittee, I'll fight for "women who don't have a voice at the table."

08/11/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Sen. Patty Murray to Co-Chair Deficit Panel

UPDATE: MURRAY'S OFFICE CONFIRMS Politico: Sen. Murray to head up debt limit deal deficit committee.

08/09/2011 By Josh Feit

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DelBene Considering Another Run for Congress

Suzan DelBene "thinking about" 2012 run for congress.

08/05/2011 By Josh Feit

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State Redistricting Commissioners Gorton and Ceis Rank Top Challenges

State redistricting commissioners Slade Gorton and Tim Ceis discuss the challenges around creating a 10th Congressional district in Washington State.

08/04/2011 By Lummy Lin

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Liias Jumps In

Environmentalist state house rep throws hat in the Inslee ring.

08/02/2011 By Josh Feit

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Extra Fizz: Marko Liias to Make Announcement Later This Week

Edmonds-area State Rep. Marko Liias (D-21) is making "an announcement about his future plans" (a run for US congress) later this week.

07/25/2011 By Josh Feit