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On Other Blogs Today: McDermott and Inslee Against Emergency Funding for Afghan War

Hey Cola Readers. So, we've been crashing on endorsements all day. Stay tuned. We start rolling them out tomorrow. Luckily, the other news sites were on top of it today, although the PI's Strange Bedfellows was five days late on our Morning Fizz item a

07/27/2010 By Bryce McKay

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On Other Blogs Today: Race to the Top Money Not Likely for Washington State

Today's roundup stars The Bellingham Herald, the Tacoma News Tribune, and Schmudget.

07/26/2010 By Bryce McKay

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PubliColaTV: Cantwell touts Unemployment Insurance Extension at Seattle YWCA

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell held a press conference to brag about her vote to extend unemployment benefits—Morning Fizz couldn't make it, but PubliColaTV was there to ask some hard questions.

07/24/2010 By Bryce McKay

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Take a sip! 1) Your daily Morning Fizz. 2) KOMOCola: ECB on the tunnel! 3) Dan Bertolet's Last Night: a photo journey through the evening. 4) Cary Moon, Director of the Peoples' Waterfront Coalition, studies the tunnel DEIS , and shares some of her fi

07/23/2010 By Bryce McKay

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On Other Blogs Today: Rob McKenna's "Widespread Regional and Ideological Support."

In addition to the PI's big piece on McKenna, it's all invaluable stuff at the the region's political news blogs today including the TVW voters' guide and a run down on this year's initiatives—like who's funding them and what they'll really do.

07/23/2010 By Bryce McKay

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PubliColaTV: Tell it to the Gov.

The second of four budget forums for the Governor's Taskforce on Transforming Washington's Budget brought suggestions on what should be cut, what should be kept, and in some cases of cases, what previously cut spending should be resurrected.

07/23/2010 By Bryce McKay

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Take a sip! 1) Your daily Morning Fizz—with some revealing video! 2) A highlight from the PubliCalendar: Transportation issues are hot this week. 3) Brendan Williams calls B.S. on the conventional wisdom about Frank Chopp's "must have" tunnel provision

07/22/2010 By Bryce McKay

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PubliColaTV: Democrat Insurgent Challenges Democrat Incumbent in Snohomish County

Democrat upstart Nick Harper, who's challenging incumbent Democratic state senator Jean Berkey (D-38, Everett), isn't just running a door-knocking, grassroots campaign, he has friends with money as well.

07/21/2010 By Bryce McKay

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Take a sip. 1) Your daily Morning Fizz! 2) KOMO Cola: Check it out Friday. 3) Extra Fizz! 4) Patty Murray defends herself over unemployment insurance against Josh's claims that she's a hypocrite. 5) Surprise! Mayor McGinn expresses his doubts about t

07/20/2010 By Bryce McKay

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On Other Blogs Today

Checking in on the PI.com; Capitol Hill Seattle; the Tacoma News Tribune; and Red County.

07/20/2010 By Bryce McKay

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Have Budget Advice for the Governor?

Highlights from the budget-balancing suggestions Governor Gregoire's new site has solicited so far.

07/20/2010 By Bryce McKay

That Washington

Wall Street Reform. Three Interpretations.

Sen. Patty Murray, GOP candidate Dino Rossi, and Sen. Maria Cantwell all have their own interpretations of the big finance reform bill. Murray says it's great. Rossi says it's stinks. Cantwell says it's, well, better than it was before.

07/15/2010 By Bryce McKay

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County Council Proposes Tougher New Labor Policy

King County employees could face tougher restrictions on overtime, no automatic cost-of-living pay increases, and slightly higher health-care costs. The changes are an effort to chip away at the $60M budget deficit.

07/14/2010 By Bryce McKay

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On Other Blogs Today

Today, we check in with The Tacoma News Tribune, The Olympian, and the Bellingham Herald for news on the state budget, FEC reports, and the $890,000 mistake at WSDOT.

07/13/2010 By Bryce McKay

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Tebelius Outpaces Hunter in Eastside Fundraising Battle

In the past two weeks, Diane Tebelius has raised more than $20,000 and pulled ahead of her incumbent opponent Ross Hunter (D-Bellevue) in total raised for the first time.

07/13/2010 By Bryce McKay

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Dino Rossi Raises $1.4 Million in Latest Quarter

Rossi announces first month's take. The GOP senate candidate has raised nearly as much as incumbent Sen. Murray this quarter.

07/13/2010 By Bryce McKay

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Bonus ColaTV: Republican Candidate Gregg Bennett on Social Issues

Round Two: Bennett's stance on social issues. Tom's Crisis Pregnancy Centers Bill and Marijuana legalization.

07/13/2010 By Bryce McKay

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A PubliColaTV Interview: Gregg Bennett, Republican Hopeful in Seattle 'Burbs

GOP state Senate candidate Gregg Bennett talks with PubliColaTV about: his race against incumbent Democratic state Sen. Rodney Tom; education Reform; the State's budget woes; the business climate; and more on PubliColaTV.

07/12/2010 By Bryce McKay

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On PubliCola Today

Friday Cola: Jay Inslee v. Rob McKenna; Chris Gregoire v Rob McKenna; Ron Paul and Clint Didier; Last Night; Automatic Pay Raises, and other refreshing news.

07/09/2010 By Bryce McKay