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President Barack Obama (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Kicks Off West Coast Fundraising Trail

Obama on Tuesday was starting a three-day West Coast trip, scheduled to attend at least five fundraising events in Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles less than four months ahead of midterm elections that could change Washington’s balance of power.

CBS Seattle–07/22/2014

David Koch (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Campaign Watch: This Week In Oregon Politics

A conservative super PAC with ties to the Koch brothers is buying into Oregon’s Senate race

CBS Seattle–07/21/2014

File image of classroom (Photo by Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Class Size Ballot Measure Has Raised $630,000

Most of the money is from the Washington Education Association, the statewide teachers union

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Two Third-Party Spending Groups Dropped $900K On Senate Race Ads

Two third-party spending groups this week announced dropping more than $900,000 for ads in the Alaska U.S. Senate race.

CBS Seattle–06/27/2014

File photo of guns. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

House Candidate Offers To Give Away 3 Guns

U.S. House candidate Clint Didier is offering to give away three guns as part of his campaign to replace retiring Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Wash

CBS Seattle–06/18/2014