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Charges: Up To $300K Stolen From State Senate Dems

Prosecutors say the former head of a campaign committee supporting Democratic state Senate candidates has been charged with theft after admitting he embezzled up to $300,000.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2013

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Activists Plan Protest Of Wisc. Governor’s Visit

Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to Seattle on Thursday and New York City later this month for a pair of fundraisers.

CBS Seattle–09/03/2013

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Ed Koch: The Archived Interview With Lee Callahan

We lost Ed Koch over the weekend, due to congestive heart failure at the age of 88.  He was an American lawyer, politician, political commentator, movie critic and reality television arbitrator. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1969 to 1977, but is best known […]

CBS Seattle–02/04/2013

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Bills Would Ban Chemicals In Baby Products, Sofas

Some Washington state lawmakers are pushing to ban potentially cancer-causing chemicals from children’s products and sofas.

CBS Seattle–01/31/2013

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Head Of State Senate Dems Wants Capital Gains Tax

The leader of the Senate Democrats in Washington state proposed a capital gains tax Friday to help add hundreds of millions of dollars to education.

CBS Seattle–01/25/2013