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Washington Ballots Must Be Postmarked For Election

Ballots for the election in Washington must be postmarked by Election Day or placed in a drop box by 8 p.m

CBS Seattle–11/04/2014

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Vice President Biden Makes Portland Stop

Vice President Joe Biden is expected in Oregon on Wednesday to help Sen. Jeff Merkley with his bid for a second term.

CBS Seattle–10/08/2014

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Agency Leaders Prep For Oregon Pot Vote

In the months before a marijuana legalization measure goes before voters, the leadership of Oregon’s largest agencies quietly convened high-level meetings to discuss how to deal with it.

CBS Seattle–09/22/2014

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Pro-Hillary Clinton Group Helping Senate Democrats

A pro-Hillary Rodham Clinton super PAC is dispatching staffers to key states before the fall elections and helping Senate candidates with fundraising, laying the foundation for a potential Clinton presidential bid in 2016

CBS Seattle–09/17/2014

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Dan Sullivan Wins Alaska’s GOP Senate Primary

Sullivan entered the primary the presumed front-runner, with the backing of national GOP powerbrokers and a huge cash advantage over his rivals.

CBS Seattle–08/20/2014

President Barack Obama 
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Obama Fundraises For Dems; Demands GOP Cooperation

“The problem is not the Republican Party per se. The problem is this particular group that has gone kind off the rails”

CBS Seattle–07/23/2014

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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

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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

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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