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Sen. Ed Murray (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

State Sen. Ed Murray To Run For Seattle Mayor

Sen. Ed Murray, the newly anointed Democratic leader in the state Senate, said Wednesday he intends to run for Seattle mayor next year.

CBS Seattle–12/05/2012

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State College Campuses Remain Pot-Free Despite Legalization

Young voters helped pass laws legalizing marijuana in Washington and Colorado, but many still won’t be able to light up. Most universities have codes of conduct banning marijuana use, and they get millions of dollars in funding from the federal government, which still considers pot illegal.

CBS Seattle–11/28/2012

Sen. Patty Murray at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (Getty Images)

Sen. Murray Eyes Top Spot On Budget Committee

U.S. Patty Murray wants to be chairwoman of the Senate Budget Committee.

CBS Seattle–11/16/2012

Ron Paul Holds Rally On Eve Of The Republican National Convention

Rep. Ron Paul Makes Farewell Speech To Congress [Video]

Former Presidential candidate and Texas congressman Dr. Ron Paul makes his farewell speech to Congress, grilling both Democrats and Republicans.

CBS Seattle–11/14/2012

Governor Christine Greogire (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Gregoire: No Fed Decision Yet On Pot Legalization

Governor Gregoire says the federal government still hasn’t decided whether to take action to block new laws legalizing marijuana in her state and Colorado.

CBS Seattle–11/13/2012

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McKenna Concedes, Inslee To Be Next Governor

Republican Rob McKenna conceded defeat in his campaign for governor Friday night, bringing to close one of the nation’s most watched and most expensive contests.

CBS Seattle–11/09/2012

Bob Ferguson (photo courtesy kingcounty.gov)

Furguson Defeats Dunn In State’s Attorney General Race

Democrat Bob Ferguson will become Washington’s next attorney general after defeating fellow King County Councilman Reagan Dunn.

CBS Seattle–11/08/2012

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Governor’s Race Still Too Close To Call

Our state’s race for governor remains too close to call, with hundreds of thousands of ballots left to count.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2012

Barack Obama (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Exit Poll: Liberals, Women Help Obama Win Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — A look at preliminary results from exit polling in Washington state conducted by Edison Media Research for The Associated Press and television networks: ___ SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: There were political and religious divides among […]

CBS Seattle–11/06/2012

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