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.
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.
The campaign to legalize, regulate and tax the sale of marijuana for adults in Washington state raised more than $500,000 in the second half of this month, putting it at over $6 million in total contributions.
More than 100 reporters, photographers, designers and other staffers signed a letter protesting The Seattle Times Co.’s decision to support the campaigns of Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna and a gay marriage referendum.
The group promoting an initiative that would bring charter schools to Washington began running its first TV ad in the state on Friday.
Michelle Obama visited Seattle on Tuesday to help raise money for the president’s re-election campaign. On Wednesday night, the Obamas will mark their 20th wedding anniversary with the president’s first debate with Republican rival Mitt Romney.
Former NFL players Warren Moon and Nesby Glasgow are on a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers and hea
With their excess campaign cash, politicians in Washington state often return money to donors, forward it to their political party, or donate it to charity. Some, however, decide to use the funds for other things: alcohol, iPads or auto repairs.
Talk about keeping it local! Mayor Mike McGinn has introduced a new concept – Only in Seattle Sundays. And kicking off the first shop and eat local Sunday of discounts and fun is the troll dwelling, art friendly neighborhood of Fremont.
A campaign staffer for Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna has apologized for two tweets she sent months ago making fun of Asians and the elderly.