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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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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

Over 400 Marijuana Stores Ordered To Close As City Regulates Industry

Pro-Pot Campaign Reaches $6M

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.

CBS Seattle–10/31/2012

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Seattle Times Reporters Protest Campaign Ads

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.

10/18/2012

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Pro Charter School TV Ads to Start Running Friday

The group promoting an initiative that would bring charter schools to Washington began running its first TV ad in the state on Friday.

10/12/2012

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First Lady Visits Seattle; Heads to Denver

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.

10/02/2012

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Former NFL Players Warren Moon, Nesby Glasgow Visit Tacoma in Sleep Apnea Awareness Campaign

Former NFL players Warren Moon and Nesby Glasgow are on a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers and hea

08/30/2012

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WA State Politicians Draw from Excess Campaign Cash

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.

08/27/2012

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Guide to “Only in Seattle” Sundays

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.

07/17/2012

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Rob McKenna Campaign Staffer Apologizes for Tweets

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.

07/16/2012

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