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Rand Paul and Kirsten Gillibrand

Rand Paul Makes Northwest Campaign Stops

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul, making the first of several Pacific Northwest campaign stops in Seattle, spoke about constitutional issues and dysfunction in the nation’s capital.

08/26/2015

DES MOINES, IA - JUNE 12:  Democratic Presidential Nominee Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks at a campaign event at Drake University on June 12, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. Sanders, an advocate of porviding free college education to all Americans, was greeted by a standing-room-only crowd at the event.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders Brings Campaign To West Coast

SEATTLE (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is taking his presidential bid to the West Coast, with rallies planned in the coming days in Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles. During a conference call Thursday ahead […]

08/06/2015

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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

A Seattle CEO who set all firm salaries at $70,000 says both he and his company have faced hardships following the move. (FILE PHOTO. Credit: NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

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

WA Rep. Mike Armstrong; credit: www.leg.wa.gov

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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