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Sen. Maria Cantwell (L) and Sen. Patty Murray (R) (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Murray, Cantwell Face Changes In Next Congress

Now that Republicans will control the U.S. Senate, Washington’s two Democratic senators will see their roles change in the nation’s capital

CBS Seattle–11/06/2014

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Governor Inslee Suspends Death Penalty

Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he was suspending the use of the death penalty in Washington state, announcing a move that he hopes will enable officials to “join a growing national conversation about capital punishment.”

02/11/2014

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Murray Got Free Meals From Comcast Lobbyists

Seattle mayoral candidate Ed Murray accepted free meals from lobbying firms who work with Comcast on 12 occasions over the first four months of this year — with a total estimated benefit of $250.

CBS Seattle–11/04/2013

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Gov Gregoire Looks to Broker One More Major Deal

Gov. Chris Gregoire’s time in office may be best remembered for the major deals she helped broker, often in late-night bargaining sessions in which negotiators were ordered to find a resolution. Now the Democrat, two months away from leaving Washington state government, is looking to finalize one more big agreement.

11/25/2012

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Police Report Says Break-in at Democratic HQ Not Random

A preliminary police report suggests an Election Day burglary at the headquarters of the state Democratic Party might be something other than a routine break-in.

11/15/2012

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Sen. Cantwell Expected To Easily Win Third Term

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell is likely to clinch her third term in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, while the race for one Washington’s redrawn congressional districts remains a toss-up.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2012

Rep. Jay Inslee in 2008 (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Final Debate Between McKenna And Inslee Tuesday

The state’s candidates for governor face off Tuesday night in Seattle for their final debate before the November election. Inslee leads the latest Elway Poll but within the margin of error.

CBS Seattle–10/15/2012

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McKenna Says No to Releasing Tax Returns

Washington gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna said Tuesday he will not release any of his tax returns, dismissing the matter as a distraction from important policy discussions.

08/28/2012

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DelBene Emerges From Expensive 1st District Primary

Former Microsoft executive Suzan DelBene emerged from a caustic and costly primary campaign Tuesday, vanquishing a slate of other Democrats with a flood of advertisements funded in part by her own wealth.

08/07/2012

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McKenna, Inslee, Advance to WA General Election

Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna and Democratic former U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee advanced through Washington state’s primary Tuesday night and will face each other on the November ballot for governor.

08/07/2012

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