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Former Governor Gary Locke Unhurt In Beijing Protest

The US Ambassador to China and former Washington Governor Gary Locke had his car surrounded by angry protesters in Beijing. Protesters in China are upset about Japan’s wartime occupation and Tokyo’s recent purchase of islands also claimed by Beijing.

09/19/2012

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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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NJ Gov Christie Rallies for GOP in Bellevue

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie headlined a Bellevue rally on Thursday for gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna and other Republican candidates.

08/10/2012

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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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WA Voters Decide Primary for Governor, Other Races

Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna and Democratic former U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee are poised to advance to one of the country’s most competitive governor’s races as voters return their ballots Tuesday in Washington state’s primary.

08/07/2012

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National Money Flowing into WA Governor’s Race

National money is now flowing into Washington’s race for governor, with Democratic officials committing $1.25 million and Republicans reserving ad time for the November election.

07/20/2012

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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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Gov. Gregoire Opens WA Exhibit at Farnborough Air Show

Gov. Chris Gregoire is in London to open the Washington exhibit at the Farnborough Air Show, and she says she’s already received word from companies that plan to expand in the state.

07/09/2012

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WA Charter Schools Petition Nets 350K Ballot Signers

Supporters of charter schools submitted more than enough signatures Friday in their efforts to put the initiative on the November ballot, shifting the work to persuading Washington voters it will be good for students.

07/07/2012

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Gov. Promotes Training for Aerospace Jobs in WA

The governor’s office says training programs and engineering colleges help provide the workforce for 700 aerospace companies in the state.

06/20/2012

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