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Money Starts To Flow In For Gun Initiatives

“I would imagine this will be the one of the most expensive initiative campaigns in the country because of what it symbolically stands for.”

CBS Seattle–08/18/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Two Third-Party Spending Groups Dropped $900K On Senate Race Ads

Two third-party spending groups this week announced dropping more than $900,000 for ads in the Alaska U.S. Senate race.

CBS Seattle–06/27/2014

Republicans are hoping to pick up the Senate seat that was held by Max Baucus for six terms. (Getty Images)

Montanans Set Stage For November Elections

Republicans are hoping to win the Senate seat held by Max Baucus for six terms.

06/03/2014

Rep. Mike Simpson fended off a conservative challenger; Sen. Jim Risch and Rep. Raul Labrador also won their respective GOP primaries. (Getty Images)

Simpson, Risch, Labrador Win Idaho GOP Primaries 

Rep. Mike Simpson fended off a conservative challenger who drew early support from anti-tax advocates.

05/20/2014

Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) says he will serve on the upcoming budget committee. (Getty Images)

Idaho Republican Senator Mike Crapo To Take Part In Budget Talks

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo has been selected to take part in upcoming congressional budget negotiations.

10/18/2013

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How Budget Cuts Could Affect The Evergreen State

The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own budget office. The numbers reflect the impact of the cuts this year. Unless Congress acts by Friday, $85 billion in cuts are set to take effect from March-September.

CBS Seattle–02/25/2013

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Pot-Related Bills Advance In State Legislature

Two marijuana-related bills advanced Thursday in Olympia, with legislative committees giving their OK to one measure that would block police from arresting medical marijuana patients and another that would let people have misdemeanor pot convictions erased.

CBS Seattle–02/21/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Ore. Democrats Hope Obama Has Long Coattails

Oregon isn’t likely to determine the outcome of the presidential election this year, but the race for the White House could sway the outcome of other races in Oregon.

09/29/2012

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks to supporters at Westlake Recreation Center on Sept. 4, 2012 in Westlake, Ohio. (credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Ryan: Obama Needs To Pick A Side In Chicago Teachers’ Strike

Anyone who says the presidential campaigns ignore Oregon is flat out wrong. They spend plenty of time here — looking for money, if not for votes.

09/11/2012

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The 2012 AM 1090 Forum Video Is Now Live

If you missed it, or if you want to re-live it, you can watch it right now.  We’ve split it into 2 parts. To see Part 1, click HERE. To see Part 2, click HERE.

CBS Seattle–07/26/2012

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