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Special Election Could Affect Balance of Power at Capitol
OLYMPIA (AP) — One legislative contest in the Puget Sound area will decide whether the balance of power changes at the state Capitol.
Filing week begins Monday for the November election, and the special election for the 45th District has already seen an influx of cash, The Seattle Times reports…
Washington Considers Earlier Primaries
OLYMPIA (AP) — A Washington official is trying to change state law to push the presidential primary earlier in the year, giving voters a greater influence in the election.
The Everett Herald reports that Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman is supporting a bill that will move the Washington …
Clinton Accepts Democratic Nomination, Urges Unity, Tolerance
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton capped a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance. Now, one of the most divisive and distrusted figures in American politics must convince voters that she, rather than Republican rival Donald Trump, can bring a deeply divi…
King to Co-chair Senate Transportation Committee Under New Plan
OLYMPIA… Under a new bipartisan banner, Democrat and Republican senators in the Washington State Senate today announced the formation of a Majority Coalition Caucus to lead the Senate during the 2013 legislative session. Twenty-five state senators have committed themselves to the new majority…
Charlotte’s “Web”
CHARLOTTE, N.C., CHOSEN FOR DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION: The Democratic National Committee announced yesterday (February 1st) that Charlotte, North Carolina, has been chosen as the site of the 2012 Democratic National Convention.