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Washington House Passes Education Proposal
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The House on Wednesday approved its education funding proposal, but majority Democrats haven't yet decided how to pay for the plan, which has a price tag of more than $7 billion over the next four years.
The bill ultimately passed on a 50-47 party line vote after lawm…
Republicans Accuse Head of PDC of Bias
OLYMPIA (AP) — Republican leaders say the head of the state Public Disclosure Commission is biased in favor of Democrats and want her to resign.
In a letter, the GOP leaders said Evelyn Fielding Lopez has improperly intervened on behalf of a Democratic candidate in a contested state Senate race…
State Convention for Washington Democrats Convenes Friday
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — State Democrats will convene for their state convention this weekend to finish electing delegates to the national convention and to pass a party platform.
The convention begins Friday, with delegate meetings and an evening keynote speech by Secretary of Labor Tom Perez...
Races Heating Up For Election Day
SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell is likely to clinch her third term in the U.S. Senate, while the race for one of Washington's redrawn congressional districts remains a toss-up.
Cantwell, a Democrat, has led Republican newcomer Michael Baumgartner in the polls and in fundraising sin…
Election Battles for House Seats in Olympia
SEATTLE (AP) — Whether Republicans or Democrats take control of the state Senate next year will be up to voters in a handful of districts.
Currently, the Democrats hold a 27 to 22 seat lead. But the two parties and their allies have poured millions of dollars into just a few districts, mostly l…

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