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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…
Dissension and Disarray
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Angry Democrats heckled outgoing party chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz with boos and cries of "shame!" Monday as the party tried to move past an embarrassing email controversy and heal divisions as this week's national convention begins...
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...
Bernie Sanders Makes Historic Visit to Yakima
Bernie Sanders keeps saying he's not running a traditional campaign, and Thursday night he did his best to prove it -- he became the first presidential candidate to visit Yakima in 17 years, drawing a diverse, loud and devoted crowd to the Yakima Valley SunDome just two days before Washington&a…
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…

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