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Washington Democrats Opt for New Leader
Washington Democrats Opt for New Leader
OLYMPIA (AP) — Tina Podlodowski has been elected the next chair of Washington's Democratic Party, ousting an incumbent who had been criticized by some in the party for what was seen as lackluster results last November. The Seattle Times reports members of the state Democratic Central Committee voted in Podlodowski, a former Seattle City Council member and unsuccessful candidate last year for secre
Washington Set to Swear in First Blind Lieutenant Governor
Washington Set to Swear in First Blind Lieutenant Governor
OLYMPIA (AP) — As Washington state prepares to swear in its first blind lieutenant governor, the Senate has undergone a makeover that incorporates Braille into that chamber's floor sessions. On a recent day just weeks before the start of the legislative session that begins Monday, the desks of 49 senators got an upgrade: a system that will enable Lt...

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