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November 29, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Ferguson protests, electric cars, big pensions: your political week in review

You’d think it would be a slow week for politics, and yet:

1. Seattle City Council OKs budget with added social-services spending, Socialist Kshama Sawant votes against it.

2. Gov. Inslee pushes incentives for electric cars. (Phuong Le/AP)

3. NRA intends to lobby against new background-check law.

4. Viet Shelton will be Seattle mayor’s new communications director.

5. In Seattle, thousands protest Ferguson decision. Photos. And, disrupt downtown Seattle’s tree-lighting and Black Friday shopping.

6. Outoing Rep. Doc Hastings won’t collect his congressional pension. (Rob Hotakainen/McClatchy)

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