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Topic: 2014 elections

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August 5, 2014 at 6:47 AM

Your homework for today’s primary election

Even though it’s August and sunny out,¬†we’re sure you’re all sitting inside and concentrating on your civic duties. After all, today is primary election day. And while many of you have already voted, we’re sure plenty of you haven’t, since turnout in primaries tends to be like 40 percent. So get that ballot and pop…

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July 21, 2014 at 4:05 PM

Obama to raise money for super PAC at former Costco CEO’s house

Update: Updated to note Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray are remaining in D.C. and will not attend fundraiser. President Obama’s Tuesday fundraising swing through the Seattle area will include a high-priced dinner event benefiting a Democratic super PAC. The event is scheduled at the Hunt’s Point home of former Costco CEO Jim Sinegal and his wife…

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January 15, 2014 at 1:33 PM

State Sen. Andy Hill gets Democratic challenger

Setting up what could prove a key battle for control of the state Legislature, Democrats have found a challenger for state Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond. Matt Isenhower, a Navy veteran and senior product manager at Amazon, announced Wednesday he’s running against Hill in the 45th Legislative District. Isenhower, 33, said Hill has not lived up…

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