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The Seattle Times political team explores national, state and local politics.

Topic: 2016 presidential election

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April 21, 2014 at 1:51 PM

Local Hillary Clinton supporters get early start on 2016

With a mere 932 days to go before Election Day 2016, local supporters of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential ambitions are getting organized. They’re throwing a fundraiser Tuesday night at Seattle’s Spitfire bar. The proceeds will go to the Ready For Hillary PAC, the unofficial committee raising cash in hopes of a Clinton 2016 bid. The event,…


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August 28, 2013 at 10:00 AM

Wisconsin Gov. Walker’s speech in Seattle to exclude reporters

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will be in Seattle next week for a campaign event that reporters will not be allowed to attend, according to his staff. About 2,000 people are expected to see the Republican governor and prominent¬†Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson headline a¬†Washington Policy Center dinner next Thursday. Both speakers have asked that journalists…


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