OCEAN SHORES — For Republicans coming off a tough year, it’s never too soon to think about the next election. In one of the first straw polls of the 2016 presidential race, Washington state Republicans on Sunday chose Marco Rubio as their (very) early choice for the party’s nomination. Rubio, a first-term senator from Florida, earned 37.4 percent…More
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Good Morning. Plenty of Republican governors, lots of soul-searching: As Washington s-l-o-w counted ballots in its close governor’s race last week, it was easy to forget– or ignore — the fact that Republicans did pretty well electing governors in the 2012 election. The total number of GOP governors now stands at 30, highest for either…More
The Associated Press Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna on Wednesday, saying McKenna would be a great governor for the state. At a joint appearance in Spokane, Jindal praised McKenna’s views on education policy, taxes and the importance of private sector jobs.More
When the U.S. Supreme Court’s health care ruling came down last week, Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna tacked away from the obstructionist response of many in his party. McKenna said he’s ready to implement the law’s health insurance exchanges and Medicaid expansion if elected governor. He opposes congressional efforts to repeal the law, and even said its central individual…More