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January 27, 2013 at 12:00 PM

Marco Rubio the top choice of state Republicans at annual conference

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…

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November 14, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Wednesday briefing: GOP govs soul-searching, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, pot prices

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…

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July 11, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Bobby Jindal endorses Rob McKenna for governor

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.

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July 2, 2012 at 10:13 AM

Bobby Jindal, the ‘face of Obamacare opposition,’ to headline McKenna fundraiser

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…

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