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October 23, 2012 at 4:15 PM

More drama in the 5th: Fresh conspiracy allegations, brutal mailer

The race for state Senate in the 5th district is getting even uglier. A coalition of labor groups recently sent out a vicious anti-Toft mailer (Photo by Brian M. Rosenthal/The Seattle Times). Republicans, after months of accusing Democratic Gov. Chris Gregoire of conspiring with former Republican state Sen. Cheryl Pflug so Democrats can…


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October 10, 2012 at 4:47 PM

Democratic state House hopeful backs GOP theory of 5th District shenanigans

So the last elected state senator in the 5th Legislative District, a Republican, has endorsed the Democrat to succeed her. And now the underdog running for the state House in that district, a Democrat, has endorsed the Republican for the Senate seat. Confused yet? North Bend educator David Spring, who’s running against Republican Chad Magendanz for state…


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