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December 16, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Derek Kilmer tries to strip campaign cash provision from spending bill

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor. WASHINGTON — President Obama hasn’t signed it into law yet. But that didn’t stop U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer Tuesday from trying to strip a controversial provision inserted into the 2015 federal spending bill allowing wealthy donors to give vastly larger sums to national political parties. Kilmer, a freshman Democrat from Gig Harbor, jumped on…


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July 24, 2012 at 5:26 PM

Obama up to 18 campaign cash ‘bundlers’ in Washington

Even as he flies to Seattle for another pair of pricey fundraisers Tuesday, records show President Obama’s re-election campaign has already been getting plenty of help from high-powered campaign cash “bundlers” in Washington state. Of the president’s 638 national bundlers, 18 are from Washington state, according to an updated list disclosed by the Obama campaign. That’s already more than double the  More

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