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July 18, 2013 at 12:21 PM

Republican Chris Vance lobbying for bipartisan deficit-reduction plan

WASHINGTON — Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Congress needs to reduce the deficit with a comprehensive and bipartisan plan. That was the message that four dozen members of the new Campaign to Fix Debt¬†brought to Capitol Hill Tuesday and Wednesday, part of an intensifying national effort to cut through the political din and…

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November 21, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Wednesday politics: counties with highest voter turnout, Pierce Co. voting, Nate Silver in Doonesbury

Happy Day Before Turkey Day. One for the number nerds: Amid all the pre-election surmising about which Washington counties might have the highest — highest! — turnout, one expert in the Secretary of State’s office quipped that with marijuana legalization on the ballot, a good bet is that voters in Jefferson and San Juan counties’ woulds…

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