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December 9, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Gov. Jay Inslee named finance chair for Democratic Governors Association

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will raise campaign cash next year for Democratic gubernatorial candidates across the country as the new finance chair for the Democratic Governors Association. Inslee was named to the leadership post Monday at a DGA meeting in Washington, D.C., according to his campaign’s political director, Tracy Newman. The appointment puts Inslee in a position…

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September 19, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Wednesday briefing: Which is worse, Democrats gloating early or Romney verbal face-plants?

Good morning, all: Burning question: The No.1 political story this week – easy to venture out on that limb – is that pesky video that captures Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney dissing roughly half the American population, saying that 47 percent of Americans are victims who mooch off the government and don’t like his lower-tax message,…

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September 11, 2012 at 12:45 PM

McKenna and Inslee both spend more than $1 million on TV ads

The latest state Public Disclosure Commission reports indicate GOP gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna and Democratic candidate Jay Inslee are about even when it comes to campaign spending on television. Both campaigns have spent more than $1.1 million on media buys and production, according to the reports. Inslee spent all of that on television ads through the primary….

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September 5, 2012 at 11:56 AM

RGA releases first TV ad attacking Inslee

The Republican Governors Association released its first television commercial Wednesday attacking Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee. The RGA has poured roughly $4 million into a political action committee to support GOP gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna through an independent expenditure campaign. The 31-second ad has a female voice-over, with somber music playing in the…

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August 29, 2012 at 4:15 PM

Democratic Governors Association contributes another $800,000 to back Jay Inslee

The Democratic Governors Association recently dumped another $800,000 into the labor-backed, political-action committee, Our Washington. The group, which backs Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee, has raised $4.2 million overall and reserved large chunks of television air time for the final weeks of the election. The Aug. 22 donation brings the DGA’s total…

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