Senate Republicans, who speculated Thursday that Democrats would want to delay a special session so they could raise campaign funds, have themselves scheduled a fundraiser for Monday morning. An email floating around political circles shows a fundraiser set from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Monday, April 29. The headline reads “Post sine-Die Fundraiser!” It lists…More
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Michelle Obama will speak at a Seattle fundraiser for her husband’s re-election campaign next month, according to a Democratic Party source. The event is scheduled for Oct. 2 at the Seattle Westin Hotel. Tickets range from $500 to $10,000. A photo with the first lady will cost $5,000. It will be her second visit to the state…More
Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is headlining at a pair of fundraisers on the Eastside Monday that officials said could be the last Washington state events attended by the GOP ticket. Ryan, a congressman from Wisconsin, was scheduled to attend a $1,000-a-head event and a more exclusive $25,000 gathering. He arrived at the Hunts Point home…More
On the day after Bill Clinton delivered a fiery speech at the Democratic National Convention, the Jay Inslee campaign announced that the mid-September fundraiser with the former president has nearly sold out its 2,000 tickets. Inslee, a former Democratic congressman running for governor, said he didn’t watch Clinton’s speech in real time but he “saw…More
TAMPA, Florida — Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan will attend a pair of fundraisers in the Seattle area on Sept. 10. Republicans are planning a $1,000-a-person event and a more exclusive $25,000 per person “limited special event,” according to invitations circulated among the Washington delegation the at the Republican National Convention. “This will most likely be the last…More
Gubernatorial hopeful Jay Inslee and former President Bill Clinton will appear together at a luncheon fundraiser next month, the Inslee campaign announced Wednesday. Clinton, one of the most popular Democrats in the country, is expected to speak at the Sept. 15 event at the Washington State Convention Center. Tickets will start at $150. Attendees can…More
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…More