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October 17, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Wednesday briefing: So, who won the debates?; Paul Ryan, dishwasher extraordinaire

Good Morning. Debating the debate double-header: OK, then. The supposedly make-or-break presidential and gubernatorial debates have come and gone. Now it’s up to you, the voters. Did Barack Obama do what he had to do? A lot of analysts say he did. Did he beat Mitt Romney or vice versa? What exactly are “binders full…


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October 16, 2012 at 10:19 AM

Live chat on the debates — prez and gov

[do action=”custom_iframe” url=”″ width=”620″ height=”600″ frameborder=”0″ style=”border: 1px solid #000″][/do] The Seattle Times is live-streaming the presidential and gubernatorial debates. We invite readers to live chat in real time with The Seattle Times politics team, University of Washington political science professor Mark Smith and other readers. The chat will appear right below the debate on our…


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October 10, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Wednesday briefing: Walsh R-74 ad; big squawk on Big Bird; Inslee, not quite a movie star

Good Morning: UPDATED: to include comment from Jay Inslee spokesman Sterling Clifford: State Rep. Maureen Walsh stars in gay marriage ad: Remember when state Rep. Walsh of Walla Walla gave that poignant speech in the House in favor of gay marriage? The video  went viral. It seemed like one day her powerful words would appear in an…


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October 7, 2012 at 10:00 AM

Join us for our many live chats this month

October is a very busy month for debates and live chats. The Seattle Times politics team is in mega high gear. The following chats are coming to you live on Gubernatorial debate, Oct. 11.– We will live-chat the debate between Republican Rob McKenna and Democrat Jay Inslee, hosted by the unprecedented partnership of KCPQ, KING, KIRO,…


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October 2, 2012 at 10:11 AM

Chat replay of the Oct. 2 gubernatorial debate

The third of five Washington gubernatorial debates was held Oct. 2 in Yakima.  KCTS 9, the Yakima Herald-Republic and the Association of Washington State Hispanic Chambers of Commerce hosted the discussion between Democrat Jay Inslee and Republican Rob McKenna. KCTS 9’s Enrique Cerna moderated. If you missed the debate, below is a replay of a live…


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