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December 26, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Wednesday politics: Romney’s enthusiam or lack thereof, presidential vacation photos, gun politics

Good Morning.   Romney’s enthusiasm for the job: There was a moment during the presidential campaign that offered an unusual clue to the inner thoughts of Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann. Late in the presidential campaign, Ann Romney told reporters one day that this would be her husband’s last attempt to become president. On Oct. 18,…

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December 21, 2012 at 12:40 PM

Gov.-elect Jay Inslee heading to Hawaii

Gov-elect Jay Inslee is heading to Hawaii for a week before moving into the governor’s office. He and his wife, Trudi, leave on Monday. Inslee will be sworn in as governor on Jan. 16. There’s been some low-level grumbling in Olympia about the fact that Inslee has only announced one hire in his new administration so far…

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September 4, 2012 at 1:47 PM

Tacoma delegate recalls childhood pal: Barack Obama

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dean Ando isn’t just cheering the nomination of President Obama for re-election because he’s a Democrat. He’s rooting for a childhood friend. Ando, a delegate to the Democratic convention from Tacoma, was a classmate of Obama’s at Punahou School, a private prep school in Honolulu. He recalls meeting Obama in 5th grade and…

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