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September 25, 2014 at 5:43 PM

Challenger admits Reichert’s passed bills, says they’re not ‘particularly relevant’

Jason Ritchie, the Democratic challenger to U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert of Auburn, has claimed on his website that Reichert “has not sponsored one piece of legislation that has been passed into law and is on the opposite side of his constituents on almost every issue.” Whether you think Reichert is on the wrong…


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September 25, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Reichert’s Democratic challenger blasts lack of debates

In all likelihood, U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert faces an easy path to reelection this fall. The 8th Congressional District was remapped into safer territory for the Auburn Republican in the latest round of redistricting in 2012, and Reichert took 62.5 percent of the vote in the August primary. But does that mean he should get…


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