Democrats were happy that President Obama beat Mitt Romney tonight, but there was one name they mentioned almost as much as Romney: Karl Rove. The Democrats, gathered at The Westin Seattle, gleefully celebrated how Rove’s Crossroads GPS Super PAC did not win every race it invested in. Nobody celebrated more than attorney general hopeful Bob Ferguson, who…More
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You’ve heard the political analysis. You’ve seen the maps. The Left Coast and the northeastern corner of the U.S. are blue, states that often, very predictably, vote for Democratic candidates for president. Why, then, is Republican strategist Karl Rove saying he thinks Oregon could move to the Republican column, not this election, but perhaps in…More
Republican political guru Karl Rove is scheduled to appear at a pair of Bellevue fundraisers Wednesday for U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert and the National Republican Congressional Committee. Rove will headline $250-a-person Reichert fundraiser at the Bellevue Hilton ($1,000 a couple for a VIP reception). And up to ten wealthy donors will cough up $20,000 a person for a “candid conversation”…More
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee is outspending Republican rival Rob McKenna on TV ads in the run-up to Tuesday’s deadline for mailing in primary-election ballots. Inslee has spent more than $1 million on TV spots already, according to reports filed with the state Public Disclosure Commission. That compares with about $800,000 for McKenna. Both candidates have used their…More