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October 10, 2013 at 4:43 PM

In first TV debate, Seattle mayoral candidates tried to rewrite some history

We fact-checked the first televised mayoral debate Wednesday night on KING5, and posted what we found in this live-chat.  You can catch up here if you missed it. We found that Mayor Mike McGinn and state Sen. Ed Murray fudged a few facts. Murray tried to deflect the blame for an embezzlement scandal that happened while he was…


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December 4, 2012 at 7:43 AM

Robert Mak leaves KING5 TV

Robert Mak, whose half-hour Sunday political show on KING-TV was canceled after 11 years, confirmed Tuesday he opted to leave the station rather than accept its offer to stay on as chief political reporter. “I appreciate the offer to stay, and after considering it seriously I simply decided it was time to start something new,” Mak said. Mak said…


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