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October 17, 2012 at 11:58 AM

Seattle Times Co. launches ad campaigns for McKenna and gay marriage, draws criticism

Post updated at 1:20 p.m. with comments from journalism and political experts. The Seattle Times Co. jumped directly into two of the state’s hottest political contests Wednesday, launching an $80,000 independent-expenditure campaign promoting Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna and announcing a similar effort in support of the referendum to legalize gay marriage. The company’s move — which…


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