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January 15, 2013 at 12:07 PM

Gregoire reflects on ‘good times and bad’ in farewell speech

Gov. Chris Gregoire reflected on a tumultuous eight years in office during a Tuesday farewell speech before a joint session of the  Legislature. Delivering her final State of the State address as part of an emotional and ceremonial day, Gregoire recapped accomplishments and challenges before concluding that Washington is “the greatest state in…

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November 26, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Monday politics: abortion rate at new low, Sec State nails voter turnout, anti-tax pledge loses one

Good Morning. Abortion talk meet abortion fact: All that election season chatter about abortion missed an important factoid that just emerged. Data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and reported by the Washington Post, show the abortion rate has hit an all-time low in America. Irony of ironies, more effective contraception, not the economy…

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Comments | More in 2014 elections, homepage, Politics Northwest, Secretary of State | Topics: abortion rate, centers for disease control, Sam Reed

November 4, 2012 at 11:23 AM

Democrats complain about new King County GOP’s ballot drop-off tactic

Update: King County officials on Sunday urged voters not to hand their ballots over to strangers. The only way to guarantee a ballot will be counted is to mail it or drop it off at an offical King County elections site, said Democratic King County Executive Dow Constantine, joined by Sherill Huff, the county’s elections director. “We are…

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