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February 6, 2014 at 3:57 PM

Peyton Manning could not be consoled, says Gov. Inslee

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee says he felt bad for Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning when he encountered him walking alone after the Seahawks trounced his team 43 to 8 this past Sunday in the Super Bowl. Inslee was leaving MetLife Stadium down a long hallway when he saw the quarterback. “He’s all alone. There was no entourage…


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January 28, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Nancy Pelosi pays up after losing Super Bowl bet against Seahawks

WASHINGTON — No Michael Crabtree-Richard Sherman rivalry here. A smiling House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday afternoon made good on the bounty she promised Washington congressional Democrats if the Seattle Seahawks eliminated the San Francisco 49ers from their Super Bowl march. Nine days after the 49ers’ defeat, Pelosi invited six of her colleagues from Washington…


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January 28, 2014 at 8:11 AM

What your congressperson is (publicly) betting on the Super Bowl

Washington state’s congressional delegation on Monday submitted a strong entry into this year’s political Super Bowl betting sweepstakes, announcing a mass wager with Colorado’s delegation. That means all members of Congress representing Washington and Colorado — 17 in all; 10 from Washington and seven from Colorado — are offering to give something to the other side…


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