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Camden: Fighting Over War On Women

Whether there’s a War on Women being waged by politicians around the country is open to debate. There is definitely a War over the War On Women, and Washington has a top commander on both sides of the battle lines. Field marshal for the Democrats is Sen. Patty Murray, who has been using the phrase “War on Women” for months, often in fundraising appeals for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. In simple military terms, the committee’s strategy is to elect as many Democrats to the Senate as possible; its tactic, raise as much money as quickly as possible. … Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers became the new brigadier general in the field last week, assigned to turn the tide for the Republicans. Trying to switch to offense from defense, she wrote a guest column for a conservative news website, took to the microphone at the House GOP leadership press conference and went on “Hardball with Chris Matthews” to declare there is no Republican WOW/Jim Camden, SR. More here.

Question: Is the “War on Women” a reality or a propaganda ploy to raise funds and congressional seats?

$50 Davenport Certificate On The Line

Update: 4 Merry Hucksters are on the readerboard already: Big Mac, EddieTorreal, Kcres & Spudbob

Larry Cebula of Spokane was the winner of the $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, awarded to the winner of Jim Camden's SR News Quiz. Also, Tom Clark of Spokane won the free tickets to the 35th annual Arts & Crafts Show as a secondary prize awarded by random drawning. Another $50 gift card is on the line for this week's News Quiz winner, with two tickets to a Regal theater (like Riverstone) to be awarded in a random drawing. You can find the News Quiz in the right rail or by clicking on this link here.

News Quiz Offers Custer’s Tickets

If you're hoping to fast-forward to spring, we can help: This week's News Quiz, prepared by SReporter Jim Camden,  is sending a lucky winner and a guest to Custer's 35th annual Spring Arts & Crafts Show. Simply by taking the quiz, you're eligible for the random drawing. And if you happen to dominate the 10-question look at current events, $50 to the Davenport could be yours. You can take the News Quiz by clicking here or by clicking on the “That's News to you” button in the right rail.

News Quiz Feats Golf Show Tickets

Our current-events News Quiz aims to not only educate and entertain, but also to give everyone who plays a chance to win free stuff! This week, two lucky entrants will win two tickets to the weekend's Spokane Golf Show. In addition to the random drawings, the overall winner takes a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel. Last week, two Kootenai County residents won the prizes — for two tickets to the Gonzaga-vs-Loyola Marymount game and the Davenport $50 gift certificate. You can take the quiz by clicking on this link here — or by clicking on the “That's News for you” button on right rail. As always, make me proud …

News Quiz Offers Zags’ Tickets

A raffle prize of two free tickets to the Gonzaga Bulldog home game this weekend will be offered to an entrant in this week's News Quiz, prepared by colleague Jim Camden. You don't have to win to be eligible for the tickets to the Zags' game against Loyola Marymount Saturday at The Kennel. Also, the usual prize for the top entry will be rewarded again — a $50 gift certificate to the Davenport Hotel in Spokane. Elaine Luniuck-Olson of Edgewood, Wash., was the winner of last week's contest. A Coeur d'Alene woman won the week before. You can enter the contest by clicking on this link here — or on the “Take the News Quiz” button in the right rail. Make me proud.

Last Call: Weekly News Quiz

Update: Time's running out for this week's quiz. Deadline is later tonight. Next week, 2 free tickets will be awarded in raffle for all those who enter.

Jim Camden's SR Weekly Quiz had its first Coeur d'Alene winner since HucksOnline's been pimping the contest — Lois Duncan. Dunno if Lois is a blurker or commenter. But she's going to receive a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel. Which is the same prize that's being offered this week. Sorry no Super Bowl tickets or all-expense-paid trips to the opening of the Seattle Mariners spring training in Arizona. Oh well. Quizmeister Geoff is still working on secondary raffle prizes. You can take the weekly test by clicking here or by clicking on the button in the right rail marked “Take the News Quiz.” Good luck.
  

News Quiz: Zag Ticket Odds 100-to-1

Just got heads up from handlers of Jim Camden's weekly SR News Quiz that the odds of winning tickets to Gonzaga's home game against San Francisco on Thursday, Jan. 19, are about 100-to-1. About 30 Merry Hucksters have entered the contest so far. All entries in the weekly News Quiz are eligible for the drawing for the Gonzaga tickets. A top prize of lunch for two at Davenport's Palm Court Grill will be awarded for the best score. The first question is pretty easy: “The Inland Northwest experienced a drier than expected December as a result of (five choices given).” You can take Jim's News Quiz by clicking here. Or you can click on the News Quiz button in the righthand rail.

News Quiz Offers Zag Tickets

Anyone who enters Jim Camden's News Quiz this week will be eligible for a drawing that will award 2 tickets to the Gonzaga Bulldog game against San Francisco in The Kennel Thursday, Jan. 19. You don't have to score a perfect 10 to win either. A prize of lunch for two at Davenport's Palm Court Grill will be awarded for the best score. The first question is pretty easy: “The Inland Northwest experienced a drier than expected December as a result of (five choices given).” You can take Jim's News Quiz by clicking here. Or you can click on the News Quiz button in the righthand rail.

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