The campaigns and allies for Gov. Chris Gregoire and likely Republican challenger Dino Rossi are arguing Tuesday that the other side is more likely to cater to big donors.
At about 12:22 p.m., the state Democratic campaign apparatus reiterated and recycled its fears that Rossi would cave to the Building Industry Association of Washington, a pro-development group that is funding the current anti-Gregoire commercials.
A mere 35 minutes later, the Rossi campaign weighed in that it would really be Gregoire kow-towing to financial backers such as unions, trial lawyers and the Native American tribes.
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