Spin Control archive for Nov. 8, 2010

MONDAY, NOV. 8, 2010


Brown re-elected Senate majority leader

OLYMPIA -- Despite legislative losses in last Tuesday's election, Lisa Brown was re-elected majority leader by Democrats in the state Senate.Brown, who represents central Spokane's 3rd Legislative District, was re-elected Senate majority leader, a job she's held since 2005. A press release from Senate Democrats...

Continue reading this post »


Self-financed campaigns faltered

Trying to buy an election by self-financing a campaign is a bad investment, a study from the Center for Responsive Politics says.Only about one in five candidates who poured a half-million dollars or more into their own campaigns came out a winner last week. If...

Continue reading this post »


Today's fun video: Obama remix

President Obama hasn't had much call to dance in the last week, but during a stop in Mumbai, India, earlier today he was invited to join a troupe of children dancers. So he did, and the video was very quickly cut and remixed with "In...

Continue reading this post »


Playing dress up for women's suffrage

OLYMPIA -- Dozens of Washington residents appeared in turn-of-the-century costume -- and by that we mean the turn of the 20th, not the 21st, Century -- at the Capitol today to celebrate the centennial of women receiving the right to vote in the state.Here Talcott...

Continue reading this post »


Capitol does the time warp

One hundred years ago today, women in Washington state received the right to vote through a measure that passed on that year's ballot. In honor of the centennnial, women in men in period attire, some of them driving or riding in vintage autos, flooded the...

Continue reading this post »

The Spokesman-Review's political team keeps a critical eye on local, state and national politics.






Close

Sections


Profile

Close

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801