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TUESDAY, JAN. 29, 2013

WA Lege Day 16: Electoral College change pushed 

OLYMPIA — Changing the way the state casts its Electoral College votes for president would be fairer to Eastern Washington voters, a Spokane Valley legislator said Tuesday. It’s a way Republicans could win the White House through gerrymandered districts without a majority of the popular...

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SATURDAY, JAN. 5, 2013

Sunday Spin: Leftover from the I-502 campaign 

OLYMPIA – Elections are designed to place a punctuation mark on political disputes. Sometimes it’s a full-stop period; other times, more of comma, pausing to allow one to take a breath before the argument continues. That seems the case with Initiative 502, which as most...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2012

School Board campaign limits pass House 

OLYMPIA -- A proposal to place the same limits on campaign contributions to school board candidates that apply to legislators and other city and county candidates passed the House overwhelmingly Friday. But not before some grousing by a few Republicans who thought the Legislature has...

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