Stories tagged: Dino Rossi
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 8:19 A.M.
Dino Rossi appointed to succeed late Sen. Andy Hill
A former GOP state senator has been chosen to fill a Senate vacancy left by Sen. Andy Hill, who died of lung cancer in October.
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016
Spin Control: The 2004 Washington election was not – repeat NOT – rigged
Suggestions of a “rigged” presidential election this year brings up comments about Washington’s gubernatorial election in 2004. They aren’t remotely comparable.
SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2014
Spin Control: 2008 election gone, but in court it lives on
OLYMPIA – The 2008 governor’s race probably slipped from most voters’ minds long ago. The winner, Democrat Chris Gregoire, retired from office in 2012 and the loser, Dino Rossi, seems …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 20, 2012
Revenue forecast up for biennium
OLYMPIA – Compared to the last time economists tried to predict Washington’s economic future, in June, the revenue forecast is up just slightly for the rest of this biennium and …
TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012, 7:53 A.M.
Dino Rossi gets appointed back to state Senate
OLYMPIA — Dino Rossi is going to be a state senator once again. The Metropolitan King County Council appointed Rossi on Monday to serve out the remainder of former Sen. …
THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 2010
Equipment, legalities create ballot-counting bottlenecks
Washington’s election system has many virtues, but speed isn’t one of them. Only 40.6 percent of last month’s Spokane County general election ballots were counted on election night.
SUNDAY, NOV. 21, 2010
GOP’s anti-Cantwell e-mail at odds with state’s reality
After regular missives for months from the folks at the National Republican Senatorial Committee, things had been quiet for two whole weeks. The group in charge of getting Republicans elected …
FRIDAY, NOV. 5, 2010
Murray secures Senate victory
Democrat Patty Murray won a fourth term in the U.S. Senate, building a lead of nearly 50,000 votes over Republican rival Dino Rossi as counting continued Thursday. Faced with a …
THURSDAY, NOV. 4, 2010, 6:14 P.M.
Murray wins, Rossi concedes
Patty Murray’s lead in the U.S. Senate race became insurmountable Thursday, prompting Republican challenger Dino Rossi to concede at 6:15 p.m.
THURSDAY, NOV. 4, 2010, 8:13 A.M.
Incumbent Murray expands lead in Senate race
Democratic incumbent Patty Murray and Republican challenger Dino Rossi headed into a third day of vote tallies today with no clear winner in Washington state’s U.S. Senate race.
THURSDAY, NOV. 4, 2010
Voters vent frustrations with GOP gains in county, state
Democrat Chris Marr conceded defeat Wednesday night in the record-breaking million-dollar battle for a Spokane County state Senate seat. Marr made up some ground in the second day of ballot …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3, 2010, 5:24 P.M.
Murray expands lead over Rossi
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Democratic incumbent Patty Murray has expanded her lead over Republican challenger Dino Rossi in the latest Washington state Senate vote totals.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3, 2010
Voters favor Republicans locally and nationally
Washington Republicans were lifted by a national tide in Tuesday’s elections, one that cost Democrats at least one of the state’s congressional seats and left a key U.S. Senate seat …
TUESDAY, NOV. 2, 2010, 9:21 A.M.
Candidates make one last push
Candidates up and down the ticket scrambled for votes on Election Day.
MONDAY, NOV. 1, 2010, 1:35 P.M.
Murray, Rossi hit road in final push for votes
Democratic incumbent Patty Murray and Republican challenger Dino Rossi wrapped up their road trips today as volunteers on both sides lit up phone lines and knocked on doors — even …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 27, 2010
Inboxes become political arenas
The fight for Washington’s U.S. Senate seat is not just waged at rallies, in debates and on the airwaves. It’s a daily e-mail battle from the two sides trying to …
TUESDAY, OCT. 26, 2010
Parties’ big guns stump for Senate foes Murray, Rossi
First Lady Michelle Obama tried to help get Patty Murray re-elected by telling a luncheon crowd to get “fired up.” U.S. Sen. John McCain tried to boost Republican Dino Rossi’s …
MONDAY, OCT. 25, 2010, 5:33 P.M.
Michelle Obama, McCain enter Wash. Senate race fray
First Lady Michelle Obama tried to help get Patty Murray re-elected by telling a luncheon crowd to get “fired up.” U.S. Sen. John McCain tried to boost to Republican Dino …
SUNDAY, OCT. 24, 2010
Spin Control: Mr. President, welcome to Spokane
After President Barack Obama stopped in a Seattle neighborhood for a “backyard conversation,” the Washington State Republican Party complained that this was nothing but a political event for which Sen. …
FRIDAY, OCT. 22, 2010
Obama joined by Murray during Seattle backyard meeting
SEATTLE – Voters should be skeptical of Republican candidates calling for smaller budgets and ask what they’d cut, President Barack Obama said Thursday. Appearing in a northeast Seattle neighborhood for …
THURSDAY, OCT. 21, 2010, 12:51 P.M.
Obama challenges GOP on cuts
SEATTLE — President Barack Obama used a “backyard conversation” in a northeast Seattle neighborhood to defend his policies and ask voters to demand details from Republicans.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 20, 2010
Murray-Rossi race a statistical dead heat
WASHINGTON – With two weeks to go, the Washington state U.S. Senate race is a virtual dead heat, with Democratic Sen. Patty Murray holding a 1-point lead, 48 percent to …
MONDAY, OCT. 18, 2010
Murray, Rossi debate taxes, earmarks, stimulus
Patty Murray and Dino Rossi continued their war of words over tax cuts, federal spending and health care Sunday as they debated a second and final time before next month’s …
SUNDAY, OCT. 17, 2010
Voters’ take on Senate debate only one that really matters
One of the downsides of being a panelist in a political debate is that people always ask “Who won?” That happened after Thursday’s debate between Patty Murray and Dino Rossi, …
FRIDAY, OCT. 15, 2010
Murray, Rossi focus on economy in first debate
The first debate between U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and her Republican opponent Dino Rossi came down to who’s to blame for the sluggish economy. Murray, a Democrat running for a …
THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 2010, 8:39 P.M.
Economy the focus of Murray-Rossi debate
The first debate between U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and her Republican opponent Dino Rossi came down to who’s to blame for the current sluggish economy.
THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 2010, 6:59 P.M.
Man arrested for waving meat cleaver at Murray supporters
Police arrested a man around 5 p.m. Thursday outside KSPS studios after he drove by a group of Sen. Patty Murray supporters waving a meat cleaver. Johnny J. Sieler, 50, …
TUESDAY, OCT. 12, 2010
Rossi counting on anger with status quo, Murray
With all the shrill attack ads savaging Democrat Patty Murray as an incompetent spendthrift or Republican Dino Rossi as a slippery bagman, it’s pretty easy to forget the two candidates …
TUESDAY, OCT. 12, 2010
Washington U.S. Senate race
As a three-term incumbent Democrat in a state that supported Barack Obama, John Kerry and Al Gore, Patty Murray theoretically should have an easy time winning a fourth term. But …
THURSDAY, OCT. 7, 2010
Rally to bring out labor voters focuses on I-1082, Boeing bid
An initiative that would privatize Washington’s workers’ compensation system is one of the key issues that will bring the state’s union members to the polls, labor leaders said at a …