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  • WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 8, 2010

    More buildings in freeway’s path set for removal

    While construction work continues on the North Spokane Corridor north of Francis Avenue, more vacant homes will be torn down this fall in central Spokane to make room for freeway …


  • Federal funds advance North Side corridor

    As leaders gathered Tuesday to celebrate the start of a phase of North Spokane Corridor construction paid for by the 2009 federal stimulus package, state officials said they will be …


  • Rossi campaign waged losing battle over veterans

    OLYMPIA – Candidates with at least half a brain rarely pick a fight they cannot win. So it seemed odd last week when a Seattle television station reported Dino Rossi …


  • Didier wants commitments from Rossi

    Unsuccessful Senate candidate Clint Didier set conditions Friday for endorsing fellow Republican Dino Rossi in the race against incumbent Democrat Patty Murray. Rossi must take strong positions against abortion, taxes …


  • Didier holds off on Rossi endorsement

    Tea party favorite Clint Didier says he won’t endorse fellow Republican Dino Rossi in the Senate race against Patty Murray unless Rossi agrees to take strong positions against abortion, taxes …


  • Murray begins fall race in Spokane

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Patty Murray on Thursday stressed her support for programs in Eastern Washington and new financial regulations approved by Congress as she opened her general election campaign Thursday …


  • Incumbents persevere, but challenges await

    Thousands of votes are still to be counted from Tuesday’s primary, but along with most races, some lessons are clear. Lesson 1: It may be uncomfortable to be an incumbent …


  • Election results offer up valuable lessons

    Thousands of votes are still to be counted from Tuesday’s primary, but along with most races, some lessons are clear.


  • Election roundup: Murray, Rossi tie on the gloves

    Sen. Patty Murray will face Dino Rossi in the November general election, continuing the fight for a U.S. Senate seat that started even before the Republican former legislator got into …


  • Obama lays blame on GOP at Murray rally in Seattle

    SEATTLE – President Barack Obama accused Republicans of driving the economy “into the ditch” and then asking for the keys back now that Democrats have pulled it out, in an …


  • Murray, Rossi move on to November in Senate race

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Republican challenger Dino Rossi formalized their November matchup today, emerging as expected from Washington state’s “top two” primary by comfortable margins.


  • Obama rallies for Sen. Murray as voters hit polls

    President Barack Obama today stumped for Sen. Patty Murray on a three-day campaign swing for endangered Democrats, accusing Republicans of thwarting efforts to help small business owners by repeatedly blocking …


  • Obama to campaign for Murray Tuesday in Seattle

    President Barack Obama plans to stop in Seattle on Tuesday to campaign for Sen. Patty Murray.


  • Murray meets with aerospace interests

    A 10-year tango over the Air Force tanker contract dances on, leaving Spokane aerospace interests to anticipate potential effects. Those aerospace interests gathered Thursday in Spokane to meet with Sen. …


  • Murray action patches budget for now

    For weeks, the prospects for another special session in Washington state to deal with a budget crisis revolved around an acronym that became a four-letter word: FMAP. Pronounced EFF-map, never …


  • Rossi still disputes job-saving measure

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dino Rossi, in Vancouver to speak to the local Tea Party organization, said he still opposes a $26 billion bill pushed toward passage by his Democratic …


  • U.S. Senate

    To allow readers to compare and contrast the main candidates for the U.S. Senate on several issues, The Spokesman-Review asked the three main Republican challengers and the incumbent Democrat the …


  • Strategies vary in Murray challenge

    The summary of the Aug. 17 primary in Washington’s U.S. Senate race can be viewed as: A. Incumbent Democrat Patty Murray against a field of 14 challengers, one of whom …


  • Obama set to help Murray with fundraiser appearance

    President Barack Obama is headlining a fundraiser for Sen. Patty Murray on primary day next month.


  • U.S. Senate candidates, issues

    To allow readers to compare and contrast the main candidates for the U.S. Senate on several issues, The Spokesman-Review asked the three main Republican challengers and the incumbent Democrat the …


  • Strategies vary in Murray challenge

    The summary of the Aug. 17 primary in Washington’s U.S. Senate race can be viewed as: A. Incumbent Democrat Patty Murray against a field of 14 challengers, one of whom …


  • Senate run reasoning ranges from pot to God

    For sheer variety, it’s hard to beat this year’s U.S. Senate race. And I’m not talking about the candidates you’ve likely heard of. There’s a doctor, a lawyer, a physicist, …


  • Anti-Rossi video using Joel song dies young

    While it may be true, as Billy Joel once said, that only the good die young, campaign videos that improperly use a copyrighted song die quick. Or so Patty Murray’s …


  • Murray campaign pulls video with Billy Joel song

    While it may be true, as Billy Joel once said, that only the good die young, campaign videos that improperly use a copyrighted song die quick.


  • Wash. sees risk in sending oil spill ships to Gulf

    Two of the Pacific Northwest’s largest oil-spill response vessels may be called to help clean up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.


  • Murray threat defendant pleads guilty in Seattle

    A man accused of threatening to kill Sen. Patty Murray over her support for sweeping federal health care legislation has pleaded guilty.


  • Candidates must file for office by end of week

    For Washington state candidates, it’s put up or shut up time. Starting Monday morning, they have five days to file paperwork and pay the fee necessary to run for one …


  • Benton drops out of Senate race, backs Rossi

    Just a week after saying he was sticking in the U.S. Senate race, State Sen. Don Benton dropped out and endorsed the man he labeled the “establishment” candidate, Dino Rossi.


  • Rossi announces challenge to Sen. Murray

    Dino Rossi is best known for losing one of the closest governor’s races in U.S. history. Now Republicans hope he can ride a GOP tide and unseat Washington state’s powerful …


  • Town hall meetings set for Washington state budget

    OLYMPIA – With the state facing a possible shortfall of $2 billion in the next budget cycle, the governor’s office will hold town hall meetings around the state on the …


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