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"The message is clear and we believe it will resonate well with voters. The woman who plays Lady Liberty, the elephant, and the donkey all met our expectations."

Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed, describing a series of state TV ads explaining the state's new primary for Libertarian-, Republican- and Democratic candidates. The ads feature a woman dressed as the Statue of Liberty, and animals, including pigs, geese and a giraffe.

Short takes and breaking news from the Washington Legislature and the state capital.