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Spin Control archive for July 15, 2008

TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2008

Congress overrides Medicare veto

When Congress overrode President Bush's veto of the Medicare reimbursement bill on Tuesday, all members of the Washington delegation gave the veto the heave-ho.Republicans Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Doc Hastings and Dave Reichert voted with the Democrats in the House, and Sens. Patty Murray and Maria…

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Who's on first?

The latest bone of contention in the governor's race is: Poll numbers.Chris Gregoire's campaign last week was touting a poll that said she was leading 49 percent to 43 percent. It was conducted by Rasmussen Reports.Dino Rossi's campaign has a posting on its Web site…

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Tuesday's quickie political briefing

Today's video: Jackson not the only one to forget about the mic (Warning: the language in this may be objectionable to some.)Here are the headlines in the presidential campaign from the Associated Press: McCain calls for Afghanistan surgeObama says policy for war in Iraq not…

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