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Spin Control

Throwdown over gov money

Democratic incumbent Chris Gregoire and presumptive Republican challenger Dino Rossi are having a little back and forth over one of the most important issues of the gubernatorial campaign.

Money. As in, who's doing the best job of raising it.

The Rossi campaign announced Tuesday that'd he had a good May, raising $701,112 last month. It's a sign, spokeswoman Jill Strait said, "this race is extremely close and competitive."

Competitive enough that within 30 minutes, the Gregoire campaign announced she'd raised ...



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