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Spin Control

Spending the big bucks

The Washington Public Disclosure Commission just issued its "Most Money" listing for campaigns over the last 30 years.

Not too many surprises. Most money spent by a gubernatorial candidate? Christine Gregoire in 2004. Second most? Dino Rossi in 2004.

Those numbers seem destined to come crashing down this year.

But there's one category that is regularly a source of local pride or local shame...

The Spokesman-Review's political team keeps a critical eye on local, state and national politics.