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Spin Control archive for April 9, 2009


Phoning it in

State legislators like to make it back to the district from Olympia during the session to talk to the "real folks" with things like town hall meetings. With the crush of business this year, that's difficult.When one's district is Northeastern Washington's 7th, there's another problem.…

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Fun video: Stewart looks at defense budget

Jon Stewart questions how anyone can call a 4 percent increase in the defense budget a cut, and other things about Pentagon priorities.The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10cFull Metal Budgetthedailyshow.comDaily Show Full EpisodesEconomic CrisisPolitical Humor

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