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Spin Control archive for Aug. 4, 2012

SATURDAY, AUG. 4, 2012

Sunday spin: Is this tanker tout accurate?

A reader had a question about a claim in a recent campaign commercial for Sen. Maria Cantwell, in which the incumbent Democrat touts her record on expanding aerospace jobs: "I also helped Boeing win the Air Force tanker contract worth billions." What gives? wrote a…

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Chelsea Brown of Coeur d'Alene will be an intern at the Democratic National Convention. (Courtesy of Salisbury University)

Ringside convention seat

Chelsea Brown. Photo courtesy Salilsbury University The results of the Republican and Democratic national conventions may not be in doubt, but for political junkies, they are still the equivalent of the Olympics as far as attending or participating. So a Coeur d’Alene college student is…

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