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Spin Control archive for Jan. 21, 2012

SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2012

Spokane politics will miss Jan Polek

Writing about caucuses brings to mind one of the best fans of caucuses in Spokane, Jan Polek, who passed away earlier this month. Whenever I would rail about caucuses being a pain for a reporter to cover – which happened about every two years –…

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Could we boycott the Iowa caucuses? 

If no one else has yet proposed this, might I suggest the news media stop paying attention to the results of the Iowa precinct caucuses…or any precinct caucuses, for that matter. That includes Washington. No offense, all you good party loyalists who are preparing for…

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