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Spin Control archive for Oct. 25, 2012

THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2012

Notes from a Democratic rally

About 150 gathered for U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell’s campaign rally this evening in Spokane at the Lincoln Center. There wasn’t much we haven’t heard on the trail before, so here are a few miscellaneous thoughts: -- The Democrats appear enthused about the race for Congress.…

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Wonderland at Gov mansion? 1 day only

OLYMPIA -- Gov. Chris Gregoire and her husband Mike have picked out their costumes to greet trick-or-treaters next week. The governor will be appearing as Alice, of Wonderland fame. Mike Gregoire will be dressed as the White Rabbit. During Gregoire's tenure, the mansion has been…

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Obama backs Ref. 74 

OLYMPIA -- President Obama gave a thumbs up to Referendum 74, the ballot measure in Washington that would legalize same-sex marriage, supporters said today. Not a huge surprise, considering Obama came out in support of same-sex marriage earlier this year, a few months after the…

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Complaint filed against flyers targetting McLaughlin 

Dozens if not hundreds of fliers left on cars and doorsteps against Spokane City Councilwoman Nancy McLaughlin’s campaign for state Senate could violate state disclosure law. The black-and-white fliers that appear to be printed with a copy machine or computer printer criticize McLaughlin, a Republican,…

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