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Spin Control archive for June 10, 2014

TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014

Congressman Tom Foley, and wife Heather (far right) answer questions from reporters in the late evening on election night Nov. 8, 1994 in Spokane. Foley trailed throughout the night and lost the election to George Nethercutt, ending a 30-year political career. (Anne Williams / The Spokesman-Review)

Nethercutt: Cantor loss is warning to GOP leaders 

Former Rep. George Nethercutt, who pulled off his own dramatic unlikely Congressional victory 20 years ago unseating Speaker of the House Tom Foley, of Spokane, said Tuesday he could see parallels between his experience and that of David Brat. “It’s a message, as I look...

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Inslee heading to UK, Finland 

OLYMPIA -- Gov. Jay Inslee and folks from the state Department of Commerce are heading to jolly old England next month where Washington has a booth at the Farnborough Air Show. The United Kingdom and France sort of alternate the big European air shows, holding...

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