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3 newcomers running for a seat on the West Valley School Board

With no incumbent, three newcomers face off in the West Valley School Board primary: educator Amy Anselmo, mental health advocate S. John Dubois and home-schooler Tricia Phillips. Each offers varying positions topics of supporting students’ mental health struggles, the district’s role in sex education and addressing school shootings.

DeSantis resets 2024 bid with six months until voting starts

Ron DeSantis’s team sought to reassure donors about the rocky start to his presidential campaign bid by summoning them to Tallahassee for a briefing with senior staff and holding a reception at the Florida governor’s mansion on Sunday afternoon.

Free money is the latest strategy for GOP presidential campaigns

WASHINGTON — The political fundraising appeal has been completely reversed: Some long-shot Republican presidential candidates will now give you money. Doug Burgum is offering a $20 gift card for a $1 donation. Francis Suarez’s super PAC will pay up to $15,000 in college tuition sweepstakes for a lucky donor. 

Former US Attorney Nick Brown to run for WA AG

Nick Brown, the former U.S. Attorney for Western Washington, is jumping into the race for state attorney general, becoming the second major Democratic contender in the race, with state Sen. Manka Dhingra, D-Redmond.

Three newcomers face off in Cheney School Board primary without an incumbent

Board member Stacy Nicol’s decision not to run again, after serving on the panel since 2015, leaves the seat vacant for one of three candidates: chauffeur for the elderly Bill Hanson, sustainable hydroponic home farmer Rick Flynn and former West side school board member John Boerger.