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Obama: GOP ’grandstanding’ in budget battle

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says a failure to increase the government’s borrowing authority would effectively shutter the economy.


Washington state GOP elects Hutchison as chairwoman

Former KIRO-TV anchor Susan Hutchison has been elected new chair of the Washington State Republican Party.


McKenna says national GOP needs to rebrand

Attorney General Rob McKenna plans to join a private law firm after he leaves office in January and says it’s too early to say whether he might make another run …


Cook files response to libel suit over Huckleberries comments

Defending herself against a libel suit, Linda Cook, of Rathdrum, said an anonymous comment she made earlier this year on a Spokesman-Review blog was a question about the accounting of …


Libel defense: Blog remark question, not accusation

Defending herself against a libel suit, Linda Cook of Rathdrum says an anonymous comment she made earlier this year on a Spokesman-Review blog was a question about the accounting of …


GOP VP candidate Ryan raising funds in Seattle

SEATTLE — Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be in the Seattle area today as part of a fundraising swing through the Northwest.


GOP plots 2013 strategy on health care repeal

WASHINGTON — Turned away at the Supreme Court, congressional Republicans sketched a strategy today to repeal the nation’s health care law in 2013 that requires a sweeping election victory carrying …


Politics puts Etch A Sketch back in the picture

TOLEDO, Ohio — The makers of Etch A Sketch are sending a big box of their toys to the presidential campaigns to say thanks for the publicity.


Extend or end it? GOP voters torn over best route

To hear some weary rank-and-file Republicans tell it, the increasingly bitter fight for the party’s presidential nomination can’t end quickly enough.


Washington caucuses last stop before Super Tuesday

The fight to emerge as the Republican challenger to Barack Obama turns next to Washington state — a Democratic bastion known not just for majestic mountain ranges and good coffee, …


Santorum campaign hoping for help from Gingrich

Short on money and staff, Rick Santorum needs help to remain a viable threat to front-runner Mitt Romney in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. One strategist hopes it …


Caucuses will cover all things GOP

Eastern Washington Republicans might know the “who” for their precinct caucuses this weekend. Three of the four presidential hopefuls have stopped in Spokane over the past three weeks, and all …


GOP candidates put Northwest on campaign tours

Like many presidential election years, the Inland Northwest is becoming a stop on the campaign trail as the Washington and Idaho caucuses approach. Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul will be …


In Maine, Paul vies to extend Romney losing streak

Mitt Romney hoped to avoid a fourth straight election setback today in the GOP presidential nomination race, but feisty Ron Paul could extend that losing streak with a victory in …


Rivals looking to chip away at Romney in NH

With Mitt Romney the overwhelming favorite, his five Republican opponents hoped to chip away at his dominance in today’s New Hampshire primary and finish well enough to challenge him again …


Seeking NH buzz, Romney, Santorum run at Obama

Each trying to sound every bit the nominee, Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum looked past each other to run down President Barack Obama’s economic policies today as …


Bachmann drops out of GOP race; Perry stays in it

Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann canceled her campaign trip to South Carolina today after a dismal showing in the Iowa caucuses.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 3, 2012

Romney, Santorum neck and neck in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney waged a seesaw battle for supremacy in Iowa’s Republican presidential caucuses late Tuesday night, the opening round of a campaign …


George W. Bush barely mentioned in GOP campaign

A funny thing happened recently in the presidential campaign in Iowa: The last Republican president’s name actually surfaced.


In pursuit, GOP contenders rumble through Iowa

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney carried himself today like a man with the party nomination in hand, even before the first votes have been cast, while a newly unearthed memo …


Coming to a debate near you - ‘The Donald’

Real estate mogul Donald Trump will moderate a Republican presidential debate in Iowa a week before the state holds the first in the nation caucuses.


After gaffe, Rick Perry says campaign will go on

Rick Perry says he “stepped in it” when he couldn’t remember the third federal department he would cut if elected, but insisted the debate blunder wouldn’t force him out of …


Depiction of zombie Obama shot in head draws fire

RICHMOND, Va. — A Republican committee Halloween-themed graphic in Virginia featuring a zombie President Barack Obama with a bullet hole in his forehead has provoked condemnations from the left and …


McMorris Rodgers defends GOP line on economy, Medicare

Turns out that Spokane politics mirror the rancor in the other Washington. More than 600 people jammed the Lincoln Center on Wednesday night to boo or cheer Rep. Cathy McMorris …


Poll: GOP voters feeling better about prez choices

Republicans party elders are still grousing about the GOP choices for president — but the voters who will choose the nominee are growing more satisfied with the possibilities with Texas …


Huckabee opts to stay out of the fray

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Saturday he won’t seek the Republican presidential nomination, choosing to stick with a lucrative career as a television and radio …


GOP chief Michael Steele drops re-election bid

Embattled GOP Chairman Michael Steele dropped his re-election bid today amid declining support as the Republican National Committee, coming off huge election victories but facing a $22 million debt and …


Florida governor drops GOP for Senate run

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Former GOP darling Gov. Charlie Crist defected from the Republican Party on Thursday to run as an independent for U.S. Senate after months of being ripped …


Attacks on census worry Republicans

WASHINGTON – According to many writers in the conservative blogosphere, the census taker is second only to the taxman as the pre-eminent symbol of big government intrusion. Now several prominent …


U.S. Rep. McMorris Rodgers to run again

Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said she will seek re-election to a fourth term from Washington’s 5th Congressional District.