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Inslee calls for focus on six industries

Jay Inslee, a Democratic candidate for governor, said he would focus the state’s job creation efforts on six “key industry clusters” – aerospace, life sciences, military, agriculture, information technology and …


Spin Control: GOP should be careful with fix for McKenna bind

OLYMPIA – Washington Republicans are exercised over a wrinkle in state election laws that restricts some candidates, but not others, from raising money during a legislative session. Their concern is …


Teachers union backs Inslee for governor

SEATTLE – The state’s largest teachers union endorsed U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee for governor after Attorney General Rob McKenna backed out of plans to speak to the organization’s leadership on …


Spin Control: We welcome lists when the news ship is listing

OLYMPIA – Summer is a time of lists. Not just the lists of what to take on vacation or what we need for the picnic, but lists to fill newspapers …


State watchdog reconsiders $1 million transfer

Jay Inslee will no longer be able to augment his Democratic campaign for governor with unlimited transfers from his $1 million federal campaign account, Washington’s election watchdog said Friday.


Spin Control: Study the issues, candidates – like Dick’s vs. Ron’s

People who want to be elected to statewide office in 2012 are already wandering around the state, announcing their campaigns and trying to establish their bona fides with the good …


Spin Control: GOP group dogs Inslee over old Weiner money

Washington Republicans tried last week to wring every last drop out of a connection between the state and Rep. Anthony Weiner’s bad behavior, however tenuous it was. Earlier in the …


Spin Control: 2012 campaigns threaten to overrun ‘11 elections

Turning on the television Monday evening created a sudden moment of panic. Had I slept, Rip Van Winkle-like, for months and awoke in January 2012? Seven Republican presidential candidates were …


Gregoire: Two’s enough

OLYMPIA – Chris Gregoire, who became governor of Washington in the midst of controversy and managed the state during some of its greatest economic adversity, said Monday she won’t seek …


Republican revolution sequel no sure thing

History doesn’t really repeat itself in politics. But old tactics in a new year sometimes produce similar results. That’s what Republicans hope for and Democrats hope to avoid this fall …


Wash. congressmen discuss nuclear fuel storage

U.S. Reps. Doc Hastings and Jay Inslee say they will fight to keep the federal government from abandoning a proposed nuclear waste repository in Nevada.