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Washington state Dems on a roll, vow fight for jobs

With street-corner "waves" and grassroots energy, Washington state Democratic incumbents Norm Dicks and Patty Murray are "on a charge" to win.

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MoveOn.org: “Shadow network” seeks to buy election

Shadowy groups are flooding Washington State with anonymous corporate cash to buy ads smearing incumbent Democratic Sen. Patty Murray, MoveOn charged.

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GOP candidate Dino Rossi wins "crooked" listing

The Republican Senate candidate in Washington state, Dino Rossi, has been listed as one of 12 "crooked candidates" in 2010 by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.

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Meteor shower dazzles a crowd

It was after midnight, the morning of August 13, and we were among the 100 or more stargazers who had driven 17 miles of winding road to observe the Perseid Meteor Shower.

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“Time to tax the rich!” Bill Gates and other patriots say

Patriot Marion Melissa Burns marched on July 4th with this message, ""Bill Gates Sr. is right! He and his son should pay higher taxes. Vote yes on I-1098 in November. Tax the rich."

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Evergreen Reds urge fight for jobs, tax reform

Members of the Communist Party of Washington State - they could be called "Evergreen Reds" - gathered in convention here April 3.

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Toolmaker-singer speaks out on ‘one person, one vote’

Clint Jones, 82, has won fame with his "Clint's Dandy Digger," but his biggest passion is his belief that the Electoral College is unjust and should be abolished.

Tax the rich and create jobs now!

With 35 percent unemployment in building trades and looming state budget cuts to education, labor unions and allies are demanding Wall Street banks pay their "fair share."

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New charges of racism in right-wing media

The Washington Times recently published a racially charged full-page ad questioning President Obama's citizenship

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Spending freeze, gay rights on Washington ballot

Voters have already received their mail ballots across the Evergreen State and the two hottest issues in the Nov. 3 election are I-1033, a rightwing measure to impose deep spending cuts, and another ballot question, R-71 to ratify the state legislature’s Domestic Partnership law.

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