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Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Daily Archives: September 12th, 2012

Ad Watch: Our Washington goes after Rob McKenna, says he’s not who he says he is

Excerpt: Welcome to Ad Watch, our newest special series, which will run weekly from now until election week. The purpose of this series is to attempt to catalog, or index, the many campaign ads that are going up on television (and sometimes radio) to influence elections in the Pacific Northwest. In each installment, we’ll briefly describe […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Series & Special Reports
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Seattle Chamber of Commerce announces opposition to AWB and Tim Eyman’s I-1185

Excerpt: Great news: Earlier today, the Seattle Metro Chamber of Commerce announced that after careful consideration, it has decided to join the opposition to Tim Eyman’s Initiative 1185, which would reimpose the unconstitutional two-thirds vote requirement to raise revenue on the state Legislature. The decision is significant because the primary financial force behind I-1185 is the […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security, Elections
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Terrorist attack in Benghazi kills American ambassador to Libya, two U.S. Marines

Excerpt: U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher J. Stevens, Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith and two U.S. Marines were killed yesterday when terrorists attacked the American consulate in Benghazi with rocket-propelled grenades and firearms during a protest by angry Libyans upset with a trailer for an anonymously-produced film that denigrates Islam, the White House has confirmed. […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, World Commmunity
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