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Daily Archives: October 10th, 2013

LIVE from Bellingham: Council candidates share their vision for Whatcom County

Excerpt: Here comes the home stretch of yet another election season. As campaigns move into get-out-the-vote mode, volunteers are phonebanking and knocking on doors, candidates hope to make an impact on more civically active voters by speaking at forums. While many of these just serve to engage the base and get a few more people to […]
Written by:Patrick
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Live Coverage, Our Environment
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Latest Republican thinking: We’ll vote to pay our nation’s bills for a few more weeks, but we won’t reopen the federal government

Excerpt: Sorry, Republicans…. not good enough: House Republicans, looking for a way out of a budget standoff they began, plan to vote as early as Thursday on a plan to raise the debt limit through November 22. But because the House proposal would not allow a vote on a Senate-passed measure to finance and reopen the […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security
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