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Daily Archives: February 26th, 2014

Republican Pedro Celis confirms he’ll challenge Suzan DelBene for U.S. House

Excerpt: With less than ninety days to go until the filing deadline arrives, the Republican Party has finally found a challenger for U.S. Representative Suzan DelBene: Pedro Celis, a fifty-four year old former software engineer who resides in Redmond. Celis worked for Microsoft for more than a decade and is now a member of the board […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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Arizona’s Jan Brewer vetoes anti-LGBT bill in landmark defeat for fundamentalist right wing

Excerpt: Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would have legalized discrimination in the 48th State on the basis of sexual orientation, after progressives and business groups mobilized against the bill following its passage out of the Grand Canyon State’s Legislature, which is controlled by Republicans. The Arizona Republic reports that Brewer revealed her […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics
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