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Daily Archives: September 11th, 2015

Randy Pepple’s gut was wrong again: 45th LD’s Andy Hill won’t run for governor in 2016

Excerpt: This just in: Republican State Senator Andy Hill (R-45th District: Unincorporated King County, Kirkland, Redmond, Woodinville, Sammamish, Duvall) will not be a candidate for Governor of Washington State in next year’s presidential elections. In a message sent out to his email list, Hill announced that, after some consideration, he has ruled out a challenge to […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Mitch “Filibuster” McConnell furious after Senate Democrats thwart vote on Iran

Excerpt: The shoe is on the other foot now, and it hurts: Republican efforts to stop the nuclear deal with Iran ended in failure Thursday, thwarted by unflinching Democratic support for President Obama’s landmark accord and familiar GOP infighting. With no clear strategy remaining to prevent the internationally backed deal, Republican leaders in Congress were left […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, National Defense, World Commmunity
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In memoriam, fourteen years later

Excerpt: Today is the fourteenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, which destroyed New York’s World Trade Center, damaged the Pentagon, and claimed the lives of thousands of innocent Americans. In honor of those who died that day, we’re republishing a poem that we post annually here on The Cascadia Advocate. Two thousand one, nine eleven […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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