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Daily Archives: October 29th, 2015

Here’s what Jeb Bush’s people have to say in private about Marco Rubio

Excerpt: Now this is enter­tain­ing read­ing. We’re not sure how it hap­pened, but an extreme­ly lengthy, one hun­dred and twelve page pre­sen­ta­tion pre­pared by Jeb Bush’s cam­paign, osten­si­bly for donors and oth­er back­ers, was leaked to U.S. News & World Report. The whole thing has been pub­lished online for any­one to read. Mid­way through the pre­sen­ta­tion […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Party Politics
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Dow Constantine: Join me in supporting Best Starts for Kids (King County Proposition 1)

Excerpt: Edi­tor’s Note: It is our great plea­sure tonight to wel­come King Coun­ty Exec­u­tive Dow Con­stan­tine to NPI’s Cas­ca­dia Advo­cate. In this spe­cial guest post, Exec­u­tive Con­stan­tine explains why it is crit­i­cal that we pass King Coun­ty Propo­si­tion #1, the Best Starts for Kids levy, this Novem­ber. NPI has tak­en a posi­tion enthu­si­as­ti­cal­ly sup­port­ing this mea­sure, […]
Written by:Dow Constantine
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Healthcare, Public Planning
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Four out of five KIRO talk radio hosts say they’re voting NO on Tim Eyman’s I‑1366

Excerpt: Ear­li­er this week, Bon­neville Inter­na­tion­al-owned KIRO 97.3 FM pub­lished a 2015 Elec­tion Guide, in which it asked five of its radio per­son­al­i­ties how they feel about this year’s crop of can­di­dates and bal­lot mea­sures. As part of the sur­vey, hosts John Cur­ley, Tom Tangney, Dori Mon­son, Ron Upshaw, and Jason Rantz were asked how they […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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