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Daily Archives: February 6th, 2016

Senate Republicans trip all over themselves trying to explain Lynn Peterson’s ouster

Excerpt: In the wake of yes­ter­day’s sur­prise vote to remove Lynn Peter­son as Wash­ing­ton Sec­re­tary of Trans­porta­tion, Sen­ate Repub­li­cans have been asked, again and again, by their Demo­c­ra­t­ic col­leagues as well as by reporters: Why are you doing this? Dif­fer­ent Repub­li­can sen­a­tors have been giv­ing dif­fer­ent answers, espe­cial­ly in one-on-one inter­views with the press.… even con­tra­dict­ing […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Open Government, Public Planning
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Snohomish County’s 5th District PCOs meet to choose nominees to succeed Dave Somers

Excerpt: Good morn­ing, and wel­come to NPI’s live cov­er­age of the spe­cial nom­i­nat­ing cau­cus to fill the coun­cil vacan­cy cre­at­ed by the elec­tion of Dave Somers as Sno­homish Coun­ty Exec­u­tive. This spe­cial nom­i­nat­ing cau­cus has been called by the Sno­homish Coun­ty Demo­c­ra­t­ic Cen­tral Com­mit­tee in accor­dance with state par­ty rules, to select three nom­i­nees to present […]
Written by:Rennie Sawade
Categories:Live Coverage, Party Politics
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