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Daily Archives: March 8th, 2016

Ted Cruz leads Donald Trump in Idaho Republican primary; Rubio, Kasich far behind

Excerpt: Today, Ida­ho became the first state in the con­tigu­ous Pacif­ic North­west region to hold a nom­i­nat­ing event in the 2016 pres­i­den­tial con­test. The polls have now closed in the Gem State’s Repub­li­can pri­ma­ry, and here are the ear­ly results: Ida­ho Repub­li­can Pri­ma­ry: March 8th, 2016 With 95 of 955 precincts report­ing. (includes absen­tee precincts where […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Bernie Sanders, Hillary Sanders running neck and neck in Michigan Democratic primary

Excerpt: It’s once again Pri­ma­ry Day some­where in Amer­i­ca. Today, vot­ers in Michi­gan and Mis­sis­sip­pi went to the polls to cast votes in those state’s Demo­c­ra­t­ic and Repub­li­can pri­maries. It was a good night for Don­ald Trump all around, as he defeat­ed his Repub­li­can rivals in both states. And for Hillary Clin­ton, it was a good […]
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Washington’s longtime Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen announces his retirement

Excerpt: In a noon speech today before the Wash­ing­ton State Sen­ate, long­time Lieu­tenant Gov­er­nor Brad Owen announced that he has decid­ed to retire from pub­lic life after five terms and won’t seek reelec­tion this autumn. Owen, who has served as Pres­i­dent of the Wash­ing­ton State Sen­ate since Jan­u­ary 1997 — also fill­ing in for Gov­er­nors Gary […]
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