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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Liveblogging the ninth 2016 Democratic presidential debate from the great Northwest

Excerpt: Good evening, and wel­come to NPI’s live cov­er­age of the ninth Demo­c­ra­t­ic pres­i­den­tial debate of the 2016 cycle. I will be watch­ing and shar­ing impres­sions of the debate as it pro­gress­es. This debate is being held in Brook­lyn, New York and is being broad­cast by CNN. You can livestream the debate from CNN’s web­site. There […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Rosemary McAuliffe announces her retirement from the Washington State Senate

Excerpt: Long­time edu­ca­tion cham­pi­on Rose­mary McAu­li­ffe (D‑1st Dis­trict: Both­ell, Kirk­land, Clearview) announced today in a press release that she has decid­ed not to seek reelec­tion in 2016, end­ing a decades-long career in the Leg­is­la­ture that began with her vic­to­ry in the “Year of the Woman” in 1992. “It has been an hon­or and a priv­i­lege to […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz easily win Wisconsin presidential primaries, results show

Excerpt: Vot­ers in Wis­con­sin tonight boost­ed the cam­paigns of Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz by back­ing them over Demo­c­ra­t­ic fron­trun­ner Hillary Clin­ton and Repub­li­can fron­trun­ner Don­ald Trump, pre­lim­i­nary results out of the Bad­ger State show. Wis­con­sin Demo­c­ra­t­ic Pri­ma­ry, April 5th, 2016 59.9% Report­ing as of 7:10 PM Pacif­ic Can­di­date Votes Per­cent­age Bernie Sanders 354,549 55.8% Hillary […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Peter Goldmark announces his retirement as Washington’s Commissioner of Public Lands

Excerpt: Wash­ing­ton State’s incum­bent Com­mis­sion­er of Pub­lic Lands has just announced via Face­book that he’s decid­ed to step down and will not seek a third term in 2016. Peter J. Gold­mark, six­ty-nine, has served as the state’s inde­pen­dent­ly elect­ed chief of the Depart­ment of Nat­ur­al Resources since Jan­u­ary 2009. He was orig­i­nal­ly elect­ed in 2008, defeat­ing […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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