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Daily Archives: January 24th, 2017

Brian Dansel resigns; Washington’s Senate Republicans lose their majority (temporarily)

Excerpt: Repub­li­cans are tem­porar­i­ly with­out a major­i­ty in the Wash­ing­ton State Sen­ate owing to the res­ig­na­tion of 7th Dis­trict Sen­a­tor Bri­an Dansel, who has just tak­en a job in neo­fas­cist Don­ald Trump’s administration. Dansel’s res­ig­na­tion, effec­tive as of 1 PM today, leaves the Sen­ate Repub­li­can cau­cus with just twen­ty-four mem­bers, includ­ing Tim Shel­don (R‑35th Dis­trict), who […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Legislative Advocacy
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