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Conor Lamb declares victory in PA-18 as seething Republicans mull election challenge

Bar­ring a recount that pro­duces a dif­fer­ent out­come, young Demo­c­ra­t­ic con­gres­sion­al hope­ful Conor Lamb has eked out a nar­row vic­to­ry over Repub­li­can oppo­nent Rick Sac­cone in Penn­syl­va­ni­a’s Trump-friend­ly 18th Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict, con­found­ing Repub­li­cans and delight­ing Democ­rats across the country. 

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Every vote counts: Democrat Conor Lamb has extremely slim lead in PA-18 with 99% in

A mas­sive vote swing against Don­ald Trump and the Repub­li­cans in west­ern Penn­syl­va­nia has put the par­ty in jeop­ardy of los­ing a ger­ry­man­dered dis­trict it has pre­vi­ous­ly had no trou­ble win­ning to a resur­gent Demo­c­ra­t­ic Par­ty hun­gry for more spe­cial elec­tion vic­to­ries ahead of the 2018 midterms.

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Publicity seeking Tim Eyman files lawsuit to undo the Legislature’s I‑940 compromise

Refus­ing to leave well enough alone, dis­graced ini­tia­tive pro­mot­er Tim Eyman today filed a law­suit against Sec­re­tary of State Kim Wyman in an attempt to nul­li­fy last week’s agree­ment between the Leg­is­la­ture, De-Esca­late Wash­ing­ton, and rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the law enforce­ment com­mu­ni­ty regard­ing I‑940.

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It’s over: 2018 session of the Washington State Legislature adjourned Sine Die

The Wash­ing­ton State Leg­is­la­ture is going home. Hav­ing spent six­ty days work­ing to craft three bud­gets and pass a long list of pol­i­cy bills (many lib­er­at­ed from the Repub­li­cans’ grave­yard of progress), law­mak­ers in the Demo­c­ra­t­ic-con­trolled House and Sen­ate jubi­lant­ly vot­ed to adjourn Sine Die tonight.