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Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Daily Archives: March 14th, 2018

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

Excerpt: 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.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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U.S. Senate passes Republican-backed bill to weaken Dodd-Frank financial reforms

Excerpt: The United States Senate voted overwhelmingly today to begin dismantling the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, approving Idaho Senator Mike Crapo's S. 2155 by a vote of sixty-seven to thirty-one.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security
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