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Daily Archives: October 23rd, 2022

Senator Patty Murray faces her Republican opponent Tiffany Smiley on the debate stage

Excerpt: The Republicans have fielded a Senate candidate well drilled in the party’s talking points, in poll-tested themes, but vague on specifics of what she would do with the job. Murray has grown a little less accessible, but carries a clear sense of what she is doing and why. The debate was not a hurdle and she did not stumble.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Most voters in Washington say they would be “much less likely” to support a candidate who favors a federal or state abortion ban

Excerpt: A total of 57% of 782 respondents surveyed said they would be less likely to support a candidate who favors a ban (50% much less likely, 7% somewhat), while 22% said they would be more likely (17% much more likely, 5% somewhat).
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Policy Topics
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