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Tag Archives: WA-08

Washington State Republican Party claims it’s “thriving,” but that’s not what the data shows

Excerpt: State Republican Chair Caleb Heimlich says that Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat isn't being fair to the party. NPI's founder debunks that allegation.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Dr. Kim Schrier to speak at NPI’s Sixteenth Anniversary Picnic on Saturday, August 24th

Excerpt: We're excited to announce that Dr. Kim Schrier will be a featured speaker at our Sixteenth Anniversary Picnic on Saturday, August 24th. Learn more:
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Dino Rossi concedes the 2018 8th Congressional District race to Dr. Kim Schrier

Excerpt: Perennial loser Dino Rossi has thrown in the towel on his fourth consecutive failed bid for higher office in Washington State.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Flashback: Eight years ago, the Seattle Times deemed Dino Rossi wrong on many big issues

Excerpt: In this installment of our Flashback series, 2010 Seattle Times helps debunk 2018 Seattle Times' endorsement of Dino Rossi for Congress.
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Jason Rittereiser suspends congressional campaign; congratulates Kim Schrier

Excerpt: Kim Schrier has emerged victorious among the Democratic field in Washington's 8th Congressional District. Jason Rittereiser said today he's suspending his campaign.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Shannon Hader concedes in the 8th CD after early returns put her in fourth place

Excerpt: Shannon Hader came up short in her campaign to take on Dino Rossi in Washington's 8th Congressional District, but she says the effort to #Flipthe8th will go on.
Written by:Caitlin Harrington
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Dr. Kim Schrier celebrates a close second place in 8th Congressional District contest

Excerpt: Kim Schrier is the Democratic candidate who is likely to face Dino Rossi in the November 2018 general election.
Written by:Alison Wendler
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Here comes the blue wave: Early Top Two returns suggest a Democratic tsunami in 2018

Excerpt: Washington's Democratic Party is poised to drastically increase its legislative majorities and has a chance of picking up not one, not two, but three U.S. House seats this autumn, early returns in the state's August Top Two election suggest.
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Proving he’s a born-again Republican, Rodney Tom endorses Dino Rossi for Congress

Excerpt: Rodney Tom says he supported Hillary Clinton for President in 2016. Now he wants Dino Rossi to win in Washington's 8th Congressional District. This is a seat Democrats may need to win in order to retake Congress.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Meet the 2018 contenders in Washington’s 8th Congressional District: Kim Schrier

Excerpt: Read NPI’s profile of Kim Schrier, one of three credible Democratic candidates vying to advance to the November general election in Washington’s 8th Congressional District.
Written by:Alison Wendler
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Kittitas County Democrats host friendly WA-08 candidate debate in Ellensburg

Excerpt: With ballots in the mail, the three Democratic hopefuls in Washington's 8th Congressional District met in Ellensburg for a friendly debate.
Written by:Alison Wendler
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Meet the 2018 contenders in Washington’s 8th Congressional District: Jason Rittereiser

Excerpt: Read NPI’s profile of Jason Rittereiser, one of three credible Democratic candidates vying to advance to the November general election in Washington’s 8th Congressional District.
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Meet the 2018 contenders in Washington’s 8th Congressional District: Shannon Hader

Excerpt: Read NPI's profile of Dr. Shannon Hader, one of three credible Democratic candidates vying to advance to the November general election in Washington's 8th Congressional District.
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Dino Rossi becomes a candidate once again — this time for the U.S. House in WA-08

Excerpt: Dino Rossi confirmed tonight that he once again becoming a candidate for public office, this time for the United States House of Representatives in 2018. At the Washington State Republican Party’s annual dinner in Bellevue, Rossi made his long-rumored candidacy official, declaring that he will be vying to succeed Dave Reichert in Washington’s 8th District […]
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