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Washington State Debate Coalition announces October 2022 schedule of candidate debates

Excerpt: The Coalition and Braver Angels, a nonprofit working to create dialogue between progressives and conservatives, are organizing debates or candidate forums for U.S. Senate, Secretary of State, U.S. House, and even State Senate in the 26th LD.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Reagan Dunn concedes defeat: Matt Larkin slated to face Kim Schrier in WA-08 this fall

Excerpt: The right wing Republican county councilmember's second consecutive bid for high office has ended in failure after a boastful beginning.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Patty Murray, Washington State Democrats celebrate a robust Top Two election showing

Excerpt: Washington State's senior senator demonstrated that she is on track for reelection, while three low-profile Democratic congressional candidates put up strong numbers in the state's Republican-controlled congressional districts. U.S. Representative Kim Schrier, meanwhile, is holding her own in a battleground district against a trio of Republican opponents.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Midterms marvel: Seattle Times endorses a Democratic-only slate in marquee races

Excerpt: In what may come as a pleasant surprise to the majority of its readers, The Seattle Times is recommending a Democratic-only slate of candidates in each of the marquee contests that's on the 2022 ballot. 
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Patty Murray, Kim Schrier release new ads in wake of Alito court’s Dobbs decision

Excerpt: In the spots, Murray and Schrier speak directly to voters in a single take, emphasizing that they are unequivocally committed to reproductive rights, while noting that their opponents are not.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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WA Democrats double their congressional generic ballot lead from six to twelve points

Excerpt: 51% of 1,039 likely 2022 voters interviewed last week for NPI by Public Policy Polling said they would vote for the Democratic candidate if the election were being held now, while 39% said they would vote for the Republican candidate. 10% were not sure.
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Reagan Dunn votes against reproductive rights as Democrats vow to make abortion care an issue in the 2022 midterms

Excerpt: If you missed the movie “Twister,” watch what Dunn, who is challenging Representative Kim Schrier, says and does on reproductive rights. His mother, the late United States Representative Jennifer Dunn, who retired in 2004, was a Reagan Republican, but pro-choice.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Reagan Dunn launches bid for Congress, challenging Kim Schrier in Washington’s 8th

Excerpt: The longtime King County Councilmember is telling Republicans that "we're going to take mom's seat back," referring to the late Jennifer Dunn. Dave Reichert is serving as campaign chair.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Will Democrats unite to defend good deeds of the Biden-Harris administration, or snipe while Republicans fire their guns?

Excerpt: Progressive and partially conservative Democrats are split on how quickly to approve infrastructure. The Republicans are directing their fire at the priorities included in the budget reconciliation process. Can Democrats unite to wage a strong front in the midterms?
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Ready, fire, aim! NRCC ineptly tries to knock Kim Schrier for sponsoring NPI’s research

Excerpt: While it's not unusual for the NRCC to say bad things about Schrier, who they desperately want to defeat in 2022, this particular broadside was notable in that it also attacked NPI, and faulted Schrier for sponsoring our research!
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WA Filing Week 2020: A look at who filed in key races as of Friday afternoon

Excerpt: Who had joined the ranks of aspiring public office seekers in Washington State as of Friday afternoon on Filing Week 2020? Read this post to find out!
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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WA Filing Week 2020: A look at who’s filed in key races as of Friday morning

Excerpt: Who had joined the ranks of aspiring public office seekers in Washington State as of Friday morning on Filing Week 2020? Read this post to find out!
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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WA Filing Week 2020: A look at who’s filed in key races as of Thursday afternoon

Excerpt: Who had joined the ranks of aspiring public office seekers in Washington State as of Thursday afternoon on Filing Week 2020? Read this post to find out!
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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WA Filing Week 2020: A look at who’s filed in key races as of Thursday morning

Excerpt: Who had joined the ranks of aspiring public office seekers in Washington State as of Thursday morning on Filing Week 2020? Read this post to find out!
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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