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Game of Thrones: Biden out, endorses Harris for replacement

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DELEWARE—After increasing pressure from corporate media, billionaire donors, and high-ranking political colleagues, President Joe Biden announced Sunday, July 21, on X that he will not seek the 2024 Presidential nomination of the Democratic Party at its national convention in August. “My fellow Democrats, I have decided not to accept the nomination and to focus all […]

Washington Democrats back the Biden-Harris ticket

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President Joe Biden sent a letter to congressional Democrats on Monday, July 8, reaffirming his commitment to winning in November and “running this race to the end.” Over the holiday weekend, WA State Democratic Chair Shasti Conrad visited the White House, where she saw both President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris speak to the […]

WA State Democrats back Ferguson for Governor, establish 2024 platform

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BELLEVUE—The Washington State Democrat party held its 2024 Convention at Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Convention Center from Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23, where it established its platform, nominated candidates, held workshops and training for delegates, and featured several prominent speakers within the party. The convention kicked off Friday with a welcome reception featuring Chair Shasti […]

Rival Democrats spar over fundraising maneuvers in governor race

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In their race for governor, Mark Mullet thinks it’s fishy how frontrunner and fellow Democrat Bob Ferguson is going about raising money for the state Democratic party. Mullet, a state senator, is convinced something’s amiss with a six-figure “donation” that Ferguson, who is currently attorney general, made to the party in April. He’s contested, thus […]

DNC awards grants to state Democratic Party to boost down-ballot races

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SEATTLE—The Democratic National Committee (DNC) on June 10 announced funding to meaningfully strengthen State Party Get Out the Vote operations and infrastructure. The Washington State Democratic Party will receive new targeted investments to strengthen its coordinated campaign and boost Democratic wins in down-ballot races.  This new funding is part of the DNC’s significant, ongoing investments in […]

Presidential hopeful found guilty in hush money trial

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NEW YORK—A 12-member Manhattan jury on Thursday, May 30, found the 45th President of the United States and presumptive 2024 Republican Presidential candidate, Donald J Trump, 77, guilty on all 34 felony counts of falsifying business records related to “hush money” payments by his former lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn star Stormy Daniels ahead […]

Ballotgate: Official complaints filed against AG Ferguson for pressuring SOS to break the law

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ISSAQUAH—Washington state gubernatorial hopeful, Senator Mark Mullet (D), on May 28, filed official ethics complaints with the Washington State Executive Ethics Board alleging that Attorney General (AG) Bob Ferguson used his public office for his political campaign, a violation of RCW 42.52.180, and the other with the Washington State Bar Association for conflict of interest. […]

New allegations surface that Ferguson violated state law for personal gain

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SEATTLE—Recent actions of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Bob Ferguson (AG Ferguson) against two political opponents who share a similar name, and then willfully directing Secretary of State Steve Hobbs to allegedly violate Washington state law by modifying the Primary Election ballot at the detriment of all other down ballot candidates, has prominent figures not […]

Latest polling has Ferguson leading gubernatorial field but all may not be rosy

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SEATTLE—New gubernatorial polling from the left-leaning Northwest Progressive Institute (NPI) has Attorney General Robert “Bob” Ferguson leading in a head-to-head General Election match-up with Republican candidate Dave Reichert. However, a four-way race that includes endorsed Washington State Republican Party Candidate Semi Bird and Democratic challenger Mark Mullet shows opportunity for Republicans ahead of the August […]

Trump leads 5-way presidential poll for Washington state

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A presidential election poll conducted April 16 through 23 by The Bullfinch Group, has the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald J Trump, winning Washington state in a 5-way race with current presidential contenders Joe Biden (D), Robert F Kennedy Jr (I), Jill Stein (G), and Cornel West (I). According to the poll, which is sponsored by […]

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