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Chief political reporter David Postman explores state, regional and national politics.

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July 21, 2008 3:41 PM

DCCC schedules ads in WA 08

Posted by David Postman

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is now including the 8th Congressional District in $54 million of planned television advertising time. The national committee has reserved $949,000 worth of air time to boost Democrat Darcy Burner's campaign against two-term incument Dave Reichert, R-Auburn, as reported on the Washington Post's political blog.

When the purchase was first released last week, it didn't include the 8th, but today's release included more districts with Republican incumbents, including Reichert.

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July 21, 2008 2:48 PM

On the radio

Posted by David Postman

I'll be on KTTH at 5:30 today to talk with David Boze about Dino Rossi's appearance on KING 5's Up Front. Tune in to 770 AM and see what one of the last local conservative talkers has to say about yesterday's broadcast.

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July 21, 2008 10:44 AM

New anti-Locke -Rossi ads on the air

Posted by David Postman

The union-funded Evergreen Progress PAC is airing two new TV spots critical of Republican Dino Rossi’s tenure in the Legislature. Both ads follow the theme and style of earlier spots from the PAC; 15 seconds, narrated in a Desperate-Housewives-sort-of-way, mining Rossi’s votes as chairman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee in 2003.

The new spots focus on education and Rossi's support for suspending two citizen-approved initiatives designed to give teachers raises and to reduce class sizes. Gov. Chris Gregoire made funding those initiatives a priority when she took office in 2005.

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July 21, 2008 7:13 AM

Are they made in France?

Posted by David Postman

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Jul 21, 08 - 03:41 PM
DCCC schedules ads in WA 08

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On the radio

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Are they made in France?

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