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August 3, 2008 2:51 AM

Whom do you endorse?

Posted by blog

The Seattle Times editorial board has made it's recommendations for Tuesday's Washington state primary, the first-ever top-two primary. Here are our suggestions in selected races:

Now, tell us whom you endorse. Take this poll to tell us which candidates you support.

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August 3, 2008 12:00 AM

The bird in the Girdwood cage

Posted by Jim Vesely

Associated Press

Ted Stevens' Girdwood, Alaska, chalet.

Alaskans have been watching their inner-sanctum politicial club unravel under four years of federal investigation. The indictment of Sen. Ted Stevens for what appears to be neglecting to declare contributions to his Girdwood, Alaska, "chalet" could cost the Republicans another seat in November, and it could, if accepted by average Alaskan voters, be a good thing for the state, like spring break-up it could mean a state with a fresh beginning.

James Vesely's Sunday column talks about the Senate and the world that changed around Sen. Stevens. Click below for a podcast with the author.

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