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Taxpayers decline bill for Obama's visit; motorcade blocks woman in labor from hospital
As Obama travels the country to fundraise and campaign for Democrats in the midterm elections, the presidential motorcade has been causing problems this week, preventing a woman in labor from accessing a hospital and prompting one small town to decline to foot the bill for the honor of a presidential visit.
Medina to bill former Costco CEO for Obama visit
President Obama arrived in Seattle Tuesday to raise money for his party, but the festivities for the Democratic National Convention are costing taxpayers a bundle.
Medina says it will send former Costco CEO bill for Obama visit
Big checks have been written to attend a Democratic fundraiser Tuesday headlined by President Obama at the Hunts Point home of former Costco CEO Jim Sinegal.
(New) Pres. Obama's Bellevue fundraising visit comes at worst...
John Carlson riffs on the unfortunate timing of President Obama's two big fat cat fundraisers in Bellevue's Hunt's Point and Medina neighborhoods later today and the expected traffic chaos its expected to bring as I-90 construction is down to one lane between Bellevue and Mercer Island.
Things beginning to heat up in election races, issues | Jerry Cornfield
DelBene raised $457,939 in the months of April, May and June, and reported $1.1 million in cash on hand at the start of July, according to reports filed Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission.
High court vs. Legislature: Who will blink first in K-12 funding battle?
The state Supreme Court and the Legislature will face off on school funding again this fall in what some see as a test of their respective constitutional power and political will.
Giant hinged span coming to world's longest floating bridge
Medina, Wash. - What will be the world's longest floating bridge is getting a new feature.
Mercer Island Reporter
Realtors back higher property taxes to help fund education
Washington Realtors are backing a proposal by Rep. Ross Hunter to boost statewide funding of basic education through a levy swap that would aim to reduce the dependency of school districts on voter-approved levies.