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Politics Strategy, timing key to pot legalization vote Strategy, timing key to pot legalization vote
"It's amazing where we've come," says Rick Steves of the legalization measures Washington and Colorado voters approved last month. "It's almost counterculture to oppose us."
Politics Lawmakers: DOJ should respect Wash., Colo. pot votes Lawmakers: DOJ should respect Wash., Colo. pot votes
A group of lawmakers on Friday urged the Justice Department to respect recent votes in Colorado and Washington state allowing the recreational use of marijuana, and some introduced a bill to ensure that happens.
Politics Ex-NFL player looks to take US Rep. Labrador's seat Ex-NFL player looks to take US Rep. Labrador's seat
With election just days away, Jimmy Farris is focused on sharpening the choice for voters in Idaho's 1st Congressional District. In a debate last week, Farris tried to paint Republican incumbent Raul Labrador as a favorite of the extreme right wing of the GOP.
Politics Ore. tries Windows tablets to help disabled voters Ore. tries Windows tablets to help disabled voters
A year after pioneering the use of iPads to help disabled voters mark ballots, Oregon election officials are now trying out competing tablets running Microsoft's new Windows 8 operating system.
Politics McKenna, Inslee spar over tax plan for schools McKenna, Inslee spar over tax plan for schools
Washington's gubernatorial candidates agreed Tuesday night that increasing taxes isn't something they would do as governor, and said during their final debate that more money needs to go to public schools and universities but sparred over a proposed tax plan to equalize the way Washington homeowners pay for public schools.