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Republican Primary Challenger Endorses Democrat Carolyn Long for Congress

Republican Primary Challenger Endorses Democrat Carolyn Long for Congress

- The Stranger
On Thursday Democrat Carolyn Long picked up an endorsement from Michael Cortney, one of the three Republicans who ran for Congress in southwest Washington during the primaries.
  If you've been reading your Slogs like you're supposed to, you know Long took second in the primary and is now running a surprisingly tight race against Republican incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler. Cortney's endorsement might help put Long over the edge. In the August primary, Cortney...

Meet the Diplomatic Democrat Who Stands a Chance in Trump's Washington

Meet the Diplomatic Democrat Who Stands a Chance in Trump's Washington

Carolyn Long bridges the political divide in town halls, classrooms, community centers, and even at home–her husband voted for Trump.

- The Stranger
Before the August primary in Washington, the race for Congress in the southwest corner of the state was not attracting national attention.
There were a couple of good reasons for that. Trump won the state’s 3rd Congressional District by seven points, and incumbent Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler had been leading primary opponents by 20-point margins since 2012, thanks largely to a redistricting negotiation friendly to Republicans. Though Democrats were thirsty for a big blue...

Marching Orders for Seattle Voters Ahead of the 2018 Midterms

Marching Orders for Seattle Voters Ahead of the 2018 Midterms

What you need to know, where to get involved, and how to make a difference.

- The Stranger
There are three main things you can do to fight the Trump agenda during this fall's midterm elections: Hit the phones, knock on doors, and give money. "It's old-fashioned work, but guess what?" says Washington State Democratic Party chair Tina Podlodowski. "It does work and it will continue to."
There are a bunch of campaigns that want your help. Below, we've laid out the four big areas where you can get involved. Google the candidates and figure out who gets you going, or...

An Interesting Development in a Washington Congressional Race That No One Is Talking About

An Interesting Development in a Washington Congressional Race That No One Is Talking About

- The Stranger
Congressional races in Washington's 8th and 5th District are getting a lot of media attention, and rightfully so. Rep. Dave Reichert's retirement leaves his seat in the 8th open for a possible Democratic takeover, and Lisa Brown is giving incumbent Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers some trouble out in the 5th. But new polling from Washington's 3rd Congressional District shows Democratic challenger Carolyn Long beginning to close the gap in her race against Republican...