The Stranger: A Debate in WA-8: Can Any of These Democrats Beat Dino Rossi?

Wednesday night in Auburn, the herd of Democrats running for congress in Washington’s 8th congressional district faced off in what was advertised as a “candidate forum and debate” organized by the 47th District Democrats. Aaron Schuler, chair of the 47th legislative district, guessed that 350 attended the event at Green River College. Over the phone, Schuler told me the candidates …

Who can beat Republican Dino Rossi? Democratic rivals jostle in pivotal 8th Congressional District

Five Democrats in the 8th Congressional District race faced off in a debate that showcased broad agreement on issues from tighter gun restrictions to expanded government-sponsored health care. By Jim Brunner Seattle Times staff reporter Five Democrats vying to become the party standard bearer in Washington’s closely watched 8th Congressional District race faced off in a debate Wednesday night that …

Candidates In Race To Replace Reichert React To Florida Shooting Hear what the candidates in the 8th District race would do to protect against future school shootings.

ENUMCLAW, WA – Cameron Kasky, a survivor of the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., published an essay on Thursday asking politicians to do something to stop school shootings. Addressing politicians of both parties, Kasky wrote that there’s “desperate need for change.” “But the truth is that the politicians on both sides of the aisle …

FiberOne: Dr. Shannon Hader visits Wenatchee

WENATCHEE – Dr. Shannon Hader made her rounds in Wenatchee Monday to introduce herself to constituents. Hader, who announced her candidacy in early January, was at Saddle Rock Pub from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and then the loft space above Bloomers for a meet-and-greet forum between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Identifying as a democrat, Dr. Hader is running …

Ellensburg Daily Record: Candidates address community concerns at district forum

There was standing room only at the Hal Holmes Center on Wednesday as five Democratic Party candidates campaigning for a nomination for the 8th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives participated in a public forum. One of the hopeful candidates will advance to the general election to fill the seat to be vacated by Dave Reichert, who …