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Tag: Bob Burr


A protest vote goes against Murray

At the first night of Democrats’ state convention, Sen. Patty Murray delivered a strong defense of the work the Democratic Congress has done despite Republicans’ “efforts to stop progress.” (More on that in tomorrow’s paper.)

But there are also Democrats who don’t think the party has moved fast enough.

Some of the dissent surfaced Friday during meetings of caucuses, the groups within the party organized around issues, ideology or demographics.

In a protest vote, the Progressive Caucus voted to endorse Bob Burr, a little-known Democratic challenger to Murray.

It was not a repudiation of Murray but a statement on one

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