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Sun Jul 16, 2017, 12:52 PM

Contesting the 45th: big oil jumps in

Big Oil has jumped into a special Washington State Senate election, in the 45th District on the Eastside, the nationally watched battle whose outcome will decide which party controls the Legislature.
Phillips 66 has given $100,000 to a group called Citizens for Progress Enterprise Washington -- spelled "Enterpise" in its Public Disclosure Commission filing -- that is making "independent" expenditures boosting Republican candidate Jinyoung Englund.

Englund is a protege of U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., the Eastern Washington GOP lawmaker who serves in the House Republican leadership. She has worked in a variety of Republican causes, including the 2012 Mitt Romney campaign.

Englund just moved into the district, no doubt following the Republican's master plan for national domination


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Sun Jul 16, 2017, 02:45 PM

1. This is the best chance we've had since the Senate coup to retake the Senate.

Phillips jumping in to support the Republican shows this is both a state wide and nationally important race.

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