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This part of "The History Guy Website" offers various news articles collected from state media sources.
Articles on the Governor and Executive Branch
Articles on the Legislature
Women are changing style, substance in state Legislature --This article deals with the growing power and numbers of female officeholders in the Washington State Legislature. Of particular interest are the reflections on past practices and attitudes regarding women in government. From the Seattle Times.
Articles on Washington State Politicians
White reflects on his exacting lesson in civics --This article on Republican Representative Rick White discusses his Congressional career and campaign for reelection to the House in 1998. He lost to Democrat Jay Inslee and is, for now, out of politics. From the Seattle Times.
Smith continues to go her own political way --This article on Republican Representative Linda Smith discusses her campaign for the U.S. Senate in 1998. She lost to Democrat Patty Murray and is, for now, out of politics. From the Seattle Times.
Lee, R. "The History Guy: News of the World: Washington State Politics"
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