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The lowdown on Seattle's hot Senate race

July 16, 2014News ClipAn eclectic docket of candidates has emerged to replace State Senator Adam Kline this year.

Everyone says roughly 60 languages are spoken in southeast Seattle's 37th Legislative District. But only two voices will prevail after the primary election on August 5.

Six candidates want to replace retiring state Sen. Adam Kline, who has represented the heavily Democratic area for 17 years. The liberal, blue-collarish 37th curls around southwestern Lake Washington from the Seattle University area and Madison Street all the way down to Renton, and it's one of the most multi-cultural parts of Washington.

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Editorial: The Times recommends Pramila Jayapal for 37th District state Senate seat

July 11, 2014News ClipPramila Jayapal is the best choice for the state Senate seat in the 37th Legislative District.

IN a crowded contest for Seattle’s 37th Legislative District state Senate seat, Pramila Jayapal stands out for the breadth and depth of her civic involvement.

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Pramila Jayapal: “I Don’t Have A Give Up Bone In My Body”

July 8, 2014News Clip

Editor’s Note: This is the first in our series of interviews with the candidates- 5 Democrats and 1 Republican- who are vying to replace retiring State Senator Adam Kline in the 37th District. The top two candidates chosen in the primary election- held on August 5th- will continue on to the general- which takes place on November 4th. The winner of which will represent the 37th District in the Washington State Senate. The 37th currently comprises almost the entire South Seattle area.

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Pramila Jayapal Honored with Prestigious National Organization of Women (NOW) Award

July 4, 2014Press ReleaseLatest recognition adds to growing momentum of her campaign for State Senate to represent the 37th LD


Seattle— Pramila Jayapal, a recognized leader in local and national efforts to improve the lives of immigrants, low wage workers, communities of color and women, was a co-recipient of the inaugural Olga Vives Award from the National Organization of Women on Friday. The Olga Vives Award honors women who have shown leadership on issues specifically impacting women of color, immigrant women, women with disabilities and/or LGBTQ individuals and communities. 

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A left-wing tea party may be closer than you think

July 4, 2014News ClipA few liberal pols get all the press, but the real work of movement-building is happening in the states

After supposed RINO Thad Cochran relied in part on African-American voters to defeat Tea Party favorite Chris McDaniel and win the Mississippi GOP’s nomination to the Senate, FreedomWorks president Matt Kibbe was very upset.

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