Month: March 2010

Benton takes swipe at Herrera

All is not harmonious in the ranks of the local GOP. Last Wednesday, during an interview on the Victoria Taft Show on KPAM radio, Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, slammed Rep. […]

Baird packs up

Congressman Brian Baird has sold his house on Northwest Cherry Street in Vancouver. The modest property was assessed at $184,225 in 2009. But the Vancouver Democrat, his wife Rachel Nugent […]

Endorsements, endorsements

State Rep. Jaime Herrera, R-Camas, has landed the endorsement of former 3rd Congressional District Rep. Linda Smith in her own run for the 3rd District seat. Smith was the last […]

Health reform backwash roils state politics

Acrimony and petitions are flying thick and fast in Washington now that health reform is the law of the land. Trying to keep track of the fallout here at home […]

Clark County Dems: Stay the Course on CRC

The Clark County Democratic Central Committee has taken the unusual step of endorsing a new Interstate 5 Bridge and light rail extension into Vancouver and warning against "political rhetoric that […]

Benton campaign a family affair

State Sen. Don Benton has enlisted his three sons, age 23, 15 and 13, in his campaign to defeat U.S. Sen. Patty Murray. They'll be helping the Vancouver […]

Candidates boast NRA stamp of approval

At its March 13 banquet, the National Rifle Association of Clark County issued "awards of appreciation" to state Sen. Don Benton, 18th District candidates Ann Rivers and Jon Russell, and […]

Health care blitz escalates

The intense lobbying campaign over health care reform that targeted U.S. Rep. Brian Baird peaked Friday with mass e-mails from the White House urging Vancouver residents to generate 193 calls […]

Pridemore lands ILWU endorsement

Sen. Craig Pridemore has won the endorsement of International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 4 in his campaign for the the 3rd Congressional District seat. It's the Vancouver Democrat's first […]

GOP turns up heat on Heck to state health care views

The Republican Party is pressuring Democratic congressional candidate Denny Heck to state his position on the Senate health care reform bill the House is preparing to vote on soon. On […]

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