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The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.

Across U.S., lobbyists court state attorneys general

The efforts to get more favorable treatment or support for clients include ones in Washington state on behalf of T-Mobile and Microsoft.

NEW YORK TIMES

New CDC guidelines on Ebola create new fight with governors

The Democratic governor of New York and the Republican governor of New Jersey both objected, and the Pentagon seems to be devising its own rules.

NEW YORK TIMES

The West's new land grabbers

Count extremists like Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and some of the state government's as among the culprits.

NEW YORK TIMES

1 Republican leader eschews wedge issues to govern

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez concentrates on a few issues where moderate, center-right ideas are popular with voters. 

POLITICO

Lone-wolf terror attacks may be springing from ISIS success

Analysts say that the extreme violence and territorial gains of the extremists may be larger factors than the ideology the group preaches in spurring attacks.

NEW YORK TIMES

David Horsey: Waffling Democrats embarrass themselves on campaign trail

Echoing Republican talking points, especially ones with little or no basis in fact, is not a recipe for a healthy, honest campaign.

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Another Eastside soccer nonprofit pushes GOP candidate's re-election

IRS rules clearly prohibit political activities, but two groups have actively or implicitly supported Sen. Andy Hill in his race with Matt Isenhower.  

SEATTLEPI.COM

Fellow Republican governors may not be doing all they could to help Scott Walker

The Republican Governors Association appears to be giving him less money than might be reasonably expected in his tough fight for re-election. 

WEEKLY STANDARD

David Brooks: Political malpractice is responsible for national malaise

People want satisfying, decently paying work. For five years, political leaders have done nothing to pursue the obvious fixes to the economic and emotional stress on the middle class.

NEW YORK TIMES

Slade Gorton takes aim at Clint Didier's 'weird and extreme' views

A new TV ad uses Didier's own words against him. 

SEATTLEPI.COM
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