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Mark BaumgartenEditor

Mark Baumgarten is the news & politics editor at Crosscut where he oversees a team of dedicated reporters and producers telling the stories of Seattle and Washington state. Before working at Crosscut, Mark served as editor in chief for Seattle Weekly. He is also the author of ‘Love Rock Revolution: K Records and the Rise of Independent Music.’ Find him on Twitter @MarkBaumgarten or email at

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