The House Democratic caucus in Washington State supported Democrat Matt Larson over Darcy Burner in the 5th LD primary for House seat position #2. Darcy is a strong progressive. She worked in D.C. as Executive Director of Progressive Congress and has a big following. The Democratic Caucus contributed $50,000 to Matt Larson. Later, after Darcy […]
Virtually Speaking reports that Washington State’s Darcy Burner played an important role in Harry Reid’s move to fix the Senate filibuster. Click here to hear filibuster experts Joan McCarter and David Waldman’s analysis. Listen from 10:30 to hear the discussion of Darcy’s role. Here’s an excerpt: To me Darcy Burner was instrumental in moving us […]
With only a few days left in the primary race for the 1st Congressional District, progressive champion Darcy Burner and centrist Democrat Suzan DelBene are neck and neck in the polls. But recent revelations about DelBene’s failure to file important records with the FEC may (should) decide the race. Washington State Progressive Caucus Chair Judith […]
[This was in my email inbox this morning.] There’s one critical primary in Washington State this year—and with just 8 days left, it’s crunch time. The ballots are in voters’ hands, and candidates and the Super PACs supporting them are spending millions in Washington’s 1st District. But of the seven candidates, there’s only one […]
Way to go Darcy! Darcy Burner tells it like it is in this CrooskAndLiars article An Adult Conversation about Guns. We need politicians who tell it like it is. I wonder if she’ll probably get more votes from that article than she’ll lose.
Wonder why Micosoft doesn’t pay state taxes and why Governor Gregoire and Suzan Del Bene are holding hands? If you missed last week’s discussion of the CD1 Candidates you can watch it again this evening on Channel 77 at 8:30 PM or online anytime here: Candidates Vying for Congress in Washington’s New First District.
“I know Suzan DelBene personally. I put her private sector experience to work for our state as Director of the Department of Revenue. Suzan immediately went to work to help close the state’s budget gap while easing the burden on small businesses.” That last phrase repeats and reinforces a Republican talking point: that taxes are […]
Below are scanned images of one of the anti-Suzan DelBene fliers sent out by Progress Washington, which, according to this article, was a PAC formed by Laura Ruderman’s mom, Mary Rotchschild. (Ruderman and DelBene are running for Congress in the 1st CD.) Ruderman and her mom have come under criticism by some Democrats for engaging […]
In her 2006 and 2008 campaigns for Congress, Darcy Burner did not stake out strongly progressive views — presumably because she needed to appeal to conservatives in the southern part of the old 8th CD. This year Darcy is sounding much more progressive, as well as being a much better speaker. But is Suzan DelBene […]
Darcy Burner and Gen. Paul Eaton (ret) in Redmond, discussing the Responsible Plan to get out of Afghanistan. Sunday May 27, 2012