Meet Suzan Delbene (D CAND, WA-08).
I haven’t really been paying attention to this particular race – it’s admittedly one of the few where the Republican incumbent (David Reichert) isn’t quite safe, but then again, it’s a bad year to be a Democratic challenger* – but I got tipped off to what appears to be a bit of a vetting problem with Dave’s challenger (one Suzan-with-a-Z Delbene). And, yes, if I’m | Read More »
Dave Reichert (WA-08) wins re-election bid.
Don’t get me wrong: Tuesday was still a shellacking. But I covered this race earlier, and it’s nice to see that he won. Reichert wins re-election in 8th District Republican U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert has won re-election in Washington’s 8th Congressional District, defeating two-time Democratic challenger Darcy Burner in a close race. With almost 80 percent of the expected vote counted from Tuesday’s election, Reichert’s | Read More »
Darcy Burner (Challenger, WA-08) caught lying about educational qualifications.
Translation: “What? People were paying attention?” Even the Seattle Times can’t spin this past an “exaggeration” by Dave Reichert’s challenger: In recent weeks, Democratic congressional candidate Darcy Burner has touted her Harvard degree in economics when talking about the nation’s financial crisis and her opposition to the bailout package passed by Congress. At two debates this month, she brought up her academic background in her | Read More »