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“What Matters Most” from Lisa Brown

I received this email from Lisa Brown

For the first time in 20 years, Congress missed the deadline to reauthorize the enormously successful Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). This puts four million kids at risk of losing their coverage, including as many as 17,500 children here in Washington state.

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Ben Stuckart for Congress

I also received an email from Democrat Ben Stuckart who has declared his candidacy for 2018 primary election to run for the 5th Congressional District seat to run in the 2018 general election against McMorris .  Ben is currently the President of the Spokane City Council.  He was first elected in 2011 and was re-elected in 2015.

I believe that big money should have no place in politics.  Our government must be of the people, by the people, and for the people – otherwise we descend into tyranny.
That’s why last year I was a statewide co-sponsor of Initiative 1464.  I partnered with the League of Women Voters and the Seattle Tea Party on the Initiative.