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Mailers like this one urging a write-in vote for a "real progressive" candidate were sent to voters in four hotly contested Washington state legislative races. COURTESY: FUSE WASHINGTON

‘Deceptive’ Mailings In Washington Legislative Races Prompt Campaign Finance Complaints

Washington’s Public Disclosure Commission said Monday it’s received nine complaints about a series of controversial mailers that were sent to voters in Thurston County and four hotly contested state legislative districts from coastal Washington to Spokane. Continue Reading ‘Deceptive’ Mailings In Washington Legislative Races Prompt Campaign Finance Complaints

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Navajo Nation police Lt. Clifton Smith's department is among those with access to national anti-crime databases. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expanding that program. CREDIT: Felicia Fonseca/AP

Justice Department Expands Assistance To Tribal Police, Calling It ‘Right Thing To Do’

The program covers a number of real-world situations: assisting with the registration of sex offenders; identifying human remains; locating endangered and missing people; arming tribal law enforcement with information about people they encounter in traffic stops; and conducting background checks to vet foster parents. Continue Reading Justice Department Expands Assistance To Tribal Police, Calling It ‘Right Thing To Do’

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