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Accusers and progressives run new ads against democratic lawmaker David Sawyer

The Stranger

Several of the state's most prominent progressive groups, including Planned Parenthood, Fuse, and SEIU 775 have called on Sawyer not to seek reelection. Seventeen regional lawmakers made a similar call. Now, the South Sound Women’s Leadership PAC has launched a website—sawyerfacts.com—and spent about $71,000 on the site, digital ads, and mailers against Sawyer.

McMorris Rodgers invites California Rep. Devin Nunes to Spokane Fundraiser

KREM

Republican Chair of the House Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes will be attending a fundraiser of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Monday, her office confirmed. The lunch is being held at the Spokane Club at noon. There has been some outrage online about the congresswoman inviting the representative to Spokane. Fuse Washington, the state’s largest progressive organization, issued a statement Tuesday criticizing the congresswoman for having Nunes be her guest.

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Activists aren't just waving signs; they're banding together to help immigrants at the ground level

The Inlander

Most dramatically, over 1,000 people attended Spokane's version of the Families Belong Together/Familias Unidas No Divididas rally in Grant Park. And behind the poster boards and the rally speeches, advocates have been constructing a network focused on helping local immigrants directly.

Demonstrators leave shoes at Cathy McMorris Rodgers' office to protest immigration policy

KREM

About 25 people delivered children's shoes to Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodger's office on Thursday afternoon. The rally was called 'Walk a mile in our shoes' and organizers with Fuse Washington are calling on the Eastern Washington Representative to propose legislation to end the Trump administration’s 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy.