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Republican Dino Rossi piles up cash advantage over Democrats

Sen. Deano Rossi, R-Sammamish, left, talks with Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, right, on the Senate floor Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, on the opening day of the legislative session at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The campaign donations came between Sept. 21, when Dino Rossi announced his candidacy at a GOP dinner, and Sept. 30, the close of the third quarter for Federal Election Commission fundraising reports. The FEC reports were a first test of strength in the race that is viewed as crucial for control of the U.S. House...

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