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Loren Culp energized conservatives in primary; faces uphill battle against Jay Inslee in Washington governor’s race

Jay Inslee, left, and Loren Culp, right.

In picking small-town police chief Loren Culp to challenge Gov. Jay Inslee in November, Washington Republicans are gambling on a pro-Trump, rural conservative in a state dominated by King County's liberal-to-moderate electorate.

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How your U.S. lawmaker voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how the state’s senators voted on major issues during the legislative week that ended Friday. The House was in recess. Confirming deputy...