Democrat Murray wins in Washington state

Democrat Murray wins in Washington state

OLYMPIA, Wash., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Patty Murray declared victory and her Republican challenger Dino Rossi conceded the election Thursday in Washington state.

3 U.S. Senate seats could swing control

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The ballot fates of U.S. senators in California, Washington and Wisconsin may determine if Senate power swings to Republicans, a political writer says.

N.H. lawmaker resigns in Palin flap

CONCORD, N.H., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- A New Hampshire legislator resigned Thursday and apologized for "thoughtless remarks" he made online when he speculated about Sarah Palin's death.

Dino Rossi enters Wash. senate race

OLYMPIA, Wash., May 26 (UPI) -- Dino Rossi of Washington, a Republican who lost the closest gubernatorial race in U.S. history in 2004, announced Wednesday he is running for U.S. Senate.

GOP not good enough for Wash. Dems

SEATTLE, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The Washington state Democratic Party is trying to force a gubernatorial candidate to list his party preference as "Republican" instead of "GOP."

Dems to drop Sopranos theme from ad

SEATTLE, June 26 (UPI) -- Democrats in Washington state say they will remove the theme from "The Sopranos" from a video attacking Republican gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi.

Fired atty: Gonzales could face charges

SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales may face criminal prosecution, fired former U.S. attorney John McKay said in Spokane, Wash.

Former Safeco head seeks Senate seat

SEATTLE, July 19 (UPI) -- The newly resigned head of Safeco, a Seattle property and casualty insurance firm, plans to run for the seat of U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.

Washington governor's win upheld by court

WENATCHEE, Wash., June 6 (UPI) -- A Washington state judge Monday upheld Gov. Christine Gregoire's 129-vote victory in 2004.

GOP continues to claim Washington win

SEATTLE, April 20 (UPI) -- The GOP has produced an analysis of Washington state's election results showing Dino Rossi beat Democratic Gov. Christine Gregoire by 100 votes.

More ballot controversy in Wash. state

SEATTLE, April 1 (UPI) -- Hundreds of provisional ballots cast in Washington state during the 2004 elections were validated without verifying signatures with those on file.

Wash. GOP levels specific fraud charges

SEATTLE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Washington State Republicans have given a judge a list of specific irregularities from the November election, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer said Wednesday.

GOP asks to examine Wash. crime database

SEATTLE, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Washington State Republicans want to vet the names of those who cast ballots in November's election against the state's criminal-records database.

Gregoire sworn-in

TACOMA, Wash., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Democrat Christine Gregoire was sworn-in Wednesday as Washington State's governor after the divided state Legislature issued her a certificate of election.

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Dino Rossi (born October 15, 1959) is an American commercial real estate executive, former Republican candidate for Governor of Washington, and current Republican candidate for United States Senate. Rossi is a former Washington State Senator. He has had two prior candidacies that were unsuccessful. In the 2004 election that would become the closest gubernatorial race in United States history, Rossi was certified as governor-elect before losing a second hand recount to emocrat Christine Gregoire. He also ran for Governor of Washington in 2008, losing to Gregoire 47% to 53%.

Rossi began his professional career in the commercial real estate industry and has continued to invest in and manage income properties. After the 2008 election, Rossi returned to commercial real estate industry full-time.

During the spring of 2010 there was speculation that Rossi might enter the 2010 Senate race to challenge incumbent Patty Murray. Rossi entered the race on May 26, 2010. On August 17, 2010 Dino Rossi successfully defeated the other Republican challengers in the primary and faced Patty Murray in the general election on November 2.

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