President Obama, holding 11-month-old Ava Cunnington, greets the crowd at Boeing Field on Tuesday. The president will be leaving this evening after two fundraising stops in the Puget Sound area.
The Carlton complex fire is the biggest in Washington’s recorded history. A light rainfall this morning offered hope, but the fire isn't expected to be out any time soon.
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The region has been through a lot since I arrived in 1988. Mood swings, economic swings and lots of chatter.Lance Dickie column: "Puget Sound's tenacity of spirit"
I have no problem with the Pres fund raising, it's part of how our political system runs today, however, with all that's happening in the world and here at home, it seems as though he should have his butt firmly planted in the oval office working on these issues.Comment by "Clew" on "Obama fundraising visit to enrich Democratic super PAC"
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