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Short of finding enough votes for single payer or going back in time to vote against Iraq, I'm not sure there's all that much King County wants that she hasn't be working towards.
And for Seattle--the bulk of the King County votes--some extra Federal money to expand the SLUT into a perfect ring around the downtown core from Denny to Broadway down to the hospital areas back west to the stadiums, north to the waterfront/downtown, and back to Denny and Seattle Center. You hop onto it at Seattle Center, and you can ride a perfect circle around the core of downtown.
2) Become Senator McCain's biggest critic on social issues (for example, DOMA "I changed, so can you" or DADT)
3) Suspend earmarks and discretionary spending on counties that gave Rossi a mandate as earmarks were a campaign issue
But, I'll settle for standing firm on not gutting the Health Care bill...
Also, maybe she could work behind the scenes to get Christine Gregoire to, like, be more pro-Seattle than she is. That would be a big help.
But nothing for the tunnel - that has to die.
Otherwise, they will continue to use their 40+ votes to stop Everything with Obama's name on it, as part of their program to make him fail.
Why the HELL does the GOP get to include Tea-Party members as part of their House "majority"? Wasn't part of the whole T-P mantra that they were disgusted with BOTH the Democrats AND the Republicans? Shouldn't they have their own separate caucus in the House?
Or is this simply more evidence of what a complete and utter sham the whole Tea-Party movement was in the first place?
2. High speed rail from Vancouver, BC to Portland (start with funding all upgrades necessary for the low US standard for HSR along the current rails, starting with improvements in the Seattle metro area).
3. Urban mass transit funding, with emphasis on light rail.
4. Make sure US soldiers are out of Iraq and Afghanistan by 2012.
5. Bring home as much federal money for local projects as possible, preferably within a larger framework that gives money to all states. But I'll take targeted pork if that's all that can be done.
Listening to the pre-election pundits you would think such a move would have doomed her chances.
This route or so, and runs in a fixed clockwise loop with multiple cars at least every 20 minutes.
Repeals of DOMA and DADT would be awesome, too!
Free federal transit tunnel!
Free federal seawall!
Free federal slut extensions! (the trolley)
Free federal slut extensions! (the hair)
Free federal 520 bridge with 18 lanes for cars (each way) PLUS light rail, heavy rail, bus lanes, HOV lanes, monorail service, maglev trains, walking paths, ski lift, zip line and some kind of floating nature preserve.
-Justice Department investigation of Seattle Police Department brutality and abuse of citizens rights
-legislation to reinstall Glass Stegall and to break up TBTF banks
-a big ass New Deal style jobs program to rebuild infrastructure
-tougher civil rights legislation to fight employer race and lifestyle discrimination
-and what @17 said about high speed rail
-A bill to undo Citizens United and keep corporations out of the campaigns.
-Increased Funding for the 520 bridge to eliminate tolls.
-Sponsorship and/or creation of bills to end DOMA and DADT.
-Tighter regulations on financial and oil companies.
-Tougher environmental laws.
Then, full court press on DADT, Gay Marriage, and strengthening Access to Abortion.
Murray needs the time machine for DOMA, Maria needs it for Iraq, and I need to to correct my post concerning significant blemishes against our state senators.
Ooh, this is gonna be FUN!
Just how much of our vote tally is still missing?
1. Education, education, education.
2. Jobs, jobs, jobs.
3. One way mission to mars.
I'll take what I can get.
Some more dollars for medical and oceanographic research wouldn't be unwelcome, either, seeing as how we're a big fucking hub for both and most of Seattle's money and motive power comes very directly from creative and scientific sources.
Oh, yeah, and kick each and every one of the remaining Blue Dogs in the junk. Twice.
2) Bring on the Jobs!
Help draw a line in the sand.