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Socialist Kshama Sawant faces recall vote in Seattle

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 7, 2021

At first, Henry Bridger II supported Kshama Sawant, Seattle’s combative socialist city councilmember. A liberal voter in one of the most liberal neighborhoods in an extremely liberal city, he liked her fresh outlook and support for a $15 minimum wage. Seven years later, Bridger is leading an effort to recall Sawant.
News >  Nation/World

‘A series of broken promises’: How the Spokane VA became testing ground for new health record system

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 5, 2021

More than a year after that test began in October 2020, a Spokesman-Review investigation found problems with the system continue to threaten patient safety and have left employees at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane exhausted and demoralized, with nearly two-thirds saying in a recent internal survey it has made them consider quitting.

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