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The candidate who can’t count cash

THIS EPISODE OF THE NORTHWEST POLITICAST: Ousted Richland School Board member and longshot candidate for governor Semi Bird stands accused of more than 100 violations of campaign finance rules and laws. Some appear to be clerical errors, while others appear much more egregious. On at least six occasions the Bird Campaign is said to have accepted more than the legal limit from individual donors, possibly even spending that money before they were allowed to. All of this as the candidate struggles to get traction and raise funds.

PLUS: The dangers of electing a millennial candidate, according to a millennial pundit.

AND: Having some fun

 

THIS EPISODE OF THE NORTHWEST POLITICAST: Ousted Richland School Board member and longshot candidate for governor Semi Bird stands accused of more than 100 violations of campaign finance rules and laws. Some appear to be clerical errors, while others appear much more egregious. On at least six occasions the Bird Campaign is said to have accepted more than the legal limit from individual donors, possibly even spending that money before they were allowed to. All of this as the candidate struggles to get traction and raise funds.

PLUS: The dangers of electing a millennial candidate, according to a millennial pundit.

AND: Having some fun with the English language at the host’s expense.

Guests include Paul Queary of the Washington Observer, ABC’s Steven Portnoy, Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight.com, and KVI’s Ari Hoffman.

The Northwest Politicast with Jeff Pohjola: From this Washington to that one, Jeff Pohjola will explore the issues and politics of the week. Frequent guests and top analysts break down the news to get to the heart of what matters most.

 

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