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But this is a fact no one knows who's going to win it is that close.
One of the tightest US senate races in this ultra intense election season is in Washington State.
The Republican former state senator Dino Rossi is trying to unseat incumbent.
Democratic senator Patty Murray.
We've invited senator Murray and the record many times and she has thus far denied our request -- we hope to have Iran soon but -- is right now is Dino Rossi -- -- certain.
I the president to ask -- -- a Seattle times as an article today with the headline illegal immigrants.
Canvassing for votes and -- out -- camera scene for your product but the whole concept of illegal immigrants apparently not ashamed to announce they're illegal illegal -- United States.
This didn't give me a problem with that I -- -- -- -- your opponent but the whole concept of illegal.
Immigrants and helping our voting.
Well it and clearly it's traveling but what we're doing is running our own campaign.
You know I've I've put up miles -- -- car since we started this campaign the end of may goes from Seattle to new York and back six times and go from little town little town little town.
Kill you actually medicine the campaign trail thanks for coming all the way out to the real Washington.
-- fortune though the when that fortune T but they're fortunate for the miners they get out we actually had ended up they breaking news I apologize for that after we went our way -- -- -- I'm ideally in the dynastic question particular about the illegal immigrants can't -- outsold Bob a lot of that is ours and that figure that they would -- -- want answered so let me ask you about death.
But the issues this is so -- hopes this race and you have President Obama showing up to to -- to assist senator.
That their opponents.
What what why is this so close this race what is it.
Well you know it it is close we have an eighteen year incumbent whose states so far under the radar for eighteen years.
Well that's how I started this campaign most of them know about much about Patty Murray.
Yeah -- they really didn't know that you've been there eighteen years stars started running ads essentially been there eighteen years -- she's number four leadership is why you see every picture with Harry Reid Nancy Pelosi here.
Just -- the deciding vote for that -- the health care bill on the deciding vote against the balanced budget been Mehmet 95 and in the one that they really didn't know is that she's ranked the most liberal senator in Washington DC by the nonpartisan National Journal.
And that's the left of self proclaimed socialist Bernie Sanders from Vermont.
So that's you'll find this out -- more more people coming to our side.
In terms have been just so we were -- -- -- our -- Is there are some important feature of the Democratic Party our platform that you agree with and is there some particular feature of the Republican -- their platform or bill that you disagree -- Well I what I did as a state senator we had the biggest deficit in state history and I actually worked across party lines to balance the biggest budget deficit in state history with out raising taxes.
And still protected the vulnerable.
And and that really as my background that's up people and our state -- me is that they got actually knows how to balance budgets -- -- says it can't be done and I had a one vote Republican majority in the Democrats controlled house and Gary Locke.
Democrat was governor at the time.
And -- so you know what I've done is it is is clearly something that people in our state said couldn't be done to bring some of those skills the United States senate.
When you did it Paris when Mike Pence at courses in the house side and you're you're running for senate seat but when he says no compromise Tom.
That that's what he -- he's he's telling people now what do you think about the no compromise.
Well the hearing your segment -- sound like we're talking about not compromising principles absolutely don't compromise your principles.
When I wrote the budget Olympia I did not compromise our principles all I wanna do.
Was balanced the biggest deficit in state history without raising taxes and make sure that we didn't throw widows and orphans under the bus doing it the secret to my success and balancing budgets and our state capitalist.
I really never cared if I got reelected I was happy before -- politics cannot figure be happy after his very freeing.
That's on that operators United States senator we get too many big issues here to deal with to be worrying about reelection.
I would have thirty seconds left out if it the FB get elected and if at the end of the time in nearly the United States senate.
If you could be -- -- -- in the making most -- the people remember you by.
They did -- I was gonna do.
-- -- -- -- And I know that I guess study earlier -- yeah that that doesn't show -- And I am really judge said that session not a bad thing -- Leo that's a show us government is -- of the American people hear different things from them when when people -- running in and and when they leave office.
I've got put out an English -- and -- -- you know senator Murray's been there eighteen years and we feel like the way things are going.
-- high unemployment and the like then vote for senator Mary she's guaranteed to give -- six more years.
You know if you want them -- different direction get out there is back to work again and give people a full employment we'll come with me.
Ogle and a very different direction which is why we're finding great success across the state of people who come and help the -- -- -- dot com if they want.
Oh you watching mad ten days away in a dead -- and says it's a very close race it's a fascinating race good -- -- Thank you very much.
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