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How Democratic Party fundraiser and former
ambassador Suzi LeVine came to run
Washington state’s embattled unemployment system

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Posted By: Ron_lfp, 6/2/2020 5:06:16 PM

Before she was tapped by Gov. Jay Inslee to head Washington’s Employment Security Department, Suzi LeVine spent years hobnobbing with dignitaries as U.S. ambassador to Switzerland, stationed in an elegant Bern villa. She’d been named to the diplomatic post after raising more than $2.3 million in support of President Barack Obama’s campaigns (snip) Despite the chaos and criticism, LeVine retains support from key Democratic lawmakers.

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Big fund raiser = Can't be held accountable

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Reply 1 - Posted by: FleetUSA 6/2/2020 5:26:27 PM (No. 429996)
Also, friend of OZero is immune
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Reply 2 - Posted by: ronniethek 6/2/2020 5:27:46 PM (No. 429998)
Is LeVine a CoHen?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney 6/2/2020 5:33:37 PM (No. 430006)
The article says there was a fraud in the unemployment department, but does not explain the fraud. I wish journalists would observe the tenets of their profession: what, when, who, where, how. Seattle Times, please review your articles, before publishing them and embarrassing yourself, and at least try to meet these low hurdles.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Penney 6/2/2020 5:33:46 PM (No. 430007)
Dem pols are single handedly making beautiful Washington State nearly unlivable.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: rochow 6/2/2020 5:41:01 PM (No. 430017)
Those fundraisers do cost some money.... perhaps Mrs. Levine came up with a splendid idea as to the payment of same!!!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 6/2/2020 5:54:34 PM (No. 430041)
It's called a political payoff. I hope she broke a bunch of laws, so she can go to prison for what she has done.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2 6/3/2020 2:18:23 AM (No. 430433)
She apparently isn't that smart to recognize that every free money to the masses bill doesn't jump start a fraud machine. It happens every time. Which brings up the question: How much did the demonrats get through fraud with a guarantee that none of it would ever be investigated?
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