"President Barack Obama charged Sunday that the GOP vision of government would 'fundamentally cripple America' as he tried out his newly combative message on the liberal West Coast", says an AP article in The Columbian [Link].
Governor Gregoire made a rousing speech at the Paramount Theater luncheon urging support and re-election of our President. She was well received, of course. Obama's Speech was strong, direct and concerned with the 'Job's' Bill and support for his re-election. He was warm, evocative, and very well-received.
Here's 3 WSDCC Exec Board Members at the Obama Lunch - Lona Wilbur, Sharon Mast, and Marsha Manning.