OLYMPIA, Wash. -- U.S. Rep. Brian Baird, a Democrat who tangled with anti-war activists, on Friday endorsed Barack Obama for president, an olive branch to those who picketed, protested and ran attack ads against Baird's views on Iraq.Barack Obama
On the Republican side, the state's two Eastern Washington congressional members, Reps. Doc Hastings and Cathy McMorris Rodgers, both endorsed the GOP front-runner, John McCain. Rep. Dave Reichert and other leading Republicans had previously endorsed the Arizona senator.
Friday, February 15, 2008
"U.S. Rep. Brian Baird endorses Barack Obama"