Chris Grygiel (Strange Bedfellows-seattlepi.com), with video (01:20):
King County executive candidate Dow Constantine's campaign on Thursday said a video of an appearance last year by rival Susan Hutchison shows her praising conservative stances on light rail and government spending that she has softened during bid for office.Howie P.S.: In other news on the King County Executive race, see "Dow’s Painted Pledge to the South Park Bridge" (Seattle Weekly) and "Disaster, illness, no time -- recipe for new county exec?" (seattlepi.com).
Constantine spokesman Sandeep Kaushik said he was confident investigators would find that Constantine's campaign did nothing wrong. "The Hutchison campaign and their supporters are trying to throw stuff up against the wall to see if they can blow smoke where there's no fire," he said.