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Where 5th District candidates stand on 15 environmental issues

Our region’s ties to the great outdoors are wide ranging, and whether you’re from the city or the country today’s political climate is often charged by a number of issues directly related to our water, air and soil. Heading into Washington’s Aug. 7 primary elections, seven-term incumbant U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Spokane, faces four challengers to her seat in Congress. We asked three of the candidates for the 5th District congressional seat where they stand on 15 environmental issues, ranging from climate change to wildlife.

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Lawmakers call Trump’s performance ‘bizarre,’ ‘shameful’

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updated  Key members of Congress, including some Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump’s performance at a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin as “bizarre,” “shameful” and a “missed opportunity” to stand up to Russia.

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