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Chud Wendle joins McMorris Rodgers' local staff 

Spokane-native Chud Wendle has joined Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers' local office as district director, the congresswoman announced this week. "I was intrigued from day one, by the challenges and opportunities this job would present," Wendle said. A member of the Wendle family that owns several...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013

TUESDAY, JAN. 8, 2013

Congress rates lower than . . .

Congress is not popular. That's not news. But when Public Policy Polling decided to test just how unpopular it is, the firm may have found a way to make news at Congress's expense. It surveyed 830 Americans, asking them "Do you have a more favorable...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2012

McMorris Rodgers wins leadership battle 

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers won the fourth highest position in the House of Representatives today in a closed meeting of House Republicans, The Hill, Politico and other media are reporting. McMorris Rodgers, R-Spokane, was elected chairwoman of the House Republican Conference. It ranks just...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2012

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TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2012

Who's buying whom in Congress?

Powered by Tableau A Washington, D.C., group that researches money in politics has created lists of what organizations spend what on whom, congressionally speaking. MapLight also has put its research on a map that allows you go see that information with a few clicks of...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2011

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3, 2011

FAA fight felt in Spokane, CdA

The fight between House Republicans and Senate Democrats over Federal Aviation Administration is being felt at Inland Northwest airports. Spokane International Airport is worried about a $3.3 million grant to finish its runway enhancement, and getting the new instrumentation calibrated by the FAA, because the...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2010

The Spokesman-Review's political team keeps a critical eye on local, state and national politics.