U.S. Representative, Congressional District 5
Celebrating “The Year of the Woman,” local Democrats will hold their annual fundraiser at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley on April 27 beginning at 5 p.m.
A tale of the 1040s: Democratic challenger Lisa Brown and her husband paid more taxes on higher income than Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her husband.
If it’s April, it must be time for Cathy McMorris Rodgers to start telling whoppers about health care.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers releases her 2017 tax returns, calling it an exercise in transparency and trust. After initially declining, Democratic challenger Lisa Brown says Tuesday evening she will release hers also.
The congresswoman once again posted a higher fundraising total for the first three months of 2018 than her Democratic rival, but the Democrat is continuing to surge. Federal Election Commission reports show the two campaigns were divided by a little more than $127,000 in earnings during the first quarter of this year.
Democrats may have an advantage with voters heading into the fall elections, but it may not cost many Republicans their jobs.
Eastern Washington poll shows nearly 2-to-1 support for higher age limit for buying semi-automatic rifles
Eastern Washington voters overwhelmingly favor raising the age limit for buying a semi-automatic rifle but are evenly split on whether they think Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act, a new survey indicates.
Down six points to the incumbent Republican, Democratic challenger Lisa Brown said she was encouraged by the results of a poll of likely Eastern Washington voters, particularly Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ approval rating below 50 percent.
“Come on out, bring your firearms and your family and let’s talk of freedom and have a blast shooting some targets,” Jered Bonneau wrote in Facebook promotion for his “Shooting with the Candidate” event, which features a photo of the bearded 31-year-old posing with a Kalashnikov rifle in a room draped with “Don’t Tread on Me” flags.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives and a political ally of House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan, said in a statement Wednesday that the Wisconsin Republican pushed policies that “improve the lives of all Americans and their families.”
President Donald Trump looms large in the minds of likely Eastern Washington voters choosing between U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and challenger Lisa Brown, according to interviews conducted with poll participants this week.
With Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District split over the job President Donald Trump and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers are doing, her 2018 race against Democrat Lisa Brown could be close and bruising, a new poll suggests.
The congresswoman is trading fundraising boasts with Democratic challenger Lisa Brown. Ahead of final filings, the Republican congresswoman reported raising more than $800,000 for her re-election during the first three months of the year.
The congresswoman urged President Donald Trump to listen to the concerns raised by wheat farmers over the inclusion of their crop on a list of American agricultural products subject to Chinese tariffs.
Spokane Valley residents had several questions on budget reform, tariffs and health care for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Friday afternoon during a town hall event.
Both women vying to represent Eastern Washington in Congress touted their campaigns’ enthusiasm this week, with Lisa Brown crossing a fundraising threshold only two of her Democratic predecessors have matched in recent years and Cathy McMorris Rodgers claiming record crowds at her campaign kickoff events in the district.
Outgoing secretary of Veterans Affairs Department was responsive, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers says. Replacement should “unequivocally” oppose privatization, Sen. Patty Murray says.
Two of the three congressional candidates vying to represent Washington’s 5th Legislative District, Democrat Lisa Brown and Republican Jered Bonneau, disagreed on health care and gun control, but found common ground on immigration reform in a Pullman public forum Thursday.
Tucked in the massive congressional budget bill is a provision that props up the price Medicare pays for a handful of medications, costing taxpayers millions at a time when the Trump administration is vowing to reduce the cost of prescription drugs.
Federal government to spend more on opioid epidemic, wildfires, education and military.