Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers voted for a narrowly unsuccessful Republican plan to overhaul the nation’s health care system. She says it was in an effort to give states and patients more choice in their health care options. Lisa Brown, her Democratic opponent, says the bill was bad for the district and that a government option for health care is needed to help stabilize the system, while stopping short of a fully public system that dozens of the members of her party have supported.
There are clear differences in the Idaho congressional race between Russ Fulcher and Cristina McNeil
On paper, the race for Congress in North Idaho seems lopsided, but neither candidate sees it that way.
With ballots in the mail, expect campaigning to ramp up and stay there for a couple of weeks.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell and Republican opponent, Susan Hutchison, sparred on tariffs, housing and health care during a debate Saturday afternoon at Spokane Community College.
The young people of Spokane talked politics this week, and they managed to do it without a trace of nastiness.
Idaho Prop 1 backers claim it boosts horse racing, but opponents say it mostly benefits private owners
Proponents of Proposition 1 in Idaho claim the initiative will revitalize the horse racing industry in the Gem State and support public schools. But opponents argue it mostly will authorize gambling machines that will pump profits into the hands of three private interests.
Independent group mails out ads asking voters in Spokane’s 6th Legislative District to write in a candidate who isn’t running.
Taking the stage for the second time in less than 24 hours, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown met in a public debate Thursday hosted by Spokane Rotary 21. The pair discussed health care, whom they aligned with in their party and took questions written by their opponent.
310,000 ballots sent out from the Spokane County Elections Office this week should be in the hands of voters by Oct. 22.
Sherri Ybarra says if voters re-elect her for another four-year term as state superintendent of schools, they’ll be voting for stability.
The line for President Trump’s rally at the Missoula International Airport began forming at 3:30 a.m. Among those there to support Trump are the Blazen Divaz from Coeur d’Alene.
The two rivals vying to be Idaho’s lieutenant governor outlined starkly different views during their statewide debate on Wednesday night, with Republican Janice McGeachin warning against “traveling down the progressive path” and Democrat Kristin Collum saying she wants to “pull us back into the middle in these divisive times.”
Millions of dollars pour into initiative campaigns, fueling ads on television, the internet and in the mailbox.
Taking the stage for the second time in less than 24 hours, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown met in a public debate Thursday hosted by Rotary 21. The pair discussed health care, whom they aligned with in their party and took questions written by their opponent.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown spar on taxes, economy and health care in second Congressional debate
The two candidates took the stage for the second time in the closely watched contest Wednesday night at the Fox Theater in downtown Spokane, in a debate focused on the economy and jobs in the region. That included discussion of the two major GOP legislative initiatives of this Congress – health care and taxes.
As Washington counties prepare to mail out ballots, state officials say the voting system is among nation’s safest.
A televised debate will air Wednesday night live from the Fox Theater in downtown Spokane beginning at 7 p.m. on KXLY-TV. A second debate will take place the following afternoon at the Spokane Club and will air later on KSPS-TV.
Spokane County treasurer candidates square off over office’s role in policymaking, proper investments
The two men running for Spokane County treasurer squared off in a television debate taped Tuesday morning, disagreeing over the treasurer’s role in policymaking.
Democrat Lisa Brown reported taking in $2.2 million in a feverish two months of campaigning following her second-place finish in August’s blanket primary. Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers added $1.4 million directly to her campaign, including money raised through a joint fundraising committee. The total amount of fundraising is approaching $10 million for the seat.
Paul G. Allen backed gun control and animal protection measures and was a bipartisan supporter of candidates