Stories tagged: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
Brown releases joint tax return showing $320K in income, more than $69K in taxes
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.
Wed., April 18, 2018, 6 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: McMorris Rodgers has troubles with the truth on pre-existing conditions
If it’s April, it must be time for Cathy McMorris Rodgers to start telling whoppers about health care.
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers releases tax return for ‘transparency,’ Brown says she will too
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
Money pouring into race between Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown
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 …
Fri., April 13, 2018, 5 a.m.
Democratic wave may not wash many Republicans out of office
Democrats may have an advantage with voters heading into the fall elections, but it may not cost many Republicans their jobs.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 7:31 a.m.
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 …
Thu., April 12, 2018
Lisa Brown calls results of close poll with Cathy McMorris Rodgers ‘nothing but good news’
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’ …
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Congressional candidate plans shooting event; underdog Senate challengers speak in Spokane
“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 …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers praises Paul Ryan as House Speaker announces retirement
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Poll suggests bruising race for Congress between Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown
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 …
Wed., April 11, 2018, 6 a.m.
What they said: Poll respondents weigh in on McMorris Rodgers, Brown and Trump
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 …
Wed., April 11, 2018, 2 a.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers campaign reports record-breaking fundraising to start 2018
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers: Trump should listen to Washington wheat farmers on tariffs
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 9:47 p.m.
Lisa Brown reports raising $1 million; Cathy McMorris Rodgers draws big crowd
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 …
Fri., March 30, 2018
Shulkin got things done, McMorris Rodgers says. Replacement must oppose privatization, says Murray.
Outgoing secretary of Veterans Affairs Department was responsive, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers says. Replacement should “unequivocally” oppose privatization, Sen. Patty Murray says.
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 3:52 p.m.
Lobbying pays off for small Seattle-based drugmaker in budget bill
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
Spending bill has money for opioid, fighting wildfires, schools and military
Federal government to spend more on opioid epidemic, wildfires, education and military.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
Spokane County GOP weighs gun raffle at annual fundraiser; Chaffetz to speak
The Spokane County GOP is considering whether to continue raffling guns as part of its annual Lincoln Day fundraiser, said Stephanie Cates, chairwoman of the party.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 6:39 a.m.
Republican enters race for Congress against McMorris Rodgers, Brown
Jered Bonneau has been homeless, rallied for the Bundy family in their standoff with federal officials and will now run under the GOP banner for Eastern Washington’s congressional seat. “I …
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
Washington delegation takes stances against Trump tariffs
WASHINGTON – Talk of trade wars is circulating around the nation’s Capitol. Legislators had mixed reactions following President Trump’s move to place a 25 percent duty on steel imports and …
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Three immigration protesters arrested outside McMorris Rodgers’ office in downtown Spokane
Three people protesting the nation’s immigration policy under President Trump were arrested outside of U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ office Monday. The protesters were released and cited for trespassing.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 10:33 p.m.
Where they stand: McMorris Rodgers and Brown on gun control, background checks
Both Lisa Brown and Cathy McMorris Rodgers support bans on bump stocks, but some of their positions on other gun issues are significantly different.
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
Lawmakers battle over bill to prevent breaching of dams
Three Republican U.S. House members are criticizing Democratic Sen. Patty Murray and other lawmakers for opposing their legislation that would prevent the breaching of four dams on the Snake River …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
After border visit, Gonzaga students talk immigration with McMorris Rodgers
Four students who attended the Gonzaga University’s Justice in January service learning event spoke with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in Spokane on Wednesday, a couple of weeks ahead of a …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
Stevens County GOP, amid criticism from Democrats, pulls gun auction from event featuring Cathy McMorris Rodgers
The Stevens County Republican Party halted plans to raffle a semiautomatic rifle at an event where Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was scheduled to speak next month after outcry from her …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018
Breaking with GOP, McMorris Rodgers votes against major change to the Americans with Disabilities Act
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers broke with most of her Republican colleagues Thursday by voting against a bill to amend the Americans with Disabilities Act, siding with critics who say …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
Democratic poll lauded by Lisa Brown; Cathy McMorris Rodgers team skeptical
A poll commissioned by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has Lisa Brown running neck-and-neck with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in the race for Eastern Washington’s seat in the U.S. House …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 2:03 p.m.
Where they stand: Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown split on the wall, refugees and family migration
As the fate of roughly 700,000 children of undocumented immigrants living in America is debated on Capitol Hill, prompting the closure of the federal government last month, the two candidates …
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
McMorris Rodgers: End filibuster in Senate for spending bills
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers says the Senate should end the fillibuster for spending bills. But Sen. Patty Murray says the filibuster (or threat of one) forces cooperation on bipartisan legislation.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
Lisa Brown surges in fundraising, but Cathy McMorris Rodgers widens money margin in Congress race
Both camps are claiming unprecedented interest and donations in the race to represent Eastern Washington in Congress. The contest between the House of Representatives’ fourth-ranking Republican and the former Democratic …