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Washington’s 5th Congressional District

Republican incumbent Cathy McMorris Rodgers faces Democrat Daryl Romeyn.


Open house to focus on military service

High school students interested in military academy following graduation are invited to attend an open house on Saturday hosted by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers. The open house will feature U.S …


Airport control tower naming closer

Spokane International Airport’s control tower would be named for one of the facility’s former controllers, World War II veteran Ray Daves, under a bill that passed the House of Representatives …


McMorris Rodgers backs GOP ‘Pledge to America’

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was among congressional Republicans making a “pledge” Thursday to change the way the federal government works if they regain control. But her campaign opponent, Daryl …


Democrats call for patience as critics decry health care law

As federal health care reform marks its sixth month, some of its key provisions begin to take effect as supporters and opponents of the legislation call attention to what the …


Monument to honor bravery of Spokane soldier and father

When Army Sgt. 1st Class Bruce A. Grandstaff volunteered for duty in Vietnam in 1966 he left his two young daughters behind. When he lost his life on May 18, …


Election results offer up valuable lessons

Thousands of votes are still to be counted from Tuesday’s primary, but along with most races, some lessons are clear.


Election roundup: Murray, Rossi tie on the gloves

Sen. Patty Murray will face Dino Rossi in the November general election, continuing the fight for a U.S. Senate seat that started even before the Republican former legislator got into …


McMorris Rodgers announces pregnancy

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is expecting her second child about a month after the general election.


To weed out odd candidates, ask right questions

I was appalled and aghast to read about the strange and scurrilous antics of one of the Democrats running for the congressional seat now held by Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers. …


Candidate with checkered past reports assault

A Democratic candidate for Congress told police he was assaulted Sunday night near downtown Spokane after making sexual advances to another man.


Democrats have tough task in 5th Congressional District

Consider the plight of the Democrats trying to take back Eastern Washington’s congressional seat, a spot they once held for 30 years. Until a few days before filing week opened …


5th Congressional District candidates, issues

To allow readers to compare and contrast the congressional candidates for Eastern Washington’s 5th District on several issues, The Spokesman-Review asked all six the same five questions: • What changes, …


Two Democrats seeking McMorris Rodgers’ post

Last week, Democrats had no one to run against Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers for Eastern Washington’s congressional seat. Monday they had two – a novice from Spokane Valley and a …


Candidates must file for office by end of week

For Washington state candidates, it’s put up or shut up time. Starting Monday morning, they have five days to file paperwork and pay the fee necessary to run for one …


McMorris Rodgers seeks fourth term

Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers formally began her congressional re-election campaign Wednesday with no Democrat showing a strong desire to oppose her but a challenger on the right from the Constitution …


U.S. Rep. McMorris Rodgers to run again

Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said she will seek re-election to a fourth term from Washington’s 5th Congressional District.


Four service members named persons of year

Four military service members were honored Tuesday by Greater Spokane Inc. and U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers. The regional business organization named Senior Airman Joseph Sparks, Marine Staff Sgt. Daniel …


Idaho joins lawsuit testing constitutionality of reforms

As Idaho joined a national lawsuit against the new health care reform law Tuesday, Washington’s attorney general was both blasted and praised for jumping into the litigation a day before. …


Idaho, Wash. AGs sue over health care overhaul

As Idaho joined a national lawsuit against the new health care reform law, Washington’s attorney general was both blasted and praised for jumping into the litigation Monday.


House passes much-contested health care bill

WASHINGTON – Summoned to success by President Barack Obama, the Democrat-controlled Congress approved historic legislation Sunday night extending health care to tens of millions of uninsured Americans and cracking down …


U.S. rep. gives budget warning

OLYMPIA – Washington state should not use federal stimulus money to fill its budget gap, a Republican congresswoman said this week. Instead, it should make tough choices to cut or …


Stimulus to spur work on corridor

Spokane’s long-sought North Side freeway got a boost on Wednesday with the announcement of a $35 million federal economic stimulus grant to pay for a 3.7-mile extension of the southbound …


Both sides praise emphasis on jobs, small businesses

Northwest Republicans and Democrats applauded President Barack Obama’s emphasis on jobs, particularly on creating them in small businesses, but wondered about the details of other proposals in the State of …


Delegation finds some room for agreement on Obama speech

Northwest Republicans and Democrats applauded President Barack Obama’s emphasis on jobs, particularly on creating them in small businesses, but wondered about the details of other proposals in the State of …


Fairchild replacing fitness facility

Fairchild Air Force Base will get an extra $28 million next year from the federal budget to build a new fitness and water training facility for the Survival School. The …


Washington, Idaho delegations back Obama’s strategy

Vietnam War veteran Rep. Walt Minnick sat in the auditorium at West Point on Tuesday surrounded by men and women in cadet gray uniforms being told by a president they …


Obama wins bipartisan support from local delegation

Vietnam War veteran Rep. Walt Minnick sat in the auditorium at West Point on Tuesday surrounded by men and women in cadet gray uniforms being told by a president they …


GOP women say study augurs perils

Illustrating the continuing political fallout from controversial new recommendations on breast cancer screening, GOP congresswomen condemned a government-funded study Wednesday and suggested it was a preview of what to expect …


Wounded in war, vets receive Purple Hearts in ceremony

Staff Sgt. Lawrence Jefferson remembers the morning last November in Herat, Afghanistan, when “the whole world just went crazy.” It was 7:30, and he was in a line of Humvees …