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McMorris Rodgers not calling for resignation at this time

SEATTLE – Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her co-chairman of a new congressional caucus concerned about local pharmacies had lobbied for weeks for publication of a guest column on that …


Medicaid bill would shift control

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., this week introduced a Republican proposal touted as a way to corral Medicaid spending by giving states more say in who qualifies and who …


Wash., Idaho officials: Other issues trump birth controversy

Republican officials in Washington and Idaho say neither state’s party is deeply concerned about President Barack Obama’s citizenship and both think the nation has far more important issues to address, …


What GOP officials said

‘Now that it’s been released, we can move on to real issues.” Matthew Pederson,


Local lawmakers’ reactions to State of the Union vary

While they liked some overall themes in President Barack Obama’s call for more innovation, more cooperation and less spending, some members of Congress from Idaho and Washington wondered about the …


NW delegation finds reasons to cheer, jeer in Obama speech

While they liked some overall themes in President Obama’s call for more innovation, more cooperation and less spending, some members of Congress from Idaho and Washington wondered about the details. …


State’s hodgepodge primary system is ignored – until it’s endangered

OLYMPIA – One casualty of the state’s budget woes could be the 2012 presidential preference primary. It’s on the block in Gov. Chris Gregoire’s budget proposal, and a good fiscal …


Voters favor Republicans locally and nationally

Washington Republicans were lifted by a national tide in Tuesday’s elections, one that cost Democrats at least one of the state’s congressional seats and left a key U.S. Senate seat …


Clark: Debate ends with Texas up 3 games

DOUG’S 5th DISTRICT DEBATE DIARY: Tuesday, 6:59 p.m. – Here I am, flopped on the couch in front of my big Sony HD flat screen. The off again/on again drama …


McMorris Rodgers, Romeyn clash in TV debate

Democratic challenger Daryl Romeyn tried to paint Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers as a do-nothing incumbent who has no solutions for federal deficits, illegal immigration, high school dropouts or childhood obesity. …


McMorris Rodgers, Romeyn spar over jobs, immigration

Democratic challenger Daryl Romeyn tried to paint Cathy McMorris Rodgers as a do-nothing incumbent who has no solutions for federal deficits, illegal immigration, high school dropouts or childhood obesity. McMorris …


Congressional rivals’ debate back on again

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Democratic challenger Daryl Romeyn will debate tonight after all. The televised debate, which last week was listed as off, then on, then off again, was …


5th District congressional debate is back on

The candidates in Washington’s 5th congressional district will debate after all, on Tuesday.


Clark: What’s there to debate about having a debate?

First she won’t. Then she will. And now he won’t?


On-again, off-again debate is off again

A few days after Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ campaign said she couldn’t fit a televised debate into her schedule, the Republican incumbent shifted course Friday and offered to debate her …


McMorris Rodgers, Romeyn debate possible

Three days after turning down a televised debate for “scheduling constraints,” U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ campaign staff is asking if forum could take place.


McMorris Rodgers turns down debates

For the first time in decades, there will be no debate or face-to-face forum for Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District race because the incumbent is refusing to participate. U.S. Rep. …


Editorial: McMorris Rodgers capable of tough job

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers would like a fourth term in Congress, and Democrats in the 5th District aren’t putting up much resistance. They threw their support behind little-known candidate …


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.


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, …