Stories tagged: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
Following on the heels of Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearings into allegations of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, local legislators were prompt in offering their own reactions.
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers protests too much about claims she would vote for Social Security and Medicare cuts. Not only is it utterly credible to believe she might vote for …
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 5:15 p.m.
Analysis: ‘Dark money’ claims in McMorris Rodgers, Brown debate oversimplify complicated campaign finance laws
The candidates both claimed the other was benefitting from campaign contributions that aren’t traceable. The issue has become heated in a race that has attracted outside attention from leadership groups …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Mike Pence stump speech for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers tentatively scheduled for early October in Spokane
The list of top Republicans coming to Spokane to stump for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers this fall will include Vice President Mike Pence.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 11:26 a.m.
In their first public debate, U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Democratic challenger Lisa Brown lobbed criticism on numerous issues, including health care, tax reform, gun control, the farm bill, …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 6:42 a.m.
Spokane veterans medical center stops media tour with Cathy McMorris Rodgers to avoid violating federal election law
An attempted media tour to accompany U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers through the new urgent care clinic at the VA Mann-Grandstaff Medical Center on Tuesday was halted by VA leadership …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018
The event, co-hosted by The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages forum and KHQ-TV, will air live on local broadcast television from the Bing Crosby Theater in downtown Spokane. It’ll be the first …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, challenger Lisa Brown differ on what to do about the Social Security system.
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018
The increasing cost of higher education and debt burden our students face upon graduation is a growing threat to economic prosperity and success.
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018
Sign wars have been fierce in the 5th Congressional District campaign. Both sides are suspicious of an organized effort behind the thefts.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
Ad watch: Ephrata group targets McMorris Rodgers, Newhouse with questionable claims about taxes, veterans
A political action committee from Ephrata, targeting Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Dan Newhouse, is making some overly simplistic claims about legislation the Republican members of Congress have supported regarding …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018
Younger votes tend to sway Democratic, but they’re also the demographic less likely to fill out a ballot by Election Day. Can Lisa Brown and her supporters find enough votes …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 9:06 p.m.
“We were all saddened to see the recent death of a newborn baby whale off the coast of Washington,” said Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., on Monday. “However, the four lower …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 10:54 p.m.
The document, written in 1986 in furtherance of a Ph.D. at the University of Colorado, was published online in its entirety by the Washington Examiner on Thursday morning. Brown declined …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers urges Twitter to do a better job of removing offensive tweets to restore the public’s trust.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
Where they stand: Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown give stances on marijuana, opioid addiction treatment and drugs
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has softened her stance somewhat on the legalization of marijuana, six years after Washington state voters approved the creation of a recreational market for the drug. …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown have agreed to four debates that don’t include Gonzaga/League of Women Voters event
The four debates are more than the congresswoman has agreed to in past campaigns to hold her seat. But three of those confirmed are occuring at venues and with groups …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 12:21 a.m.
Where they stand: Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown on abortion, Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood
A vacancy on the closely divided U.S. Supreme Court has renewed talks about the long-standing court decision that ensured the availability of abortion in the United States. The congresswoman and …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
In a stump speech for the longtime Republican congresswoman, Kellyanne Conway kept her comments local and said that the GOP had a clear advantage in the district, just as it …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 11:19 p.m.
Democratic congressional candidate Lisa Brown made the case for her candidacy to an audience of about 300 potential voters Thursday night at the Spokane Valley Event Center, listening to audience …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
A year removed from one of the most raucous town halls in her recent congressional career, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers faced a relatively calm – and sparse – gathering Thursday …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018
One of President Donald Trump’s top surrogates is scheduled to stump for the congresswoman Friday at a campaign fundraiser.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers touts tax reform, Inland Northwest economic growth in speech at Greater Spokane Inc.
In a speech to business interests and nonprofit representatives Wednesday, the congresswoman was joined by members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to tout the tax reform bill as a …
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
Paul Manafort conviction, Michael Cohen guilty pleas show “growing cloud of corruption” around President Donald Trump, Sen. Patty Murray says.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
The event will compete with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ annual town hall, which is scheduled to begin a little bit later Thursday evening in downtown Spokane. Brown’s event will not …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 7:15 p.m.
Tickets for the event at the Spokane Convention Center have sold out, but the congresswoman’s office said room may still be available.
Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, 5 a.m.
Free tickets for the first televised candidate forum featuring the candidates vying to represent Eastern Washington in Congress will be given away on Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
Analysis: Late ballots swing to Cathy McMorris Rodgers throughout district, Spokane County in race against Lisa Brown
A lead of 600 votes on election night has blossomed to nearly 7,000 district-wide for the congresswoman, who has once again proved the adage correct that Republicans vote later than …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 10 p.m.
The ad charges that Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers hasn’t stood up to the Trump administration on the divisive “zero tolerance” policy that has led to children being separated from their …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers: With a stronger military and increased support for our veterans, people in Eastern Washington are Better Off Now
Two years ago, I made a promise alongside House Republicans to provide a better way for America’s future by focusing on pro-growth policies like tax cuts and regulatory relief to …