Stories tagged: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
Knezovich, Stuckart, Baumgartner, Shea announce runs for McMorris Rodgers’ seat
The news that an appointment as interior secretary is imminent for Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers prompted City Council President Ben Stuckart to declare his candidacy for her vacant seat …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 7:43 a.m.
McMorris Rodgers expected to be Trump’s pick for Interior secretary; local politicians say they’ll run for seat
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is expected to be named interior secretary by President-elect Donald Trump,
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 6:11 p.m.
VA may be ordered to take online appointments
Veterans could make VA medical appointments online under a bill moving through Congress.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 5:03 p.m.
How Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers would be replaced if she joins Trump cabinet depends on timing
The length of time Eastern Washington’s congressional seat would remain empty if Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers takes a job in the Trump administration depends on several things.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 6:17 p.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers may be up for interior post in Trump’s cabinet
Reports say Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is being considered as the next Interior Secretary by President-Elect Donald Trump.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers mum on possibility of Trump cabinet position
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is not answering questions about her discussions with president-elect Donald Trump regarding a potential cabinet position, instead praising him as “a man of action” in public …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016, 8:05 p.m.
Pence says Trump will be able to keep business separate
As President-elect Donald Trump continued the work of forming his new administration Sunday, aides continued to struggle with some of the baggage he carries with him – especially how to …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016, 5 p.m.
With I-735, Washington voters called for campaign reform, but Republicans in Congress unlikely to take action
Although I-735 passed, a constitutional amendment to control campaign contributions and spending isn’t right around the corner.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
GOP nominates Paul Ryan for House speaker
Paul Ryan unanimously won the nomination of his House Republican colleagues Tuesday to continue as speaker and serve as the chief legislative partner to President-elect Donald Trump.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 2:57 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers sets sights on House leadership, praises Trump’s call for unity
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will again seek appointment by her peers as chair of the House Republican Conference, a position that has been used by GOP lawmakers to catapult to …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 8:27 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers, Murray both earn return trips to Congress
Cathy McMorris Rodgers will serve a sixth term in the House of Representatives, once again defeating Joe Pakootas to return to the Congressional seat she’s held since 2005. Patty Murray …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 3:22 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Chris Vance maintains his courage in bucking Trump, while Mike Crapo waffles
Time to redraw and rename the Crapo Line, after the guy who really deserved it all along: Chris Vance.
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 4 a.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers tepidly allies with Trump, touts policies in Congressional race against Joe Pakootas
Joe Pakootas, the Democratic challenger looking to unseat Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in her seventh run for Congress, is trying to tie her to Donald Trump in an attempt to …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
Under Eastern Washington runs a fault line that has jolted U.S. politics
Fly over Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District and you might need a geologist’s eye to sense the fire and ice that marked this land of picturesque small towns and gently …
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 6:39 p.m.
Crapo calls on Trump to quit race, McMorris Rodgers still supports nominee
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who has been critical of Donald Trump’s statements about women, continued that criticism Friday after audio was released by The Washington Post of the Republican nominee …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers, Pakootas talk Trump, veterans’ health care and guns in televised debate
Cathy McMorris Rodgers defended her record of supporting veterans as a member of the House of Representatives against claims by Joe Pakootas she was “privatizing” the military’s health care, while …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 4:48 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Across country, Republicans turning to McMorris Rodgers to raise millions of dollars
McMorris Rodgers has raised $8.6 million in this election cycle, and passed on $3.2 million for fellow House members and candidates.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 4 a.m.
McMorris Rodgers’ lower primary numbers may reflect voter frustration
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Tuesday had her lowest showing in a primary since 2004, her first Congressional contest. Republicans remain confident she can keep her seat against Joe Pakootas, …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 8:27 p.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Joe Pakootas advance in race for Congress
The race for Congress in November will be a repeat of 2014. Incumbent Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers easily topped five challengers in Tuesday’s primary. Democrat Joe Pakootas appears headed to …
Sat., July 16, 2016
McMorris Rodgers, Wilson in 5th District
We support Dave Wilson’s ideas, but we’re also realists. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is in a strong leadership position and can help the district on issues such as protecting Fairchild Air …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 4:24 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers will skip Republican National Convention
Spokane congresswoman is not attending Republican National Convention, will campaign in Eastern Washington instead.
Sun., July 10, 2016, 4 a.m.
Third-party field hopes to seize on voter discontent in race against McMorris Rodgers for 5th District seat
Four of the faces in the race for Washington’s 5th Congressional District seat are familiar, one is new. Those hoping to unseat Cathy McMorris Rodgers say they believe voter discontent …
Thu., July 7, 2016, 10:05 a.m.
In meeting hosted by Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Trump offers assurances to GOP rank-and-file in Congress
WASHINGTON – Donald Trump tried to assure skittish GOP lawmakers Thursday that they all share the same Republican Party goals, but his first appearance before the rank-and-file failed to soothe …
Fri., July 1, 2016, 4:54 p.m.
Local firefighters, forest officials tout wildfire preparedness but say more funding needed
At a roundtable discussion in Spokane on Friday, firefighting officials told Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers they’ve made great strides in preparing for this summer’s wildfire season, but more Congressional action …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
Fairchild a finalist once again to house new refueling tankers
The Spokane military installation was turned down in 2013 to bed down the KC-46A Pegasus in favor of a Kansas base closer to where the new jets were manufactured. A …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 9:10 a.m.
McMorris Rodgers says she voted for Trump
Republican congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers says she voted for Donald Trump in Washington’s presidential primary.
Sun., May 15, 2016, 4 a.m.
Washington candidates make it official this week
Candidates for federal state, legislative and county races have until Friday to file for office.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 6:05 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers hesitant on Trump; Senate challenger Vance says no way
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said she has some questions for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump before she can support him. But Chris Vance, the likely Republican challenger to Democratic …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 6:26 p.m.
Fairchild’s fight for next new Air Force tanker gets tougher
The competition to be the next home to the new air-refueling tanker got significantly stiffer this year and supporters of Fairchild Air Force Base are concerned the rules were changed …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 5 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers’ Glamour op-ed contradicts voting record on equal pay
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers penned an opinion piece this week for Glamour magazine outlining ways lawmakers could push for gender equality in pay. But the fourth-ranking Republican in the House …