Stories tagged: lisa brown
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
Lisa Brown named director of the state Department of Commerce.
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Here are five major news stories that made a splash – in some cases immediately, in others over weeks and months – this past year in and around Spokane.
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
Despite near-record turnout for the midterm, tens of thousands of Spokane County voters didn’t vote and that has implications for future elections.
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 5 a.m.
The one bright spot for Lisa Brown in a decisive defeat by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Tuesday was the City of Spokane, where she earned a double-digit victory. Still, …
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018
It wasn’t a wave, it was the tide. The regular, recurrent tide.
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 5 a.m.
Analysis: Why ‘a real race’ in Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown contest offered familiar November result
Democrats said they couldn’t match the fervor from energized Republicans in Eastern Washington that led to a comfortable GOP win in the district, despite rumors of a “blue wave.” Republicans …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 11:18 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown have been battling unofficially for more than a year in one of several contests nationwide that Democrats hope will shift control of Congress.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 7 p.m.
Podcast: S-R’s politics team on Brown vs. McMorris Rodgers, French vs. Anthony and much more; Congressional battle winding down
Final votes will be cast Tuesday as Democrats hope a blue wave will switch leadership in the House of Representatives and Republicans hope to continue the momentum they built with …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Further Review: A lighthearted look at Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown stances on food, coffee and pop culture
We’ve asked them about guns, immigration, health care and the national debt. Now Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown tell us how they feel about the best sauce to …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 7 a.m.
Further Review: A deeper look at the finances behind the Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown race
Fifth Congressional District Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and challenger Lisa Brown have raised more than $10.5 million and spent nearly all of it in what has become the most expensive …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018
The candidates trained their focus on voters likely already in their column ahead of Election Day over the past several weeks, with the congresswoman touring rural communities in an RV …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 7:03 p.m.
We’ve spent months writing about the issues, examining the ads and interviewing the candidates on your ballot for Tuesday’s election.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
Theft and defacement of campaign signs may be at an all-time high in the 5th Congressional District.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 7:08 a.m.
Trump effect? Supporters of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown weigh in on president’s role in midterm contest
The party of the president rarely performs well in its first midterm after the election. With Republicans running behind President Donald Trump, supporters of both Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 7:24 p.m.
The president tweeted his support Monday night, part of a series of endorsements for eight GOP lawmakers in the run-up to the first midterm of Trump’s administration.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 4:15 a.m.
Here are Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ recent bills that became law and her votes on high-profile legislation
The fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives is touting a historically proficient record in this Congress, pointing to six legislative actions she’s worked to get signed into law at …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 12:47 p.m.
Lisa Brown joined the Washington Legislature in 1993 and rose to the highest level of power in the state Senate. Many of her legislative accomplishments came as the leader of …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
At the fourth and final debate between Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her Democratic opponent, Lisa Brown, two different descriptions of 2018 emerged.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
It’s the final public debate between the two candidates for Eastern Washington’s seat in Congress. Those wishing to watch in Spokane will need to find a computer with Internet access, …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 4:45 a.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers voted for a narrowly unsuccessful Republican plan to overhaul the nation’s health care system. She says it was in an effort to give states and patients …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 12:20 p.m.
Taking the stage for the second time in less than 24 hours, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown met in a public debate Thursday hosted by Spokane Rotary 21. …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown spar on taxes, economy and health care in second Congressional debate
The two candidates took the stage for the second time in the closely watched contest Wednesday night at the Fox Theater in downtown Spokane, in a debate focused on the …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018
A televised debate will air Wednesday night live from the Fox Theater in downtown Spokane beginning at 7 p.m. on KXLY-TV. A second debate will take place the following afternoon …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 9:51 a.m.
Democrat Lisa Brown reported taking in $2.2 million in a feverish two months of campaigning following her second-place finish in August’s blanket primary. Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers added $1.4 million …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
Former Washington poet laureate Tod Marshall wanted to know where Eastern Washington’s two congressional candidates stood on issues surrounding arts and the humanities. So he asked them.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Ad watch: Nicaraguan visits 30 years ago continue to fuel misleading ads against Congress challenger Lisa Brown
Radio ads tie Brown to the Sandinistas, a group that seized power in the Central American country in 1979. They draw from a 1990 article written about Brown’s time in …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
Former Washington poet laureate Tod Marshall cast a wide net in seeking comment about the importance of arts and humanities in politics and governance. Here is what people had to …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
Let’s talk about the elephant in the room. Congress and the president have blown up the national deficit in a series of spending bills and tax cuts that no credible …
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018
The state’s director of elections says their agency is watching the county to ensure compliance with state laws, which don’t require specific documentation proving residency, just a sworn statement. A …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
Supporters say it’s a combination of academic accolades and political bona fides that make Lisa Brown the right candidate at the right time to put Eastern Washington back in the …