Stories tagged: lisa brown
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
Vice President Mike Pence called U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers “one of the most important voices in Washington, D.C.” during a campaign luncheon for the Republican congresswoman Tuesday afternoon at …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
It was Vice President Mike Pence who visited Spokane on Tuesday. But the focus of protesters outside his campaign fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was his boss.
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 4 a.m.
The largest piece of legislation passed by this Congress was last year’s federal tax bill, which made sweeping changes to both individual and corporate filers. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers says …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 11:26 p.m.
The vice president, a former colleague of McMorris Rodgers in the U.S. House of Representatives, will speak at an afternoon fundraiser at the Spokane Convention Center. Tickets to the event …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 3:36 p.m.
Lisa Brown, D, is a former WSU Spokane chancellor and former Washington state Senate majority leader.
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, …
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
What does it say about our nation’s priorities when we make it easier to refinance a car loan than a student loan? Hard to believe, but it is true. I …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, challenger Lisa Brown differ on what to do about the Social Security system.
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.
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said the role of the federal government is to increase choice and competitiveness in the U.S. health care market, while Democrat Lisa Brown urged a push …
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: 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 …
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. …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
As a member of Congress, among my highest priorities would be reforms that strengthen secure the integrity of our elections and democratic institutions.
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 …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018
One of President Donald Trump’s top surrogates is scheduled to stump for the congresswoman Friday at a campaign fundraiser.
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 9:56 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers lengthened her lead over Democrat Lisa Brown Friday as the ballot count continued in Washington’s 5th Congressional District primary.