Stories tagged: lisa brown
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown both say Trump correct in reversing family separation policy
But the candidates disagreed on the next steps in Congress, with the House of Representatives set to vote on a pair of bills Thursday that have been forwarded by Republicans. …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 6 a.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown both call for end to immigrant family separation policy
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said she was working to bring legislation to the House of Representatives’ floor that would address both the detention issue and other immigration reforms. Her Democratic …
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Net neutrality protest draws two dozen to McMorris Rodgers’ office
Protesters urged Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers to change her stance to repeal net neutrality rules.
Sun., June 17, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown both highlight their roles as working moms in early ads
This week saw Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown trade early campaign advertisements touching on each woman’s motherly bona fides.
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
Sandy Hook group gives award to Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown calls for more action on gun violence
The group Sandy Hook Promise awarded the congresswoman for her work pushing legislation that authorized federal money for school training programs and measures like metal detectors to address school shootings. …
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers: DOJ wrong not to defend pre-existing condition measures in Affordable Care Act
The congresswoman, who has maintained a tepid alliance with the Trump administration, on Wednesday spoke out against its plan not to defend portions of the health care law set up …
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 10:49 p.m.
Lisa Brown releases first TV ad in bid to unseat Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Lisa Brown’s first TV spot focuses on the former state legislator’s experience in Olympia in 1993, when the chief clerk of the House of Representatives told her she couldn’t bring …
Thu., May 31, 2018
McMorris Rodgers tells local officials House-passed prison reform bill ‘a step’ to address overcrowding
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers told a roundtable of local officials Wednesday that a federal prison reform bill passed by Congress last week was “an idea whose time has come.”
Sat., May 26, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
House hopefuls draw on Trump’s refusal to reveal tax returns
President Donald Trump’s unwillingness to release his tax returns is helping renew a debate on whether the practice should be expected of elected federal office holders ahead of this year’s …
Sat., May 26, 2018, 6 a.m.
McMorris Rodgers, Brown and other congressional candidates clash on foreign policy
Congressional candidates to represent Eastern Washington have major disagreements on some foreign policy questions.
Sat., May 19, 2018
U.S. Senate primary: Cantwell and 29 challengers
U.S. Senate race draws a near record number of candidates and Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District race grows to five on final day of filing week.
Thu., May 17, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
Saulibio joins race against McMorris Rodgers
Colbert businessman joins Eastern Washington’s congressional race.
UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
McMorris Rodgers launches ad campaign in congressional re-election bid
Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers hits the airwaves and other media with campaign ads six months ahead of the general election in which she faces Democratic challenger Lisa Brown.
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Bloomsday 2018: Coverage of the race
With a blare of sirens and the crack of a starting gun, Bloomsday 2018 sped away under clear, sunny skies, wheelchair racers leading the pack.
Sun., May 6, 2018
Spin Control: MSNBC discovers the McMorris Rodgers/Brown race
When national reporters parachute in, some things are going to sound strange.
Sun., April 29, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Brown says she wants to hear concerns of voters in congressional campaign stop
Before she even took any questions at her community forum Saturday in Clarkston, Lisa Brown gave the 40 or so people in the audience an opportunity to make statements.
UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
New Eastern Washington poll continues to show tight race between McMorris Rodgers, Brown
The poll of 689 voters in Eastern Washington shows a three-point contest between Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown approaching the six-month mark before the November elections. The poll …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
Lisa Brown, Maria Cantwell and Heather Foley among speakers at local Democratic fundraiser April 27
Celebrating “The Year of the Woman,” local Democrats will hold their annual fundraiser at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley on April 27 beginning at 5 p.m.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
Brown releases joint tax return showing $320K in income, more than $69K in taxes
A tale of the 1040s: Democratic challenger Lisa Brown and her husband paid more taxes on higher income than Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her husband.
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers releases tax return for ‘transparency,’ Brown says she will too
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers releases her 2017 tax returns, calling it an exercise in transparency and trust. After initially declining, Democratic challenger Lisa Brown says Tuesday evening she will release …
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
Money pouring into race between Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown
The congresswoman once again posted a higher fundraising total for the first three months of 2018 than her Democratic rival, but the Democrat is continuing to surge. Federal Election Commission …
Fri., April 13, 2018, 5 a.m.
Democratic wave may not wash many Republicans out of office
Democrats may have an advantage with voters heading into the fall elections, but it may not cost many Republicans their jobs.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 7:31 a.m.
Eastern Washington poll shows nearly 2-to-1 support for higher age limit for buying semi-automatic rifles
Eastern Washington voters overwhelmingly favor raising the age limit for buying a semi-automatic rifle but are evenly split on whether they think Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act, a …
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Congressional candidate plans shooting event; underdog Senate challengers speak in Spokane
“Come on out, bring your firearms and your family and let’s talk of freedom and have a blast shooting some targets,” Jered Bonneau wrote in Facebook promotion for his “Shooting …
Thu., April 12, 2018
Lisa Brown calls results of close poll with Cathy McMorris Rodgers ‘nothing but good news’
Down six points to the incumbent Republican, Democratic challenger Lisa Brown said she was encouraged by the results of a poll of likely Eastern Washington voters, particularly Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Poll suggests bruising race for Congress between Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown
With Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District split over the job President Donald Trump and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers are doing, her 2018 race against Democrat Lisa Brown could be close …
Wed., April 11, 2018, 6 a.m.
What they said: Poll respondents weigh in on McMorris Rodgers, Brown and Trump
President Donald Trump looms large in the minds of likely Eastern Washington voters choosing between U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and challenger Lisa Brown, according to interviews conducted with poll …
Wed., April 11, 2018, 2 a.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers campaign reports record-breaking fundraising to start 2018
The congresswoman is trading fundraising boasts with Democratic challenger Lisa Brown. Ahead of final filings, the Republican congresswoman reported raising more than $800,000 for her re-election during the first three …
Sat., March 31, 2018, 6 a.m.
Soon-to-be voters sit down with McMorris Rodgers
Spokane Valley residents had several questions on budget reform, tariffs and health care for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Friday afternoon during a town hall event.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 9:47 p.m.
Lisa Brown reports raising $1 million; Cathy McMorris Rodgers draws big crowd
Both women vying to represent Eastern Washington in Congress touted their campaigns’ enthusiasm this week, with Lisa Brown crossing a fundraising threshold only two of her Democratic predecessors have matched …