Stories tagged: town hall
SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017, 6:36 A.M.
GOP plan for chaotic town halls: Avoid them
Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s town hall last week marked a high point for the progressive “resistance,” with voters flooding a Utah high school gym, demanding answers on the GOP’s agenda, and …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 10:14 A.M.
18,000 call in to Illinois GOP congressman’s phone town hall
About 18,000 callers participated in a telephone town hall hosted by U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, a suburban Chicago Republican who has been criticized for canceling smaller in-person meetings and declining …
SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017, 8:05 A.M.
Angry voters flood town halls of GOP lawmakers
The voter identified himself as a cancer survivor, and he had something to say to Republican Rep. Justin Amash: “I am scared to death that I will not have health …
SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 2016, 6:47 P.M.
Chelsea Clinton makes campaign stop in Seattle
Chelsea Clinton returned to Seattle to urge Washingtonians to support Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 12, 2015
McMorris Rodgers, at town hall, says Planned Parenthood investigation needed
The embattled Planned Parenthood organization should answer questions prompted by videos discussing sales of fetal tissue, or face defunding, U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers told a crowd assembled for her …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 13, 2014
Local veterans air complaints about VA procedures
Several veterans who attended a town hall meeting Friday evening at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center praised the care they had been given, but in the next breath spoke of problems …
TUESDAY, AUG. 19, 2014
McMorris Rodgers’ town hall draws both supporters, critics
An August town hall had a very November feel Monday as U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers addressed a crowd that included her election opponent and struck an optimistic tone on …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 28, 2013
Vestal: The homeless talk, Rep. Kevin Parker listens
It was technically a political town hall meeting – constituents and a politician, questions and answers. But apart from that, it was nothing at all like a political town hall, …
THURSDAY, AUG. 22, 2013
McMorris Rodgers faces impassioned crowd
The crowd of about 400 who packed the Lincoln Center on Wednesday night as Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers held a town hall meeting at times resembled the partisan Congress the …
FRIDAY, AUG. 16, 2013
Cathy’s ‘effective’ at sticking to the plan
Cathy McMorris Rodgers – as you may not know if you’re not Eric Cantor – is back in Eastern Washington, having an “effective August recess.” Most of you wouldn’t really …
MONDAY, OCT. 12, 2009, 9:31 A.M.
McMorris Rodgers hosting town hall meeting tonight
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will hold a town hall meeting on seniors’ issues Monday afternoon in the Spokane Valley.
TUESDAY, AUG. 25, 2009, 9:53 A.M.
Minnick hosting town hall forum tonight on health care
Freshman Congressman Walt Minnick, of Idaho’s 1st District, will jump into the health care fray tonight with a town hall forum.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 12, 2009, 8:09 P.M.
Town hall crowd keeps it respectful in Colville
COLVILLE, Wash. – Some Eastern Washington residents at a pair of town hall meetings Wednesday said they don’t trust the government to run their health care in the future. Others …