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Dave Wilson hopes for 5th District victory

Spokane businessman Dave Wilson has at least two lofty goals in his run as an independent for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ seat in the House of Representatives. A triumph in …

McMorris Rodgers says ACA likely to stay

With the news this week that more than 600,000 Washington residents have acquired new health care plans through the state exchange, U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said it’s unlikely the …

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers launches re-election campaign

Cathy McMorris Rodgers made her re-election campaign official Monday, announcing she’ll seek a sixth term in the House of Representatives. The announcement is a formality as the Spokane-area Republican has …

McMorris Rodgers raises 12 times the money as her foe

WASHINGTON – Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has raised about 12 times as much money as her Democratic challenger in the first three months of this year, reports filed with the …

Joe Pakootas, Colville Tribe CEO, starts run for U.S. House

As a member of Congress gains stature in Washington, D.C., opponents often have more trouble defeating them in elections back home. Eastern Washington Democrats are hoping the reverse is true …

Sovereignty can leave non-tribal members in legal limbo

Eighty-year-old Dorothy Tollett gambled so often at the Coeur d’Alene Casino that she received a free room in 2007. But on that final visit, before the retired nurse’s aide placed …