McMorris Rodgers

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UPDATE, Oct. 6, 2017: The Public Disclosure Commission responded to the complaint today and determined they do not have jurisdiction.

"We have notified (Lisa Brown) and the Washington State Republican Party, which was the complainant in this case, that we don’t have jurisdiction," PDC spokesperson Kim Bradford told Northwest Public Radio today. "We have referred them to the Executive Ethics Board, which does have jurisdiction over allegations of misuse of public facilities for state agencies and employees."

Eastern Washington’s Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is the most powerful Republican woman in the U.S. House of Representatives. And now, she’s speaking out against President Donald Trump’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals—or DACA.

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Former Washington state Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown is running for congress.


Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers hosted her first town hall of the year Thursday night in Spokane.

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The healthcare bill revealed by Senate Republicans today would limit Medicaid spending, among other things. That's one reason Washington's insurance chief is calling the measure "very problematic".

McMorris Rodgers Skips, Takes Heat in Spokane Town Hall

May 10, 2017
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Congress is in recess and that means town hall meetings back in the district. The progressive group Fuse Washington held what it billed as a “health care town hall” at the Unitarian Universalist Church. Republican Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers was invited but declined to attend.

Washington's Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has weighed in on the Trump administration’s executive order that bans immigrants and refugees from entering the U.S..



President-elect Donald Trump has apparently passed over Cathy McMorris Rodgers as his pick for Interior Secretary. The Washington state congresswoman posted a vague statement on her Facebook page Tuesday afternoon.

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President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name two people from eastern Washington to his cabinet. The two are odd ducks in the Trump leadership team — and not just because of where they're from.