Republican and former 5th District Representative George Nethercutt Jr. in commenting on the race says its going to likely be one of the closest and most competitive races McMorris Rodgers has had in the seven terms she's served.
It's only May — there are still six months of campaigning to go — and yet Lisa Brown has already accomplished something that eluded previous challengers who tried to unseat Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers: actual hope, backed by polling, that she stands a chance of knocking off the highest-ranking Republican woman in Congress.
As part of ongoing coverage of the hotly contested congressional race, The Spokesman-Review asked the four candidates questions on recent foreign policy issues and prepared their answers so voters can easily compare and contrast them.
Stevens County residents shared concerns and asked questions of congressional candidate Lisa Brown last Monday evening during a town hall event in Colville. Brown is running for House Representative for Washington's 5th District against incumbent Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
Lisa Brown, Democratic candidate for the Washington Fifth Congre-ssional District, urged the roughly 250 audience members at the 2018 North Idaho Democracy Dinner to reject division in favor of cooperation in her keynote address.
The expanding universe of competitive House races includes eastern Washington’s 5th District, where Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the highest-ranking Republican woman in the House, is opposed by Democrat Lisa Brown, a former state Senate majority leader and the first Democratic woman to serve in that position.
These last few weeks Congress has been debating a renewal of the Farm Bill. You may not know about it, but literally everyone who eats has a stake in its outcome, and it has profound impacts on farmers like my husband and me.
While Democrats came up short in last Tuesday's Arizona special election -- losing by fewer than five points in a district Donald Trump carried by 21 points -- the results offer yet another sign the party still holds the energy edge heading into November's midterm election.
The first thing Lisa Brown did was listen. Before she even took any questions at her community forum Saturday in Clarkston, the former state legislator gave the 40 or so people in the audience an opportunity to make statements. It was, she said, their chance tell her what's most important in Washington's 5th Congressional District.