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STATEMENT: Farm Bill Proposed by Congressional Leaders is Inadequate

Lisa Brown Campaign     Thursday, April 19, 2018

Congressional Republicans, having created historically large national deficits with the recent tax and spending bills, are now using the Farm Bill to kick off ‘entitlement reform’ in federal food programs that almost 1 in 5 families in eastern Washington depend on.

Shawn Vestal: McMorris Rodgers has troubles with the truth on pre-existing conditions

The Spokesman-Review     Wednesday, April 18, 2018

If it’s April, it must be time for Cathy McMorris Rodgers to start telling whoppers about health care. A year ago at this time, McMorris Rodgers tied herself in knots trying to justify her vote for the American Health Care Act, the failed effort to replace Obamacare. Just a few months before that vote, after all, she had co-sponsored legislation that would have prohibited something that the AHCA would allow: charging sick people more for insurance.

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Top Republican woman in the House at risk in 2018 re-election bid

ABC News     Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, fourth-ranking in leadership and highest-ranking Republican woman in the House, is facing one of the toughest re-election challenges of her career as Democrats fight to retake control of the lower chamber.

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Lisa Brown Campaign Reports Strong Fundraising Quarter; Vast Majority of Contributions from Individual Washington Donors

Lisa Brown Campaign     Monday, April 16, 2018

Washington 5th Congressional District candidate Lisa Brown reported strong fundraising numbers for the first quarter of 2018, showing growing grassroots momentum for her campaign to replace 14-year incumbent Cathy McMorris Rodgers.

Top Republican Woman in Congress in Tough Midterm Fight

The Wall Street Journal     Sunday, April 15, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan might not be the only member of the House GOP leadership not returning to Washington next year. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the No. 4 Republican in the House and the highest-ranking GOP woman, is locked in an unexpectedly competitive race this year in her eastern Washington-state district.

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New Elway Poll Shows Close Race for 5th District, Affirms that Voters Are Ready for Change

Lisa Brown Campaign     Wednesday, April 11, 2018

New polling from Stuart Elway released this morning shows a close race for the 5th Congressional District seat between incumbent Cathy McMorris Rodgers and challenger Lisa Brown.

House GOP Star Among Republicans Facing Unexpected Challenge

Associated Press     Monday, March 5, 2018

Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers has steadily risen in leadership roles in the U.S. House while easily winning seven elections in conservative eastern Washington state, but now she has a challenger.

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AR-15 auction removed from fundraiser with McMorris Rodgers

Politico     Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Organizers of a fundraiser featuring Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) reversed course and pulled their plan to auction off an AR-15 rifle — the style of weapon used to kill 17 in last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida — shortly after a POLITICO report on the event on Tuesday.

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National Democrats boost Spokane’s Lisa Brown in bid to unseat Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

The Seattle Times     Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Former state Sen. Lisa Brown is getting a shot of confidence from national Democrats in her bid to upset seven-term incumbent Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District.
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Democratic poll lauded by Lisa Brown; Cathy McMorris Rodgers team skeptical

The Spokesman-Review     Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The poll, conducted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, found the congresswoman held a 4-percentage point edge over Brown among Eastern Washington residents likely to vote in November’s election. That’s within the poll’s margin of error, and had Brown claiming the gap was narrowing on social media.

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