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Friday | The Hill

Lawmakers: ALS patients hurt by new Medicare policies

More than 200 lawmakers are asking Medicare to explain policy changes they argue are hurting patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. In a letter Friday, the bipartisan, bicameral group said patients who are neurologically impaired must have full access to advanced technology like speech generating and eye tracking devices.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Tierney, Democrat, Representative Erik Paulsen, Susan Collins, US Senate

Thu Sep 11, 2014

National Journal

McMorris Rodgers to Young Women: Be Risk Takers

When the 113th Congress convened last January, Sen. Amy Klobuchar found a clear sign of progress in an unlikely place: There was "a traffic jam in the women senators' bathroom." Women now hold 99 of the 535 voting seats in Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris

The Washington Post

In male-dominated Congress, ita s male-dominated committee hearings

Obama administration technology officials, from left, David Powner, Henry Chao, Frank Baitman, Todd Park, and Steve VanRoekel testify on Capitol Hill about "Obamacare" implementation. Congress's demographics do not mirror America's.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Candice Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris

Wed Sep 10, 2014

World Magazine

Obama outlines his ISIS strategy

President Barack Obama announced the United States would lead a "broad coalition" in a "steady, relentless effort" to eradicate the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-known as ISIS or ISIL. Obama's remarks came during a prime-time address Wednesday night, two weeks after he made much-criticized comments saying he had no strategy to defeat the terrorist organization.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Terrorism, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

US News & World Report

Sen. Amy Klobuchar Is Not a Helicopter Mom

You're can't be everywhere all the time if you're going to run for public office, Sen. Amy Klobuchar says. There's one thing that Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., made abundantly clear as she addressed a predominantly female audience Wednesday in Washington and discussed work-life balance: Her congressional kid says the darndest things.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Washington, Washington Government, Family, Parenting

US News & World Report

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Worries Gillibrand Only 'Telling Half the Story'

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., recently rattled Washington with tales of male colleagues on Capitol Hill calling her "porky," "chubby," and saying, "You're even pretty when you're fat," when she was actually eight months pregnant. Several Republicans and "Morning Joe" host Mika Brzezinski have suggested Gillibrand "name names" to give the stories, which Gillibrand detailed in interviews and in her book "Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World," which came out Tuesday, more oomph.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Washington, DC, Amy Klobuchar

Triple Pundit

Google, Ford Among Companies Accused of Climate Change Hypocrisy

Companies including Google, UPS , Ford Motor Co., Microsoft and eBay have long positioned themselves as leaders in the fight against climate change - their work, in fact, has been regularly featured here in Triple Pundit by many of our writers, including me. But Forecast the Facts , a project of the Citizen Engagement Laboratory , has issued a scathing report on what it describes as their funding of "climate change deniers."

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Related Topix: US Politics, James Inhofe, US News, US Senate, Republican, Oklahoma, US House of Representatives

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Daily Kos

Midday open thread: Trump-founded casinos going down, WHO budget cuts hurt Ebola fight

Tuesday brings us our last primary night of the cycle, with key races in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Rhode Island. There's a lot to watch, including how well New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his hand-picked choice for lieutenant governor, Kathy Hochul, fare in their respective primaries against more liberal opponents.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Celebrities, Donald Trump, Chris Christie

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Seattle Times

Former aide for Cathy McMorris Rodgers breaks silence on ethics case

The former spokesman for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers who filed an ethics complaint against her last year broke his silence Monday, alleging the Spokane Republican retaliated against him and claiming her staff may have lied to investigators. In a four-page email sent to The Seattle Times and other media outlets, Todd Winer said he was interviewed by the House Ethics Committee as recently as last week.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Raul Labrador

Thu Sep 04, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Cathy McMorris Rodgers introduces new Military Outreach Liaison

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers released a statement Thursday announcing retired Air Force service member and longtime veterans advocate John Davis as her new Veterans and Military Outreach Liaison. "I am both humbled and honored to welcome John Davis to my team.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Military, Fairchild Air Force Base, US Air Force, John Davis, Country, Fairchild AFB, WA

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Export-Import Bank: Short term extension but business plans long term

The U.S. Export-Import Bank's loan guarantees have been a vital tool in Boeing's overseas sale of its passenger jets, and has allowed Boeing to compete with Airbus. House Republican leaders in Washington, D.C., appear ready to punt on the business-sensitive issue of renewing the U.S. Export-Import Bank, keeping the vital export tool alive through the November election and early into 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Jeb Hensarling, Eric Cantor, John Boehner

FishBowl

National Journal to Host Through the Ceiling: Empowering Women in 2014 and Beyond

National Journal has announced its third annual Women in Washington event - Through the Ceiling: Empowering Women in 2014 and Beyond - with keynotes from Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Kaplan, Education

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Daily Herald

Pregnancy rare for member of Congress

U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth's pregnancy is a rarity in Congress as the Hoffman Estates Democrat is set to become only the 10th sitting federal lawmaker in history to give birth.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, Hoffman Estates, IL, Republican, Cathy McMorris

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi sounds desperate despite Rep. ...

Fear and exaggeration are the mother's milk of politicians' appeals for money, and rarely has the tactic been better displayed than in an e-mail blast sent out Wednesday by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on behalf of U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Republican, Cathy McMorris

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

GOP poll: Women 'barely receptive' to Republican policies

Two powerful, male-led Republican "SuperPACs" commissioned a major poll on what women think of the party and its candidates, and were rewarded with dismal results.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Karl Rove, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat

Politico

Exclusive: GOP poll of women: Party 'stuck in past'

A detailed report commissioned by two major Republican groups - including one backed by Karl Rove - paints a dismal picture for Republicans, concluding female voters view the party as "intolerant," "lacking in compassion" and "stuck in the past."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Eric Cantor, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Mitt Romney

The Hill

Boehner raising cash in Jackson Hole

Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team are stumping for dollars with wealthy GOP donors at a Jackson Hole resort.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden, Mike Rogers, Representative Kevin Cramer, Representative Steve Scalise

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KLEW-TV Lewiston

'Conversation with Cathy' event drew a crowd of 30 residents

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers is making stops in Eastern Washington to meet with her constituents, which included a stop in Clarkston.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

McMorris Rodgers' town hall draws both supporters, critics - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. 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 many of the major issues facing Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

McMorris Rodgers challenges Pakootas to 3 debates

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers challenged Democratic opponent Joe Pakootas today to three debates this fall, including two in Spokane.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Washington

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