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'Green News Report' - December 13, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.13.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Donald Trump taps Exxon Mobil CEO for Secretary of State; Potential Inter...

Trump Eyeing Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers For Interior Department

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.15.2016 | Politics

UPDATE: President-elect Donald Trump announced on Dec. 15 that he has selected Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) to serve as his Interior Secretary. Rep. Cath...

Interfaith Work Needed in Spokane & Congress

Skyler Oberst | Posted 10.08.2016 | Religion
Skyler Oberst

We cannot limit compassion to only our own faith groups and people who share our worldviews. We must accept that what makes us American is not the color of our skin or creed we hold, but our commitment to each other.

Republicans Must Pick a Woman for House Speaker

John A. Tures | Posted 10.08.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

Now that Rep. Kevin McCarthy has bowed out of the race to replace House Speaker John Boehner, there's only one logical choice to replace him: Washington Congresswoman Catherine McMorris Rodgers.

Cathy McMorris Rodgers Booed Over GOP's Benghazi Probe

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- People booed and hissed at House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Wash.) on Thursday as she defended her party's...

The Steve Gleason Act: A Triumph For The ALS Community

Sherwin Sheik | Posted 07.24.2016 | Good News
Sherwin Sheik

The passing of the Steve Gleason Act by Congress last week signals a major win for those living with ALS and touched me on a profoundly personal note as I recall the struggle my family faced in helping my uncle with the progressive, neurodegenerative disease find quality and affordable care.

Alexander Howard

U.S. House of Representatives Allows Use Of Open Source Software | Alexander Howard | Posted 06.29.2015 | Technology

As the executive branch of the United States government quietly works on creating an official open source policy, the legislative branch is also movin...

House Rep Says Congress Uses Tech Like The DMV, But Should Be Like Uber

Posted 06.05.2015 | Politics

Interacting with Congress has more in common with going to the DMV than opening an Uber app. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wa.) thinks that's a probl...

Michael McAuliff

Congressman Mocks Calorie Counts In Hearing To Relax Healthy Labeling Rules | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than two-thirds of American adults may be obese or overweight, but one of those adults, a congressman from Illinois, still decided ...

Why Republican Women Don't Want A Female President

John A. Tures | Posted 03.28.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

When asked whether the respondent hoped there would be a female president, only 16 percent of GOP men and 20 percent of Republican women said yes. Could it be because of Sarah Palin?

Cathy McMorris Rodgers Midterm Election Results: Rodgers Defeats Challenger

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) defeated Democratic businessman Joseph Pakootas in the state's 5th District Tuesday. Rodgers, who was first ...

Alex Lazar

Highest-Ranking House GOP Woman Accused By Ex-Staffer Of Mistreatment | Alex Lazar | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

Todd Winer, a former communications director for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), is accusing the powerful GOP congresswoman of trying to "intim...

Ted Cruz Continues His Push To Repeal 'Every Bloody Word' Of Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is encouraging fellow Obamacare opponents to take their sentiments to the campaign trail. Cruz said Tuesday the upcoming m...

Michael McAuliff

Congress' Leaders Showed Exactly How Broken They Are In Just 10 Minutes | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Legendary coach Tommy Lasorda liked to kick dirt on umpires every now and then, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) noted Wednesd...

Why Cathy McMorris Rodgers Could Be the Next Speaker of the House

Gary Villablanca Duff | Posted 08.23.2014 | Politics
Gary Villablanca Duff

Now that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his bid to return to Congress, the door is open for Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R - Washington) to make a play for John Boehner's Speaker seat, which insiders say Boehner will not run again for.

Matt Ferner

New Ad Targets GOP Congresswoman Over Opposition To Medical Marijuana | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

Medical marijuana advocates are on the attack in a new ad against House Republican Conference Chair Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) for her rece...

McMorris Rodgers: Obamacare Likely Won't Be Repealed

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), the number four ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, says the Affordable Care Act likely won't b...

Arthur Delaney

Senate Passes Unemployment Extension, House In No Hurry To Do The Same | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate passed a bill reauthorizing long-term unemployment insurance on Monday, with Democrats hoping the vote will increase pre...

Mrs. Rodgers Neighborhood

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

When Cathy McMorris Rodgers gave the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address, it left out a few things, like literally any specifics about a single GOP proposal she was attempting to laud.

Finding Joy and Fun As a Mom

Debra Pickett | Posted 04.09.2014 | Parents
Debra Pickett

We are bombarded with worries for ourselves, our careers, our children's futures, the state of the world. But, as parents, we are also given an incredible gift: The chance to once again experience the world by living in the moment.

Cathy McMorris Rodgers Could Face Ethics Investigation Over Alleged Misuse Of Funds

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) could face an ethics investigation over allegations that she illegally combined funds during a 2012 House leader...

Obama and the GOP Present Two Very Different Paths to Opportunity for All

Richard Kirsch | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Richard Kirsch

There are powerful similarities in the story of the American Dream that both Obama and Republicans express, particularly as Republicans increasingly see that they must speak to Americans who are being pushed out of the middle class and struggling to stay out of poverty.

Obama Comes Out Fighting

Bob Burnett | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Bob Burnett

The president was positive, action-oriented, and concrete. In contrast, Republican Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers was negative, passive, and vague.

Obama Gives a Simple and Compelling State of the Union Speech

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

It was a speech mainly geared to the base of the party and reinforced the reasons many of us believe it is crucial that we elect more Democrats. But it was also a speech to the middle class about moderation and how the government can help people.

Jeffrey Young

GOP Response To State Of The Union Missing Key Words: Repeal Obamacare | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-Wash.) delivered harsh criticisms of President Barack Obama's health care reform law during the official ...