McMorris Rodgers files for 5th term
Friday, May 18, 2012
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has officially filed for re-election to a fifth term in the U.S. House of Representatives from the Spokane area.
McMorris Rodgers on Thursday highlighted her efforts to bring the new KC-46A tankers to Fairchild Air Force Base, secure funding to complete the North Spokane Freeway, expand hydropower, bring a medical school to Spokane, and protect rural health care.
She is vice chair of the House Republican Conference, which makes her the highest-ranking Republican woman in Congress.
Film company executive Rich Cowan has filed for the seat as a Democrat.