Cathy McMorris Rodgers

(Cathy Anne McMorris Rodgers)

Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
  • Born: May 22, 1969
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician









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We need more women and moms in Congress — both in the House and in the Senate. So we should make sure that the congressional workplace reflects the needs of working moms. The House allows children on the House floor, and I believe it should be allowed in the Senate too. My kids, and having all three of them while serving in the House, have made me a better legislator. Being a mom makes politics real. Families, Children & Parenting ;Congress & State Legislatures
Eastern Washington families and businesses should be able to deduct every penny of state and local sales tax they pay throughout the year from their federal tax bill, especially when people in most states are deducting their state income taxes.
Eastern Washington has experienced a number of deadly forest fires this season, and it is crucial that we have bipartisan legislation that will expedite the research and restoration process.
Economic opportunities will win the women's vote. Women
Everywhere I travel throughout Eastern Washington, I hear from people demanding we do a better job of controlling our borders and reducing illegal immigration. Travel
I do see women voters shifting to the Republican Party and doing so significantly. And the issue that's doing this is the fear the federal government will prevail in making the Affordable Health Care Act permanent law and how that will hurt small businesses. Women ;Health, Healthcare & Medicine
It is not acceptable that we continue to see thousands of acres burn because of forest fires, because of poor management on our forests, big kill, and we have these catastrophic situations take place when we are not able to take action.
I've lived the American dream.
I've lived the American dream. I was born and raised on the farm, first in my family to graduate from college. I spent 13 years working in our family business. Business, Commerce & Finance ;Families, Children & Parenting
Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who make a living from the land and for those of us who use them for recreational purposes. Environment & Environmentalism
Many defense experts have predicted that we face no greater threat from a single country than from Iran.
Math and science fields are not the only areas where we see the United States lagging behind. Less than 1 percent of American high school students study the critical foreign languages of Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Russian, combined. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
My top three priorities for my first term in Congress are growing our economy; providing for quality, affordable health care; and keeping our nation and communities safe. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
No longer should we rely on oil from countries that are not necessarily friendly or democratic.
People in Eastern Washington should be confident in knowing that the government will not come and seize their property or farm land. Legislation is needed to correct this decision and restore the principle of having limited government involvement. Government
Private ownership of property is vital to both our freedom and our prosperity. Freedom & Liberty
Providing tax relief and reducing regulations leads to job creation and new economic opportunities for our small businesses, which are the backbone of our economy.
Republican women bring an important voice to the table. Women
Republicans absolutely support equal pay for equal work. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Surprises can be compelling.
The American people know that our economy is struggling right now, partly because of the debt that is impacting American families, hardworking taxpayers all across this country.
The American people, in their own families, they understand that you have to do that. You have to make the tough decisions. You have to get your budget. You have got to put it in order. And they expect their elected officials and their leaders to do likewise.
The Pacific Northwest depends on inexpensive renewable energy from our dams.
The Republicans have long had a platform of being pro-life. And I'm someone that believes life begins at conception and should be protected. Life
The Republicans won the women's vote in 2010. It was the first time since Ronald Reagan that the Republicans had won the women's vote. And when you look at the issues that really drove women to the Republican Party, it's been the issues related to the economy, to jobs, the debt. Time ;Women
This year I hope to introduce legislation that would require Power Administrations to list direct and indirect costs associated with ESA compliance as a line item on customer's power bills. Power ;Hope
Today, over half of China's undergraduate degrees are in math, science technology and engineering, yet only 16 percent of America's undergraduates pursue these schools. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
Under President Obama, we have spent more money - he has spent more money than any other president in this history, actually, the combined total from Washington up to George W. Bush. President Obama has racked up more spending, $1 trillion deficits. And it's time that he join us in this effort to get our fiscal house in order. Time ;History ;Money, Coins & Minting
We depend on our rivers and dams for energy, transportation, irrigation and recreation and I will continue this year to fight for what's best for the Pacific Northwest.
We need to tap the resource of current and retiring science and math professionals that have both content mastery and the practical experience to serve as effective teachers. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
Well, I'm celebrating the fact that Republicans are doing better with women. Women
What has made America great have been the opportunities given to everyone in this country. Since our founding, individuals and families have come to America to seek freedom, opportunity and the choice for a better life. Life ;Freedom & Liberty
When President Obama was in the Senate, when he was a U.S. senator, he voted against raising the debt ceiling. And he said it was a lack of leadership that had brought us to this point. Leaders & Leadership
Women oftentimes are the ones making those economic decisions, sitting around the kitchen table and trying to figure out how to pay for rising gas prices or food prices or the health insurance costs. Women ;Health, Healthcare & Medicine ;Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
Women oftentimes are the ones making those economic decisions, sitting around the kitchen table and trying to figure out how to pay for rising gas prices or food prices or the health insurance costs. And I think that they see where they expect their leaders in Congress to also make those tough decisions. Women ;Health, Healthcare & Medicine ;Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
Yet since the 1950s, little has been done to prepare for our country's current or future energy needs. Future