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January 22, 2015 at 12:33 PM

Cathy McMorris Rodgers still supports anti-abortion bill that Republicans yanked

Updated at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 23 with comment from Herrera Beutler: WASHINGTON — The anti-abortion bill yanked from a floor vote in the House Thursday still has the support of the chamber’s highest-ranking Republican woman. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Spokane reiterated her support for the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act,” which bars terminating pregnancies after…


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January 28, 2014 at 8:11 AM

What your congressperson is (publicly) betting on the Super Bowl

Washington state’s congressional delegation on Monday submitted a strong entry into this year’s political Super Bowl betting sweepstakes, announcing a mass wager with Colorado’s delegation. That means all members of Congress representing Washington and Colorado — 17 in all; 10 from Washington and seven from Colorado — are offering to give something to the other side…


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July 29, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Herrera Beutler gives birth to premie daughter with Potter’s syndrome

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler gave birth two weeks ago to a daughter with Potter’s Syndrome, apparently the first baby to survive any length of time with the often-fatal condition caused by prenatal kidney failure. Abigail Rose Beutler, whose birth was made public Monday, is currently hospitalized at Lucile Packard Children’s hospital at…


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June 4, 2013 at 12:37 PM

Herrera Beutler’s unborn baby diagnosed with serious medical condition

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler announced Tuesday that her unborn child has been diagnosed with Potter’s Syndrome, a serious medical condition that is often fatal. In a Facebook post, Herrera Beutler wrote that a second doctor has confirmed the diagnosis, which was discovered during a recent routine ultrasound. Herrera Beutler described the condition as “abnormally low amniotic fluid caused by…


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November 30, 2012 at 9:20 AM

Herrera Beutler moves up to appropriations panel after first term in Congress

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler will trade up her committee assignment in the next Congress, joining the powerful appropriations panel in January. Herrera Beutler, a freshman Republican who represents Southwest Washington’s 3rd District, is one of six new GOP members added to the House Appropriations Committee. The group includes U.S. Rep….


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