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…More
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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…More
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…More
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…More
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….More