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Know how representatives voted before you take your vote into consideration

Letter to the Editor


Last updated 5/3/2018 at 9:32am

It is important to know the bills and votes of senators and representatives in Congress. This information is valuable to understand, as much of it is not reported in the regular articles of most papers or over TV or radio.

What surprised me recently was our representative for the 5th District, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, voted to oppose a bill for a floor debate that would protect Social Security and Medicare from cuts to balance the budget in a constitutional amendment. In other words, her vote was to allow Social Security Medicare and Medicaid to be “unprotected.”

McMorris Rodgers also a...

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