When I learned that Cathy McMorris Rodgers had signed the Grover Norquist pledge, she lost me completely.
When the people of any district send a person to represent them in Congress, they do not expect the representative's first loyalty will be to a lobbyist, but that is what we have had. It seems she just stopped thinking and working for us. We've had a "representative" in name only.
Furthermore, she fell in line with her party leaders who instructed the caucus to do nothing so they could complain that the president didn't work with them -- even on things they had wanted previously. It is sad -- huge missed opportunities
She even voted against the Lily Ledbetter Act. She didn't work for the recent Farm Bill and opposed the Dream Act. And how about the Jobs Bill? It seems she just stopped thinking and working for us. We've had a "representative" in name only.
I'm supporting Rich Cowan this time. He has a proven track record of creating jobs.
By being unfaithful in her commitment to the citizens of Eastern Washington, she has lost her right to expect another term. I'm sure she will enjoy a nice retirement fund.