SPOKANE, Wash. - On Tuesday night Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers won re-election to a fifth term in Congress.
Here's her statement:
"I am humbled and excited that a strong majority of Eastern Washington voters showed their continued confidence in me and our positive, constructive ideas for America's future by re-electing me to a fifth term in Congress. I look forward to returning to Congress where I will keep fighting for local priorities like the North South Freeway, Fairchild Air Force Base, rural health care, and hydropower. As a member of the House Republican Leadership team, I will keep working with my colleagues in a bipartisan way to pass legislation to create jobs, make government more accountable, and keep the American Dream alive for the next generation. I thank the people of Washington's Fifth District for continuing to place their trust in me."
Rep. McMorris Rodgers was first elected to Congress in 2004. She is the Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference.