Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Cathy McMorris Rodgers




“Let us treat others with the same passion and compassion with which we want to be treated. Let us seek for others the same possibilities which we seek for ourselves. Let us help others to grow, as we would like to be... Read More

Defending the American People


“Defending the American people is the chief responsibility of our government, and a constitutional obligation we in the House take... Read More

Fight Fires and Keep Government Open


 – Today, Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) fulfilled her promises to the people of Eastern Washington. This summer she... Read More

McMorris Rodgers Advances Hydropower


CLICK TO PLAY: Increasing hydropower production will lower energy costs and help create thousands of jobs Washington, D.C. – Today... Read More

McMorris Rodgers Statement on Speaker Boehner


 Today Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement following the announcement... Read More

Reflections from the Pope Ceremonies


– Today Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) welcomed Catholic leaders from Spokane to the Capitol for the visit of Pope Francis.... Read More

Protecting all life


Today Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) voted to protect women, children, and families. The House passed H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act and H.R. 3504, the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection... Read More

Remembering 9/11


Today we carry heavy hearts as we remember the thousands of lives lost in the attacks of September 11th, 2001 and murder of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, on this day in 2012. Thousands of other lives – American and... Read More

Iran Deal


Iran is the largest sponsor of terrorism and continues to play a destructive and destabilizing role in the world. As I traveled throughout Eastern Washington during the August work period, this deal was a top concern. Iran’s actions are destroying... Read More



This summer our region has been ravaged by wildfires. We’ve seen unprecedented damage—homes burned, communities evacuated, and both civilians and firefighters tragically killed. An area nearly the size of the State of Delaware has burned, and... Read More

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Contact Information

203 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-2006
Fax 202-225-3392

Leadership Positions

House Republican Conference Chair

Committee Assignments

Energy and Commerce

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers is serving her sixth term in the U.S. House of Representatives representing the people of Washington’s Fifth Congressional District. In Congress, McMorris Rodgers promotes policies to give more opportunities to middle class families. She works to make health care affordable, advocate for our troops and their families, and empower working families while embracing high-tech, innovative policy solutions.

McMorris Rodgers serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and has been a member of House Republican leadership since 2009. She is currently serving a second term as Conference Chair, making her the fourth highest-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives. In addition to serving as Chair, she is Co-Chair of two bipartisan Congressional caucuses – the Down Syndrome Caucus and the Military Family Caucus.

Prior to coming to Congress, McMorris Rodgers grew up working at her family’s orchard and fruit stand in Kettle Falls before serving the people of Eastern Washington as the 7th District Washington State Representative for ten years, where she rose to become House Republican leader, the top leadership post in the House Republican Conference.

She is married to Brian Rodgers, a retired 26 year active-duty Navy Commander, and they have three children: Cole 7; Grace, 4; and Brynn, 1.

Serving With

Jaime Herrera Beutler


Dan Newhouse


Dave Reichert


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