Women Making History

A women’s shelter shares its tax reform story

Communications • March 16, 2018

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) joined Daily Signal LIVE to talk about women empowerment and the ways conservative policies like tax reform are having a positive impact on women’s lives. Chair McMorris Rodgers shared a story from home: a women’s shelter in Spokane that received a $1 …

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Empowering women through conservative policy

Communications • March 15, 2018

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Rep. Mia Love (R-UT), Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL), and Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) joined Becky Norton Dunlop at the Heritage Foundation for a Women’s History Month discussion about how all issues are ‘women’s issues.’ From family life to public policy to free enterprise, they touched on it …

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International Women’s Day

Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) • March 8, 2018

“Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.” – Unknown Where would we be today if Jeanette Rankin said “why me?” instead of “why not me?” Or if Malala Yousafzai backed down and decided girls in Pakistan didn’t need an education? What if Margaret Thatcher left politics …

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What women business owners had to say about tax reform

Communications • March 6, 2018

Rep. Karen Handel (R-GA) joined the weekly House Republican Leadership press conference to share what tax reform means for the workers, families, and small business owners in her district — especially the women business owners. It’s Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating the trailblazers who came before us and focusing on empowering the next generation …

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Women are the faces of tax reform

Communications • March 6, 2018

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) led the weekly House Republican Leadership press conference. In her remarks, Chair McMorris Rodgers highlighted the growing success of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, and how pro-family, pro-growth tax reform is delivering more jobs, bigger paychecks, and fairer taxes to the American people — including the …

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Every issue is a women’s issue

Communications • March 2, 2018

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) sits down with Kelsey Harkness, host of The Daily Signal’s “Problematic Women” podcast, to talk about the perspective that women bring to representative government, and the work House Republicans are doing to ensure that every woman — and every person — has the opportunity for a better …

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New Opportunities and Women Making History

Communications • March 1, 2018

Today is March 1, which means it’s officially Women’s History Month. And how better to kick off this month of remembrance than by celebrating the women who are making history all across this country? Just look at these numbers: 9.4 million businesses in America are owned by women Nearly 3 million women-owned businesses are owned …

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Why not me?

Communications • April 5, 2017

100 years ago, Jeannette Rankin shattered a glass ceiling by asking one simple question: “Why not me?” For a century, women in Congress have been breaking down barriers, marking several firsts in their states — and in the country. Led by Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), the co-chair of the Congressional Women’s Caucus, a bipartisan group …

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Lessons from 100 Years of Women in Congress

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) • April 2, 2017

Every Member of Congress remembers the day they put their left hand on the Bible, their right hand in the air, and swore to support and defend the Constitution of the United States. It’s a moment that marks a new journey, with immense responsibilities to your country and to the people who elected you to …

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“It wasn’t easy for women to dream beyond their current situation…”

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) • March 8, 2017

With Women’s History Month Under Way, McMorris Rodgers Reflects on the Dreams of Women Around the World As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we reflect on women trailblazers and celebrate the milestones: The first female fighter pilot. The first Latina to be elected to Congress. The first female Chair of the House Budget Committee. And …

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