Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

  • Appointed to the Washington State Senate in 1994, later winning the special election to permanently fill that position.
  • Served as Minority Leader in the Washington House from 2002-2003 as the first woman to lead the caucus and the youngest since WWII.
  • Elected to the US House in 2004, and served as the freshman class representative on the Steering Committee and on the Republican Whip Team.
  • Became the Republican co-chairwoman of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, in her sophomore term.
  • Served as Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference from 2008-2012.
  • Served as Chair of the Republican Conference from 2012 to 2018.