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The cover of Time magazine last week offered a doctored photo showing President Trump standing over a crying baby with a tag line - Welcome to America. It has inspired outrage by the Trump Derangement Syndrome crowd. Problem is it is factually flawed. In other words it is fake news. News...
Many years ago a Black guy was nearly beat to death by  bunch of cops in LA. Afterwards he simply said, "Why can't we all just get along?" Of course he was given a ton of money for his illegal treatment and lived the good life thereafter. Eventually he partied too much and was found dead in his...

Dan Newhouse, U. S. Congressman
In the U.S., 91 people die every day from an opioid overdose. Due to the rise in fatal overdoses, life expectancy in the U.S. has recently fallen. The problem affects our communities in Central Washington: According to the Washington Department of Health, from 2012 to 2016, opioid overdoses...

Apples to Apples Gary Begin
What is the benefit of being a "Compassionate Conservative"? It shows that you understand those less fortunate who do certain things to get by in life, but some of those "things," may be hard to swallow. I am a dual Canadian-American citizen, but served in the American military and have spent 59...
ean? It refers to the ability of terminally-ill patients, who after having exhausted all other options and who are unable to participate in a clinical trial involving certain drugs, to access experimental drugs or therapy. The Right to Try offers the freedom to access medicine that is still in the...
China has the Great Wall and we, our Great Will ... as in, "Will the new trade war bring back the Great Depression? Locally, "Will tariffs on aluminum bring Alcoa back to the Wenatchee Valley? Will tariffs on steel bring back the glory days of American heavy industry? China has had the Great Wall...

Dan Newhouse, U. S. Congressman
“Okanogan Strong” was the motto that aptly described the community’s response during devastating wildfires that struck our region in 2014. That same saying applies again today as the Okanogan community grapples with a natural disaster – this time severe flooding that is potentially the worst since...
“My brother is an addict. I am raising his daughter.” That is one of the many responses I received when I asked constituents of the 4th Congressional District how opioids and heroin abuse have affected people in our community. The responses are eye-opening to the heartbreaking cost of the opioid...

U. S. Congressman Dan Newhouse
For months, my Pacific Northwest congressional colleagues and I have been raising our voices and working on legislation to prevent increasing forced spill at the lower Snake and Columbia River dams from raising electricity rates in our region by $40 million. That forced spill order, the result of a...

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