Brown for Congress? House passes GOP health care plan, and morning headlines

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The Masonic Temple faces the Cathedral of our Lady of Lourdes on Riverside Avenue on a cloudy Friday morning. - DANIEL WALTERS PHOTO
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  • The Masonic Temple faces the Cathedral of our Lady of Lourdes on Riverside Avenue on a cloudy Friday morning.

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Intraparty conflict

Former state Sen. Lisa Brown to step down as WSU Spokane chancellor; may run against Ben Stuckart and Cathy-McMorris Rodgers for her seat in Congress.

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IN OTHER NEWS


First, do no harm

Cathy McMorris Rodgers writes an op-ed for the Washington Post in support of the Republicans' health care bill that just passed in the House, making, shall we say, "suspect" claims about the bill's precondition protections.

Who pays for the hospital bill?
Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho argues that the sick should pay more for their health insurance than the healthy. (Spokesman-Review)

The monster on the bus
A former local bus driver has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for filming his sexual abuse of three boys. (Spokesman-Review )

Unified diagnosis

The medical industry is united in its criticism of the Republicans' health care legislation. (New York Times)