Marie Gluesenkamp Perez

Campaign cash pouring into southwest WA congressional race

BY: - October 16, 2023

U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, a Democrat whose unexpected win in 2022 flipped a Republican-held seat in southwest Washington, has amassed $2.1 million for a re-election bid next year, according to filings with the Federal Election Commission. Gluesenkamp Perez hauled in $600,000 in the three-month period ending Sept. 30, outpacing Joe Kent and Leslie Lewallen, […]

New GOP contender complicates Republican attempt to win back WA congressional seat

BY: - September 25, 2023

CAMAS, Wash. — Republicans are desperate to recapture the southwest Washington congressional seat they lost in 2022. But first they must settle who will carry the GOP torch into battle against Democratic U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez next year. Joe Kent, a conservative adherent of former president Donald Trump, who Gluesenkamp Perez defeated in the […]

Gluesenkamp Perez piles up campaign cash as reelection battle looms

BY: - July 17, 2023

Two Democratic House members expected to be Republican targets in next year’s congressional elections are outraising potential opponents by comfortable margins, newly released campaign finance reports show. U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, whose unexpected win in 2022 flipped a Republican-held seat, reported $705,000 raised in the three-month period ending June 30 in filings with the […]

Defense bill that targets abortion access, trans health, racial equity passes U.S. House

BY: - July 14, 2023

The U.S. House approved Friday an annual defense authorization bill loaded with GOP rollbacks of Pentagon policies on abortion and transgender health care, as well as efforts to boost racial equity. Republican amendments targeting social policy issues turned a typically bipartisan measure preserving the nation’s military security into another front for the culture wars, similar […]

Gluesenkamp Perez dishes on gas prices, energy policy and electric vehicles

BY: - July 7, 2023

Democratic U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez is making an impression on colleagues seven months into her first term, as she tries to forge a political identity as an independent voice for her southwest Washington district. “I hope you take this positively but your congresswoman is a pest,” U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell told a crowd gathered […]