Shannon Hader sweeps endorsements from Democratic groups in race for Dave Reichert’s House seat

By Jim Brunner Seattle Times staff reporter Shannon Hader made a comparatively late entry into the Democratic primary race for retiring U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert’s 8th Congressional District seat. The former federal public-health official has trailed in fundraising — loaning her campaign $300,000 to make up the slack — and has lacked backing from some unions and national political groups …

WE MUST STOP Attacks on Title X and Women’s Health Services

I’ve spent a professional lifetime as a doctor and public health expert, caring for people across the country and around the world. From the bedside to the big picture, I’ve worked to ensure that healthcare is accessible to all—and will continue to do so as your Congresswoman. I’ve worked to build and support strong programs for comprehensive women’s health services, to …

Connelly: Late starting Dr. Hader gains backing in hot 8th District House race

By Joel Connelly, Seattle PI A young Eastside Democrat took a call from 8th District U.S. House candidate Dr. Shannon Hader, and heard out health policy views of someone until recently a senior HIV/AIDS/TB administrator at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He was persuaded to back the late-starting Hader, who moved back to her native Auburn to make …

Rally in the rain against the rich

Community members gather to say ‘no more’ to tax cuts for the wealthy Thursday, April 19, 2018 by Reporter staff Community members rallied in the rain on the Auburn City Hall Plaza last Saturday to oppose what they describe as a Congressional Republicans’ “tax giveaway” to the rich. “The Republican tax bill is a $1.2 trillion disaster for working families,” …

Democratic rookie candidates in big-league U.S. House race

By Joel Connelly, SeattlePI AUBURN — A district spanning the Cascades, and Washington’s political cultures, is an epicenter of Democrats’ bid this year to retake control of the U.S. House of Representatives and put a check on the out-of-control Trump administration. The 8th Congressional District is home base of retiring Republican Rep. Dave Reichert. Democrats are seeking to bring home …

Democratic physician enters 8th District race to replace Rep. Dave Reichert

Shannon Hader, a longtime federal public-health official, is the latest Democrat to run for the U.S. House seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Auburn. Another Democrat, Mona Das, has exited the race because of lackluster fundraising. By Jim Brunner Seattle Times political reporter A former top federal public-health official has joined the field of Democratic candidates vying to …

The Stranger Guest Editorial: Four Steps to Tackle the Opioid Crisis That Will Work Better Than the Death Penalty

By Dr. Shannon Hader Recently, President Trump announced a plan to combat opioid addiction, calling for more aggressive prosecution of drug dealers – including the death penalty. While his plan also includes increased education programs and better access to treatment options, it was breaking out the death penalty that caught the media’s attention, as well as mine. It’s this kind …

SeattlePI: Former senior CDC official to run for Congress

By Joel Connelly, SeattlePI Until recently a senior official at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, marked for budget cuts by the Trump Administration, Hader is running as a Democrat for Congress in Washington’s 8th Congressional district. Hader, an Auburn native, is seeking the seat of Republican Rep. Dave Reichert, retiring after seven terms in Congress. Hader is …

Former senior CDC official to run for Congress

By Joel Connelly, SeattlePI Dr. Shannon Hader feels it’s time for Washington to have a doctor in the House. Until recently a senior official at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, marked for budget cuts by the Trump Administration, Hader is running as a Democrat for Congress in Washington’s 8th Congressional district. Hader, an Auburn native, is seeking …

Campaigns cry foul in national Democrats’ interference in key House races

By Emily Goodin and Esther Castillejo ABC News Campaign tactics by Democratic officials to ensure the party retakes control of the House this fall have sparked complaints from some candidates about the interference and led to growing concerns the heavy-handed moves could backfire. The dynamic was dramatically apparent in Tuesday’s Texas’ 7th Congressional District primary — where an acrimonious showdown …