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Boise Tea Party endorses Labrador

Here’s a news item from The Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The leaders of Tea Party Boise are endorsing Republican Raul Labrador in the race for the GOP nomination in Idaho’s 1st Congressional District. The organization, which touts 2,600 members in southwestern Idaho, picked Labrador Friday over his primary rival Vaughn Ward. The endorsement comes 12 days before the primary election to determine which Republican candidate will square off in November against first-term Democrat Walt Minnick. Tea Party officials say Labrador, who has served two terms in the Idaho House of Representatives, better understands the issues facing Idahoans and Americans. The group praised Labrador for having more real world political experience, his record of resisting his own party leaders and is more thoughtful and knowledgeable than Ward.

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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

Named best state-based political blog in Idaho for 2013 by The Fix

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