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Boehner headed to Boise for Simpson fundraiser lunch next Monday

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner is headed to Idaho for a campaign fundraiser for 2nd District Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson on Aug. 26, reports Idaho Statesman columnist Dan Popkey, with plans calling for a $50-a-person lunch at the Boise Centre. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. and tickets are being sold through Simpson’s campaign; Boehner, Simpson and Idaho Gov. Butch Otter are scheduled to speak. Simpson faces a GOP primary challenge from Idaho Falls attorney Bryan Smith, who's being backed by the national group the Club for Growth. You can read Popkey’s full post here.

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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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