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SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2018

The Capitol Hill condo where the Environmental Protection Agency’s Scott Pruitt has stayed in Washington, D.C. Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo's campaign used the same townhouse 78 times over a four-year period at no cost without reporting it as an in-kind donation, a new letter discloses.  (AP / Andrew Harnik)

Crapo campaign used D.C. condo 81 times at no cost

U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, has admitted to federal election officials that he used a lobbyist-owned Washington, D.C., townhouse 81 times over a four-year period at no cost, including as recently as February. The new details from Crapo's re-election and leadership committees came in a response to a Federal Election Commission inquiry...

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FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2018

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THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018

TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2018

Fulcher tops pack for fundraising in 1st CD race

Campaign finance reports show Republican Russ Fulcher continues to lead the GOP pack in fundraising in the race for Idaho's open 1st Congressional District. According to sunshine reports released Monday, Fulcher raised roughly $141,000 between January and March. In total, he's raised more than $408,000 since announcing...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2018

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TUESDAY, FEB. 13, 2018

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MONDAY, OCT. 23, 2017

Rep. Bob Nonini, R-Coeur d'Alene. (Betsy Russell / The Spokesman-Review)

Nonini: 'I'm more conservative than Janice'

North Idaho Sen. Bob Nonini, asked why he decided to join the now five-way race for lieutenant governor in 2018, went directly after one of the four Republicans already in the race. “I look at the candidates that are in the race, and there are no real strong conservatives, although Janice says she is,” Nonini said, referring to rival...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18, 2017

From left, Reps. Tom Loertscher, John VanderWoude and Fred Wood participate in Wednesday's meeting of the Idaho Legislature's campaign finance and ethics reform working group. (Betsy Z. Russell)

Idaho lawmakers reject removal of campaign donation limits; call for more reporting, disclosure

A bipartisan working group of Idaho lawmakers on Wednesday unanimously rejected a proposal to eliminate all of Idaho’s limits on campaign contributions, and instead endorsed changes in the state’s Sunshine Law to require more frequent and more detailed disclosures,including adding new reporting in local races and requiring information about who...

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