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Eye On Boise Shawn Keough archive

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Shawn Keough, Idaho's longest-serving state senator, talks North Idaho politics in a May 3 interview (Kathy Plonka)

Of District 1 legislative races, the 'American Redoubt' and politics in North Idaho... 

In Idaho’s northernmost legislative district, Republican Party politics has been pulled farther to the right in recent years with the rise of the tea party. But now a new element is pushing the party farther still: the arrival of conservative Christian “preppers” fleeing more populated states, who see the region as a “redoubt” – a place to...

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Sen. Shawn Keough (State of Idaho photo)

JFAC co-chair faces new challenge 

Sen. Shawn Keough, R-Sandpoint, is profiled by Idaho EdNews today, which reports that the new co-chair of the Legislature’s joint budget committee and the senior member of the Idaho Senate is being targeted by a group in her district that’s more closely aligned with arch-conservative...

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Lawmakers honor Sen. Keough's milestone 

One North Idaho senator got a surprise on the final night of the legislative session – she was honored for becoming the longest-serving female senator in the history of the state. Sen. Shawn Keough, R-Sandpoint, who has served for 20 years, said, “I’m really honored,...

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Members of the Idaho governor's transportation funding task force meet Tuesday in Boise. (Betsy Russell)

Keough: 'Mine are on the record' 

As the governor's transportation funding task force opened its meeting this morning, one member, Sen. Shawn Keough, R-Sandpoint, took the opportunity to formally disclose a possible conflict of interest. She both made a statement and submitted a written notice, noting, "My private sector employer is...

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