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Boise Mayor Dave Bieter does a radio interview with Geraldo Rivera in this photo taken at the Democratic National Convention yesterday by Idaho Rep. Brian Cronin, D-Boise, who along with Bieter is among Idaho's 31 delegates to the national confab. Cronin said Rivera lobbed mostly “softball” questions at Bieter, along with asking about the city's political climate. “He was basically being the PR guy for the city of Boise,” Cronin said. “I think it actually gave the mayor a chance to talk about some of the great things that are going on in the city.”
Cronin, who's attending his first national party convention, said he's sensing a “tremendous amount of energy and enthusiasm” among the crowd. “For me, I think, it's just a really exciting time to be surrounded by people who in general are like-minded but also serious about elections, and about the people we elect to represent us in government.”
Retiring state Rep. Brian Cronin, D-Boise, will take over as head of the Idaho office of Strategies 360, the same lobbying and communications firm that fired former two former aides to Congressman Walt Minnick in February, reports Idaho Statesman reporter Dan Popkey. Cronin, who's had his own marketing and communications firm for a decade, told Popkey he won't lobby; you can read the full post here.
Idaho state Rep. Brian Cronin, D-Boise, has been selected as a fellow of the Aspen Institute, in its Aspen-Rodel Fellowship program that focuses on transcending political partisanship and focusing attention on leadership and governance. Cronin is only the second Idahoan to be selected for the program; the first was Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden in 2007. The program selects 24 elected officials a year, half Democrats and half Republicans and all under age 50; the fellows will participate in three weekend seminars in Aspen, all expenses paid.
Mickey Edwards, a former longtime Republican congressman from Oklahoma who chairs the program, said, “Fellows are selected based on their reputations for intelligence, thoughtfulness, and a willingness to work across party lines to seek solutions to public problems.” Click below for the institute's full announcement.