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Wed., Feb. 1, 2012, 10:09 a.m.

AM/Idaho: Labrador Turns Back $$$

Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., left, leads members of the 112th Congress' freshman class, from second from left, Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-Kan., Rep. Steve Southerland, R-Fla., Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., and Rep. Jeff Landry, R-La., during a news conference on Capitol Hill Washington today to announce their request that their Members Representative Allowance (MRA) funds leftover from Legislative Year 2011 be treated as a gift to reduce the debt held by the public and be transferred the U.S. Treasury to help immediately pay down the national debt. Story here. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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