Brad Corkill, of the North Idaho PAC, is shown at an early Tea Party event in Kootenai County (File photo: Duane Rasmussen)
The North Idaho Political Action Committee is planning to hold a meet-and-greet luncheon for all of the Republican candidates running for office during the upcoming primary elections. "All Republican candidates are invited," said NIPAC President Brad Corkill. "It's still a little premature, and we are still getting things in place, but it will be an informal meet-and-greet." Corkill said NIPAC is selling tickets for the event as a part of a fundraiser for the May 20 primary election. The fundraiser is not for any one candidate, but rather the PAC itself. The lunch event falls on the same day the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee will hold its annual Lincoln Day Dinner fundraiser. Corkill said he probably "ruffled a few feathers" by holding the event on the same day, but that wasn't the intent of the NIPAC when it scheduled that date/Jeff Selle, Coeur d'Alene Press. More here.