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Eye on Boise: Idaho Rep. Labrador is sixth-poorest in Congress, site says

Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador is the sixth-poorest member of Congress, according to a comparison by


Idaho Rep. Labrador is 6th-poorest member of Congress

Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador is the sixth-poorest member of Congress, according to a comparison by InsideGov.com, with an average net worth, based on his federal financial disclosures, of minus $216,000. That’s far eclipsed by the poorest member, Rep. David Valadao, R-Calif., whose $25 million-plus in…


Piotrowski slams Labrador’s FADA bill as ‘dangerous and extreme’

Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador’s Democratic challenger, James Piotrowski, issued a statement today highly critical of Labrador’s “First Amendment Defense Act,” saying the measure would “open the door to unprecedented discrimination against Idahoans and millions of other Americans.” The bill is designed to protect against any…


Labrador decries decision in Texas abortion clinic case; Piotrowski says it protects women’s health

Idaho 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador and his Democratic challenger, James Piotrowski, had sharply differing reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today in a Texas case, which the Washington Post called the court’s most important decision on abortion-related issues in 25 years. Labrador said…


New presidential-only primary in March cost state $1.9M

Idaho’s Republican presidential primary election cost taxpayers $1.9 million this year, coming in just slightly under what state officials originally estimated. Idaho lawmakers agreed to move the GOP presidential primary from May to March in 2015. The conservative-dominated Statehouse argued that doing so would allow the Gem State to play…


Democrat challenges Rep. Barbieri in heavily GOP North Idaho district

No Democrat has represented North Idaho’s legislative District 2 since 1994, but newly retired St. Maries teacher Kathy Kahn thinks she’s got a shot, in her challenge to third-term Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens. First off, she and her campaign manager, former state Sen. Mike Blackbird, D-Post Falls, point to the numbers. Sure, Barbieri…


Eye on Boise: Democrat challenges Rep. Barbieri in heavily GOP North Idaho district

No Democrat has represented North Idaho’s legislative District 2 since 1994, but newly retired St. Maries teacher Kathy Kahn thinks she’s got a shot, in her challenge to third-term Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens.


Recount in Case-Ullman race yields identical result

The recount is complete in an Ada County commissioner’s race – and the result was identical to that recorded on election night, with former Commissioner Sharon Ullman losing to current Commissioner Dave Case by 1,301 votes. “The results ended up exactly the same,” Chief Deputy…


Ada County to recount ballots in commissioner race

Ada County election officials will recount votes for the county Commissioner District 3 seat at the request of an unsuccessful candidate. Sharon Ullman’s request for a recount of six precincts comes after she lost in the May Republican primary to current Commissioner Dave Case. The Idaho Attorney General’s and Secretary of State’s offices…


Idaho candidate withdraws after GOP convention

A Republican legislative candidate in North Idaho said he is no longer running for a state Senate seat after facing pressure from other GOP officials to pull out of the race. John Freeland, 22, announced Tuesday he would no longer pursue challenging three-term incumbent Sen. Dan Schmidt, a Democrat from Moscow, in the upcoming November election.




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Eye on Boise: Idaho Rep. Labrador is sixth-poorest in Congress, site says

Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador is the sixth-poorest member of Congress, according to a comparison by


Idaho Rep. Labrador is 6th-poorest member of Congress

Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador is the sixth-poorest member of Congress, according to a comparison by InsideGov.com, with an average net worth, based on his federal financial disclosures, of minus $216,000. That’s far eclipsed by the poorest member, Rep. David Valadao, R-Calif., whose $25 million-plus in…


Piotrowski slams Labrador’s FADA bill as ‘dangerous and extreme’

Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador’s Democratic challenger, James Piotrowski, issued a statement today highly critical of Labrador’s “First Amendment Defense Act,” saying the measure would “open the door to unprecedented discrimination against Idahoans and millions of other Americans.” The bill is designed to protect against any…


Labrador decries decision in Texas abortion clinic case; Piotrowski says it protects women’s health

Idaho 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador and his Democratic challenger, James Piotrowski, had sharply differing reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today in a Texas case, which the Washington Post called the court’s most important decision on abortion-related issues in 25 years. Labrador said…


New presidential-only primary in March cost state $1.9M

Idaho’s Republican presidential primary election cost taxpayers $1.9 million this year, coming in just slightly under what state officials originally estimated. Idaho lawmakers agreed to move the GOP presidential primary from May to March in 2015. The conservative-dominated Statehouse argued that doing so would allow the Gem State to play…


Democrat challenges Rep. Barbieri in heavily GOP North Idaho district

No Democrat has represented North Idaho’s legislative District 2 since 1994, but newly retired St. Maries teacher Kathy Kahn thinks she’s got a shot, in her challenge to third-term Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens. First off, she and her campaign manager, former state Sen. Mike Blackbird, D-Post Falls, point to the numbers. Sure, Barbieri…


Eye on Boise: Democrat challenges Rep. Barbieri in heavily GOP North Idaho district

No Democrat has represented North Idaho’s legislative District 2 since 1994, but newly retired St. Maries teacher Kathy Kahn thinks she’s got a shot, in her challenge to third-term Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens.


Recount in Case-Ullman race yields identical result

The recount is complete in an Ada County commissioner’s race – and the result was identical to that recorded on election night, with former Commissioner Sharon Ullman losing to current Commissioner Dave Case by 1,301 votes. “The results ended up exactly the same,” Chief Deputy…


Ada County to recount ballots in commissioner race

Ada County election officials will recount votes for the county Commissioner District 3 seat at the request of an unsuccessful candidate. Sharon Ullman’s request for a recount of six precincts comes after she lost in the May Republican primary to current Commissioner Dave Case. The Idaho Attorney General’s and Secretary of State’s offices…


Idaho candidate withdraws after GOP convention

A Republican legislative candidate in North Idaho said he is no longer running for a state Senate seat after facing pressure from other GOP officials to pull out of the race. John Freeland, 22, announced Tuesday he would no longer pursue challenging three-term incumbent Sen. Dan Schmidt, a Democrat from Moscow, in the upcoming November election.