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Thu., May 18, 2017, 4:36 p.m.

N. Idaho ballot included Canadian as a candidate 

Northern Idaho election workers were forced to cross out the name of a hospital trustee candidate on roughly 13,000 ballots after discovering the woman was Canadian. During Tuesday’s election, Bonner County voters received ballots with Michelle Anderson’s name blacked out. She had been one of the six candidates vying...

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Sat., April 29, 2017, 5 a.m.

Inland Northwest Trump supporters: President is working hard, needs more time to reach goals

As Donald Trump approaches the end of his first 100 days in office, local supporters said he’s accomplished a lot that isn’t being recognized in the media and should have more time to accomplish his policy objectives, even as opponents continue efforts to dissuade Congress from dismantling the Affordable Care Act and environmental protections.

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FILE – Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a primary night rally, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (Steven Senne / AP)

Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 7:07 a.m.

Jeb Bush says he’s unlikely to run for office again, says Trump should stop tweeting

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, whose bid for the presidency was derailed by businessman and eventual winner Donald Trump, says it’s unlikely he’ll ever run for office again. Bush, who is spending two weeks at a Texas A&M University teaching a course on the role of governors, said Thursday that he’s focused on building up his business again and working with the foundation he created to push for changes in education policy.

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Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 4:39 p.m.

WA electors fined for not voting for Clinton

OLYMPIA – Washington’s four “faithless” electors face a $1,000 fine each for not voting for Hillary Clinton when the Electoral College met Monday, state elections officials said. Three voted for former Gen. Colin Powell and one voted for Native American ...

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Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 4:56 p.m.

Otter: ‘We’re at Door No. 2 now’ 

Gov. Butch Otter, at a ribbon-cutting in Twin Falls today, confirmed that he’s being vetted as a possible nominee for Secretary of Agriculture, and told Times-News reporter Nathan Brown that he'd listed his favored positions in a Trump Administration as Interior, Ag, and heading the International Trade Administration. "We're at Door No. 2...

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