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Labrador makes first bid for GOP peace: Names two parliamentarians, Rasor and Davis

As the Idaho Republican Party state convention gets under way this morning, Congressman Raul Labrador, the convention chairman, acknowledged the…

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Idaho Republican Labrador makes bid for House majority leader

BOISE – Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador announced Friday that he’s running for U.S. House majority leader, a big leap for the second-term tea-party favorite. Though his bid to take on popular GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., for the post immediately was labeled a “long shot” by pundits in Washington, D.C., Labrador told reporters in Boise, “I’ve had some experiences with heavy favorites before.” Read more

Paul urges unity among Idaho Republicans

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a 2016 GOP presidential prospect, spoke in front of hundreds of Idaho Republicans Friday and urged…

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Labrador steps into the political spotlight, both nationally and in Idaho…

Here’s a link to my full story at spokesman.com on Raul Labrador becoming a candidate today for majority…

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Party unity pleas muffled by name-calling, accusations…

Click below for a full report from AP reporter Kimberlee Kruesi on today's doings at the the Idaho state…

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Idaho GOP moves toward dropping call for repeal of 17th Amendment

It was a bit lost in the hubbub over rules and credentials fights, but the platform committee at the Idaho…

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From Common Core opposition to ‘non-denominational Christian Bibles,’ GOP confab takes up ed issues

Idaho Education News reporter Clark Corbin has a report here on education issues that came up today at the state…

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From tin foil hats to leadership, Twitterverse weighs in on GOP convention doings…

Among the interesting tweets this afternoon from the Idaho Republican Party convention (#idgop) after the Credentials Committee voted not to…

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Idaho GOP credentials committee votes to bar entire Ada County delegation

The credentials committee at the Idaho Republican Party state convention has voted overwhelmingly not to seat the Ada County delegation…

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Labrador’s choice for convention parliamentarian: Cornel Rasor

1st District Congressman Raul Labrador, who is headed to Moscow now to chair the state GOP convention, said he's…

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Labrador announces candidacy for Majority Leader

Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador announced Friday that he’s running for U.S. House majority leader, a big leap for the second-term tea-party favorite. Read more

‘Free Speech Area’ outside Idaho GOP convention in Moscow…

Idaho GOP convention delegate Geoff Schroeder from Elmore County snapped this photo outside the convention at the Kibbie Dome around…

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Committee meetings kick off at GOP confab amid noise, confusion

There are more spectators than committee members at the Credentials Committee meeting this morning at the GOP convention in Moscow…

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Huckabee opens GOP gathering

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee kicked off Idaho's GOP convention tonight, with a talk to hundreds of state delegates…

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More convention news: Labrador chairing, rift evident, 14 resolutions pending…

Here are a few more tidbits from the state GOP convention in Moscow, courtesy of Melissa Davlin of Idaho Reports…

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Political fireworks already going off as Idaho GOP gathers in Moscow

Up at the Idaho Republican Party convention in Moscow, today’s schedule includes the party’s executive committee meeting, ahead…

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Petition to disqualify Ada GOP delegation has 70 names on it, including Moyle, Fulcher…

GOP activist Rod Beck has 70 names on his petition to deny credentials to Ada County’s delegation to the…

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Fulcher sees only slim prospects for unity in Idaho GOP

As Idaho Republicans head to Moscow for the state party convention in hopes of unifying a deeply divided party, state…

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Ada GOP snubbed on committee assignments for state convention

Ada County’s delegation to the Idaho GOP convention that starts Thursday has been snubbed on committee assignments, Idaho Statesman…

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Denney responds to Woodings’ criticisms: ‘An insult to the people of Idaho’

Rep. Lawerence Denney, the Republican candidate for Idaho Secretary of State, sent out a guest opinion today responding to last…

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