While the relationship between Idaho’s two GOP congressmen has been famously prickly – in 2015, news surfaced that U.S. Reps. Mike Simpson and Raul Labrador hadn’t spoken in six months – Russ Fulcher, the GOP nominee for Labrador’s seat, says if he’s elected and Simpson wins an 11th term, he’ll get along with Simpson.
Poll numbers released last week shed an interesting light on Idaho’s two congressional races, suggesting one may be much closer than the other.
Ryan Davidson, Ada County Republican Central Committee chairman, says he doesn’t understand all the fuss over the Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton cardboard cutout he put up at the GOP booth at the Western Idaho Fair.
Two major statewide polls in the Idaho governor’s race provide some interesting insights into where the race stands, but they may not be the same conclusions drawn by the group that commissioned the polls.
A new campaign commercial airing statewide urges Idaho voters to back Proposition 1 on the November ballot. But the commercial never says what the ballot measure would do: Reauthorize betting terminals at Idaho racetracks that the state Legislature initially authorized in 2013, then backtracked on, saying they’d been misled into approving something very much like slot machines.
A GOP legislative candidate in Boise is insisting he’s no racist after he deleted a Facebook post that used an anti-Muslim slur.
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, and Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, announced last week that their committees will hold a series of hearings on Russia.
Idaho Sen. Jim Risch, in line to chair the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next year if Republicans hold the Senate, had little to say last week about President Trump’s much-criticized summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and subsequent comments.
When Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little went to Washington, D.C., to testify on Thursday at a congressional hearing on public lands grazing, he expected to see Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador there – Labrador serves on the Natural Resources subcommittee that was holding the hearing.
When the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling last week in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, it opened the door to states requiring internet sellers to collect and remit state sales taxes just like local retailers do.
A cryptic social media post by White Bird Rep. Priscilla Giddings drew outrage and denunciations from hundreds of people Friday, including calls for her resignation.
Two GOP nominees for statewide office, one of them an incumbent, missed the post-primary campaign finance reporting deadline, but Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney said he’s not planning to impose fines on the two, state schools Superintendent Sherri Ybarra and GOP lieutenant governor nominee Janice McGeachin.
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