Stories tagged: Mike Crapo
UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017, 6:25 p.m.
Crapo-led panel explores more Russia sanctions
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo wants to ramp up economic sanctions and “impose real costs” on Russian President Vladimir Putin for his country’s ongoing military incursions and interference in democratic elections …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
White House agrees to renominate Nye for long-vacant Idaho judgeship
The White House has signed off on the renomination of Idaho Judge David Nye to fill Idaho’s long-vacant federal district judgeship, Idaho Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch said Thursday.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
Murray thumbs down on border wall money; Idaho senators waiting to see budget deal
Sen. Patty Murray says Congress should say no on money for President Trump’s border wall. Idaho senators reserving judgment until they see the budget deal.
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017, 12:54 p.m.
Labrador calls for Congressional vote following U.S. missile attack on Syria; McMorris Rodgers backs action
The morning after American warships bombarded a Syrian air base with cruise missiles Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) questioned the attack, which was not authorized by Congress.
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
Moscow residents tell Idaho congressmen ‘do your job’
A “do your job” chant reverberated off the walls of a packed Great Room at Moscow’s 1912 Center at the end of Thursday night’s town hall meeting hosted by the …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 5 a.m.
Eye on Boise: Idaho Treasurer Ron Crane won’t seek re-election
Idaho state Treasurer Ron Crane has announced that he won’t seek re-election in 2018 to a sixth term, and will retire instead.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 6:15 a.m.
Eye on Boise: Crapo to again head Senate’s ‘Committee on Committees’
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo has again been selected by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to chair the Senate’s Committee on Committees, meaning he’ll lead negotiations about which senators get which …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
Idaho could be down to just one federal judge for another six months
Despite the best efforts of Idaho’s two senators, the lame-duck session of Congress is wrapping up without any confirmation votes on judges – including U.S. District judge nominee David Nye …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
Congress nears decision on help to fight wildfires
After months of suggesting different ways the federal government could do a better job of helping fight wildfires, Congress may approve two of them before quitting for the year.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
Money for rural schools is one of the fights ahead for Congress
Northwest senators push for more federal money for rural schools before Congress quits for the year.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
Crapo, Risch standing by Judge Nye nomination, hoping for Senate vote soon
Idaho Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch say they’re standing by federal judge nominee David Nye and hoping for a confirmation vote in the lame-duck session of Congress that started …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 11:01 p.m.
Idaho Sen. Crapo wins historic fourth term; Labrador, Simpson also win
Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo won a fourth six-year term in the Senate on Tuesday, the first Idaho senator to win a fourth term since famed Democrat Frank Church in …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 8:04 p.m.
Idaho Sen. Crapo headed for record fourth term
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo appears headed easily to a fourth six-year term in the Senate – the first Idaho senator to win a fourth term since famed Democrat Frank Church …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
Young ISP trooper, relative of Sen. Crapo, injured in Capitol Tree-related crash
ISP Trooper Brandalyn Crapo – a relative of Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo – was flown to St. Alphonsus hospital in Boise, where she was treated for minor injuries; she’s since …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
AdWatch: Crapo’s final ad tries to stir voters to turn out
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo has launched his final campaign commercial of the season, focusing on stirring images and broad themes to stress the importance of the upcoming election.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 3:22 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Chris Vance maintains his courage in bucking Trump, while Mike Crapo waffles
Time to redraw and rename the Crapo Line, after the guy who really deserved it all along: Chris Vance.
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
Idaho Sen. Crapo now says he’ll vote for Trump
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo now says he’ll vote for Donald Trump for president, according to the Idaho State Journal. That means Crapo has come full circle – first he endorsed …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 4 a.m.
Huckleberries: Huckleberries: When in doubt, vote for Pedro
If you don’t like the two main candidates for the U.S. presidency in Idaho, you can select one of six other choices on the ballot including Libertarian Gary Johnson and …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Idaho Sen. Crapo backtracks, says he might still vote for Trump
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo, who was among the first U.S. senators to disavow Donald Trump last weekend and call for him to step aside as the GOP presidential nominee, said …
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo calls on Trump to quit race
Republican Mike Crapo of Idaho is the latest senator to call for Donald Trump to step down. Crapo released a statement Saturday morning that says “this is not a decision …
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 5:06 p.m.
Bill by Sen. Crapo would streamline and improve veterans health care
Veterans would have better access to health care in their communities under legislation introduced Monday by Idaho Senator Mike Crapo.
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016
Eye on Boise: Legislators in Congress split on budget vote
Idaho’s all-GOP congressional delegation split down the middle late last week as the House and Senate overwhelmingly passed a continuing resolution to fund the government – avoiding a government shutdown …
Thu., Sept. 29, 2016, 12:41 p.m.
Ad Watch: Crapo, Sturgill launch new campaign ads on night of presidential debate
As a record TV audience tuned in for the first presidential debate this week, Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo and his Democratic challenger, Jerry Sturgill, both launched new TV campaign commercials.
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 5 a.m.
Crapo’s Democratic challenger counts on math, ‘moral analysis’
Jerry Sturgill says math got him into the race against longtime Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo, because he believes the numbers show that even as a Democrat and a first-time …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 4 a.m.
Idaho Sen. Crapo quietly builds record, moves past DUI
In nearly a quarter-century in Washington, D.C., Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo has quietly built a reputation as a diligent, hard-working conservative who plays by the rules, quickly rises to leadership …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016
Eye on Boise: Crapo’s opponent says D.C. has changed him for the worse
Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo’s Democratic challenger, Jerry Sturgill, is criticizing Crapo over his 2013 DUI conviction, saying it shows that Washington has changed him.
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
Ad Watch: Crapo’s federal-debt ad is first of campaign season in Idaho
“This is Idaho,” proclaims Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo’s new political campaign commercial, as it touts his advocacy for balancing the federal budget and reining in the national debt. The ad …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016
Eye on Boise: Crapo, Sturgill are filling their campaign coffers in Senate race
You may not have heard of Jerry Sturgill – few have – but campaign finance reports suggest he’s quite serious about his challenge to longtime Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 2:44 p.m.
Sen. Mike Crapo wraps up two-year, 200-city town hall swing through Idaho
From Aberdeen to Worley, from Bonners Ferry to Blackfoot, Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo has arrived in every incorporated Idaho city over the past two years – all 200 of them …
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 2:31 p.m.
Western senators push for wildfire funding change
What do baseball bats have to do with wildfire funding? The answer has to do with congressional politics – and why three western senators say they’ve got a shot this …