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Eye On Boise archive for May 13, 2010

THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2010

State files response to Pam Lowe motion

The state has filed its response to fired Idaho Transportation Director Pam Lowe's motion for a federal court to rule in her favor on most of her key claims in her wrongful-firing case without holding further hearings. In a 23-page memorandum in opposition to Lowe's…

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Candidate didn't vote in '08 

The Associated Press reports that though Idaho congressional candidate Vaughn Ward was heading GOP presidential candidate John McCain's campaign in Nevada in the 2008 general election, Ward didn't vote in the election. Ward told the AP that the frenzied pace of the final days of…

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Ward used same statements in September 

Interestingly, some of the same statements that congressional candidate Vaughn Ward removed from his campaign website today after The Spokesman-Review noted that they're identical to statements on other candidates' and congressmen's websites, also crop up in a Sept. 5, 2009 Q-&-A interview with the "Idaho…

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Labrador campaign: 'We're disappointed'

Dennis Mansfield, spokesman for 1st District GOP congressional candidate Raul Labrador's campaign, had this comment on the revelation that half of the position statements posted for at least the past five months on rival Vaughn Ward's website matched statements on other candidates' and congressmen's websites…

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