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Eye On Boise archive for Sept. 8, 2010


Minnick launches first TV ad, Labrador doesn't 10 

Idaho Congressman Walt Minnick has launched his first television commercial of the campaign season, while his Republican challenger, Raul Labrador, still hasn't been able to hit the airwaves. Minnick's ad, the first of a series, began running on Monday morning throughout the 1st Congressional District,…

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Smeed dies at 88

Canyon County libertarian activist Ralph Smeed died yesterday at the age of 88, of pancreatic cancer. Smeed was a prickly Idaho political icon, a mentor of Gov. Butch Otter, a friend of Congressman Walt Minnick, and a confidante of former Sen. Steve Symms. Click below…

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