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Eye On Boise 2016 presidential election archive

THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016

Otter: 'We're at Door No. 2 now' 

Gov. Butch Otter, at a ribbon-cutting in Twin Falls today, confirmed that he’s being vetted as a possible nominee for Secretary of Agriculture, and told Times-News reporter Nathan Brown that he'd listed his favored positions in a Trump Administration as Interior, Ag, and heading the International Trade Administration. "We're at Door No. 2...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016

MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016

MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016


Labrador on Trump win: 'We must seize the moment' 

Idaho GOP Rep. Raúl Labrador issued this statement today: “I congratulate President-elect Donald Trump for his historic victory that brings Americans the new leadership they’ve long demanded. This election was a ringing call for change and I am eager to work with the president-elect to...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016

THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016

Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador speaks at a Trump rally in Orlando, Fla.

Rep. Labrador stumps for Trump across the country 15 

Idaho GOP Congressman Raul Labrador is criss-crossing the country stumping for Donald Trump, speaking at Trump rallies so far in Florida, Arizona and Utah. Labrador’s high-profile national role in the Trump campaign comes despite his lukewarm support for the GOP nominee, whom Labrador, who earlier supported Rand Paul and then Ted Cruz...

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MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2016

Evan McMullin, who was accompanied by running mate Mindy Finn, speaks at the Boise High School auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 22. McMullin is an independent candidate for president. (AP/Idaho Statesman / Darin Oswald)

McMullin draws crowd to Boise High rally 

Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin drew more than 600 people to a rally at the Boise High School auditorium over the weekend, the Idaho Statesman reports. “The Republican Party in nominating Donald Trump has lost its way,” he told the crowd. Elected leaders “spend more...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2016

Evan McMullin schedules Boise rally on Saturday

Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin has scheduled a rally Boise on Saturday, from 2-3 p.m. at the Boise High School auditorium, 1010 W. Washington St. McMullin, who is offering himself as a conservative alternative to Donald Trump, held overflowing rallies last weekend in Idaho Falls...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016

TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016

SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016

MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2016

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22, 2016

TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2016

FRIDAY, SEPT. 2, 2016


THURSDAY, AUG. 25, 2016

MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2016

FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2016

'Realm of chaos': Idaho presidential ballot to show different Constitution Party nominee than other states 

Never mind that the national Constitution Party has nominated Darrell Castle of Tennessee as its presidential candidate. When Idaho voters go to the polls in November, they’ll see the Rev. Scott Copeland of Texas on the line for the Constitution Party’s nominee. Copeland won Idaho’s first-ever Constitution Party presidential primary in March...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2016

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