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THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017

Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador speaks in favor of his immigration crackdown bill in the House Judiciary Committee during a committee markup session, May 18, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (House Judiciary Committee)

Labrador presses immigration crackdown bill in Congress 

Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador pressed a sweeping immigration enforcement bill Thursday that would add 12,500 additional armed federal immigration officers, penalize sanctuary cities, enlist state and local police in federal immigration enforcement, impose new criminal penalties and step up detentions and deportations...

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N. Idaho ballot included Canadian as a candidate 

Northern Idaho election workers were forced to cross out the name of a hospital trustee candidate on roughly 13,000 ballots after discovering the woman was Canadian. During Tuesday’s election, Bonner County voters received ballots with Michelle Anderson’s name blacked out. She had been one of the six candidates vying...

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