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Eye On Boise Mike Crapo archive

FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2013

FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013

Raising it, spending it... 

A few more tidbits from the first-quarter campaign finance reports: Yes, Sen. Mike Crapo and Rep. Raul Labrador both actually spent more than they raised in the first quarter of this year (Crapo raised $32,000 and spent $103,000; while Labrador raised $22,120 and spent $37,158)....

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Crapo's campaign warchest biggest in Idaho delegation 

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo has by far the biggest campaign warchest of anyone in the Idaho congressional delegation, Idaho Statesman reporter Dan Popkey reports today, with $3.3 million piled up. Popkey went through the first quarter reports filed with the Federal Election Commission, and reported...

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MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2013


TUESDAY, FEB. 19, 2013

THURSDAY, JAN. 24, 2013

Crapo pushes for reauthorizing Violence Against Women Act 

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo joined a bipartisan group of senators this week to reintroduce the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, sponsored by Crapo and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont. “I am a longtime champion of preventing domestic violence, because I have seen the...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2013

Sen. Michael Crapo, R-Idaho speaks outside Alexandria General District Court in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, after pleading guilty Friday to a misdemeanor first-offense drunken driving charge. In exchange for his plea Friday, prosecutors dropped a charge of failing to obey a traffic signal. Crapo received a $250 fine and a 12-month suspension of his driver's license and must complete an alcohol safety program. (AP / Evan Vucci)

Crapo: 'I'm swearing off alcohol' 

"I'm swearing off alcohol and I am not going to continue to drink," Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo told reporters today in a conference call after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge in Alexandria, Va. Crapo said he believes public officials should be...

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Crapo pleads guilty to DUI, apologizes 

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo pleaded guilty to a charge of driving while intoxicated in Alexandria, Va. today, and apologized for his actions. Crapo was ordered to pay a $250 fine, complete and alcohol safety program and have his driver's license suspended for 12 months. Click...

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MONDAY, DEC. 31, 2012

FRIDAY, DEC. 28, 2012

THURSDAY, DEC. 27, 2012

SUNDAY, DEC. 23, 2012

Sen. Crapo arrested for DUI in Alexandria 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with driving under the influence in a Washington, D.C., suburb, authorities said. Police in Alexandria, Va., said Sunday that the Idaho Republican...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 4, 2012

THURSDAY, SEPT. 13, 2012


THURSDAY, AUG. 16, 2012

MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2011

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10, 2011


MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011


TUESDAY, DEC. 21, 2010

TUESDAY, DEC. 14, 2010

THURSDAY, DEC. 2, 2010

Crapo to back deficit reduction plan

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo and Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma, released a joint statement today saying they'll support the recommendations of the President's National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, on which both serve, even while calling them "flawed and incomplete." They said, "Everyone in America...

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