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The Political Sandbox — 5.5.10

Raul Labrador, candidate for the Republican nomination for Idaho's 1st Congressional District, talks with his press secretary Dennis Mansfield before holding a news conference at the Idaho Statehouse on Tuesday May 4, 2010 in Boise, Idaho.  Labrador says the federal government should send the military to the Mexican border because state-by-state solutions like Arizona's won't be effective. (Joe Jaszewski / The Idaho Statesman)
Raul Labrador, candidate for the Republican nomination for Idaho's 1st Congressional District, talks with his press secretary Dennis Mansfield before holding a news conference at the Idaho Statehouse on Tuesday May 4, 2010 in Boise, Idaho. Labrador says the federal government should send the military to the Mexican border because state-by-state solutions like Arizona's won't be effective. (Joe Jaszewski / The Idaho Statesman)

Raul Labrador, candidate for the Republican nomination for Idaho's 1st Congressional District, talks with his press secretary Dennis Mansfield before holding a news conference at the Idaho Statehouse on Tuesday in Boise.  Labrador says the federal government should send the military to the Mexican border because state-by-state solutions like Arizona's won't be effective. More here.  (AP Photo/Idaho Statesman, Joe Jaszewski)

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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