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Crapo gets Unicorn Award

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo speaks at news conference Monday in Boise at the Idaho state capitol (Betsy Russell)
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo speaks at news conference Monday in Boise at the Idaho state capitol (Betsy Russell)

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo speaks at news conference Monday in Boise at the Idaho state capitol

Idaho Republican Sen. Mike Crapo got caught up in an Obama campaign stunt to help push his initiative to address climate change.

Volunteers for Organizing for America, the political arm of President Barack Obama headed by Boise’s Jim Messina, gave Crapo the Unicorn Award, along with 134 other Senators and Congressmen who deny climate change is caused by greenhouse gases.

“Senator Crapo has shown leadership in land use issues and worked closely with the environmental and scientific community. Why won’t he sit down at the table with them – and a majority of the American people – on climate change?” said Jill Kuraitis, a Boise Obama volunteer. “Senator Crapo is highly intelligent and Harvard-educated. It doesn’t make sense that he isn’t acting with the urgency this issue presents.” Read More. Rocky Barker, Idaho Statesman

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Read more here: http://blogs.idahostatesman.com/obama-group-calls-crapo-out-on-climate-science/#storylink=cpy



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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.