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6 GOP candidates spar in Idaho congressional debate

Republican candidates vying for Idaho's open 1st Congressional District on Sunday all promised to support President Donald Trump's agenda during their latest televised debate. Former lieutenant governor and ex-attorney general David Leroy, former state Sen. Russ Fulcher, Rep. Luke Malek, Rep. Christy Perry and first-time candidates...

Eye on Boise: Voter figures so far show just a small crossover in primary

How might crossover voting – people switching parties to vote in a different party’s primary election – affect Idaho’s upcoming high-stakes May 15 primary, with positions up for grabs including an open governor’s seat? There are some numbers available, but so far they don’t show a huge shift.

Sen. Foreman calls his own county a ‘cesspool of liberalism’

Idaho Sen. Dan Foreman, R-Moscow, at a candidate forum last night in Fernwood, referred to the county he represents in the Legislature as a “cesspool of liberalism,” the Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports. “Latah County, particularly the university, greater Moscow area, is a cesspool of liberalism,”...

Eye on Boise: Idaho state board picks a nonacademic to head Idaho State University

Idaho’s state Board of Education has named five finalists to be the next president of Boise State University, and all are academics with Ph.D. degrees. That might seem like a given, but the board’s recent pick to be the new president of Idaho State University in Pocatello doesn’t fit that description – Kevin Satterlee is an attorney, a graduate of the University of Idaho College of Law, who most recently has been chief operating officer, vice president and special counsel at BSU. He previously served as deputy attorney general for the Office of the State Board of Education.

Medicaid expansion initiative in final push, just 5,000 signatures from goal

An effort to expand Medicaid in Idaho through a citizens initiative is coming down to the wire, the Lewiston Tribune reports, with about 5,000 qualified signatures still needed before the May 1 deadline. Organizers estimate they've collected 51,000 valid signatures so far. To qualify for the November ballot, they need 56,192...

Idaho lieutenant governor hopeful drops out of crowded race

When the filing period for Idaho lieutenant governor arrived last month, five Republicans already were crowded into the race, and a sixth joined them as the filing period closed – current Ada County Highway District Commissioner Rebecca Arnold..

Why Rebecca Arnold filed to run for lieutenant governor, and why she withdrew…

When the filing period for Idaho lieutenant governor approached last month, five Republicans already were crowded into the race, and a sixth joined them as the filing period closed – current Ada County Highway District Commissioner Rebecca Arnold, an attorney and former unsuccessful candidate for...