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Idaho GOP convention smoother this time around

Two years after the Idaho Republican Party’s state convention degenerated into chaos, the party wrapped up a surprisingly smooth confab in Nampa Saturday with much talk of party unity, though little enthusiasm for presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Eye on Boise: Idaho investigating possible campaign finance violations

Chief Deputy Idaho Secretary of State Tim Hurst says the Secretary of State’s office will be looking into an apparent attempt to evade campaign finance limits by Idaho Falls businessman Doyle Beck, who gave a series of $1,000 contributions to legislative candidate M.C. “Chick” Heileson from six related companies that Beck owns.

Idaho GOP member covertly filmed chair over ‘secret society’

A Republican central committeeman covertly filmed the head of Idaho's GOP in an effort to bolster his claims that a secret society had been formed to oust certain members from party positions. The video didn't reveal evidence of a secret society, but did show the top GOP official criticizing prominent Republicans, the Post Register reports...

New Idaho GOP chairman seeks to heal party

BOISE – New Idaho GOP Chairman Steve Yates says his party has work to do to recover from its big split midway through an election campaign. After the party’s state convention in June failed to elect leaders amid a bitter intraparty divide, former Chairman Barry Peterson sued, claiming he still was chairman. A judge said no, prompting the Aug. 2 election of Yates.

Labrador, Ringo report on campaign funds

A look through 1st District GOP congressman Raul Labrador’s latest campaign finance report turns up a bit of irony: Labrador’s biggest donation – $5,000 for the reporting period and $10,000 for the election cycle to date – came from the Every Republican is Crucial PAC. That’s ERIC-PAC, the political action committee operated by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. Cantor was defeated in the Virginia Republican primary last month; Labrador mounted an unsuccessful challenge to his successor in his leadership post, losing to House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy.

Serial killer Yates firmly on death row despite sentencing error

OLYMPIA – Serial killer Robert Yates is technically correct that the sentences he received for two murders were calculated improperly, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday. But that doesn’t mean he can have those cases thrown out, the court said, and by challenging his 408-year sentence, he could now face the death penalty from Spokane County.