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WASHINGTON – Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Russ Fulcher plan to object to the certification of Electoral College results in a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, the two Republicans told The Spokesman-Review on Tuesday.
As Election Day came to a close with no clear outcome in the presidential race and control of the Senate still undecided, Idaho remained a bastion of congressional Republicans as all three of the state's GOP incumbents appeared headed for decisive wins Tuesday.
Rep. Russ Fulcher has a law-and-order message in his first bid for re-election to his seat in Congress representing western Idaho.
Washington lawmakers and elections officials from both sides of the aisle challenged President Donald Trump’s Thursday morning tweet suggesting the United States should delay the November election, saying the president does not have the power to push back an election and that the vote-by-mail system is secure.
WASHINGTON – Lawmakers are set to return to the Capitol on Monday after a two-week break, facing a de facto deadline at the end of the month to pass another round of coronavirus relief, but Republicans and Democrats will first need to reconcile dramatically different visions for what the legislation should include.
New legislation introduced by two Idaho Republicans would expand a controversial federal program that lets states partner with the U.S. Forest Service for forest management projects, allowing tribes and counties to collect revenue from timber sales from public lands.
WASHINGTON – Democratic senators blocked a Republican-crafted policing bill from moving forward Wednesday, as both parties accused each other of playing politics amid nationwide calls to reform law enforcement.
All-mail balloting led to a boost in turnout and late returns in Kootenai County, where several Republican primaries were up for grabs. But favorites in the federal races emerged from early returns Tuesday night.
Idaho Rep. Russ Fulcher is one of 21 Republican members suing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and two nonpartisan House officials in D.C. federal court over proxy voting in the House.
U.S. Rep. Russ Fulcher says he’s upheld conservative values and strong support for President Donald Trump while building strong relationships across Congress despite a strong political divide. His challenger, Nicholas Jones, believes his experience in small business makes him the better choice to represent the state in Congress.
Idaho Rep. Russ Fulcher joined three other members of Congress on Tuesday to
Republicans have asked that the nation’s highest court uphold a Louisiana law that requires abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at local hospitals. The Supreme Court threw out a similar Texas law less than four years ago. But Democrats see a pattern of eroding reproductive and privacy rights for women that will once again be fought in the courts.
Sen. Maria Cantwell and Rep. Russ Fulcher, in the hours Thursday morning before the Senate’s impeachment trial was scheduled to begin, said they hoped additional witnesses would be called to testify.
Statements from area politicians set up what will likely be a clear ideological divide in the process on Capitol Hill.
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said President Trump was “wrong” in his suggestion that four congresswoman should go back to the countries they came from.
Republicans heard a strong, pro-America speech in the State of the Union. Democrats a hollow ringing call for division.
New Idaho congressman Russ Fulcher and his wife, Kara, divorced in September after she cited his “acts of adultery.”
Environmental regulations, health care and immigration marked a few of the sharp divides to surface in a debate Monday night between the two candidates vying to represent Idaho’s 1st Congressional District.
On paper, the race for Congress in North Idaho seems lopsided, but neither candidate sees it that way.
While the relationship between Idaho’s two GOP congressmen has been famously prickly – in 2015, news surfaced that U.S. Reps. Mike Simpson and Raul Labrador hadn’t spoken in six months – Russ Fulcher, the GOP nominee for Labrador’s seat, says if he’s elected and Simpson wins an 11th term, he’ll get along with Simpson.