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Golf roundup: A rusty start for Tiger Woods in return at Congressional

Tiger Woods was back. Just not for very long. Woods missed a 36-hole cut for only the 10th time on the PGA Tour with a game that showed signs of …


A rude welcome back for Tiger Woods at Congressional

BETHESDA, Md. – Tiger Woods was back on the PGA Tour for the first time in more than three months Thursday and said he felt “fantastic.” He was talking about …


Tiger Woods says he’s ahead of schedule and without pain

Tiger Woods says he is without pain for the first time in two years as he embarks on his latest comeback. Nearly three months after having back surgery to alleviate …


Tiger Woods squeaks out a win at Congressional

Congressional reopened its gates Sunday to thousands of spectators who got what they expected in the AT&T National — another win by Tiger Woods. Only this win didn’t follow a …


Simpson Will Repay State For Use Of Airplane

Idaho House Speaker Michael Simpson admitted Friday that he was wrong to use a state-owned plane for a seven-city tour kicking off his Republican congressional campaign in eastern and southern …


New Chief

Gov. Phil Batt’s chief of staff, Jeff Malmen, will become the manager of the gubernatorial campaign of U.S. Sen. Dirk Kempthorne in three weeks. Malmen, who managed Batt’s 1994 campaign …


Former Sen. Watkins Drops From 2nd District Congressional Race

The Republican congressional primary in Idaho’s 2nd District narrowed to three candidates with former state Sen. Dane Watkins’ decision not to enter the race, citing his wife’s illness. Watkins, a …


Gop Rival Quits, Backs Chenoweth Paquin Says He Underestimated Her Support

Tony Paquin


Candidate Discloses Net Worth Of $500,000 Simpson First In 2nd District To File Personal Statement

House Speaker Michael Simpson reported a net worth on Monday of around $500,000 in the personal financial disclosure statement required in his bid for the Republican congressional nomination in the …


Benton Will Run For House

State Sen. Don Benton says he has decided to run for the congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Linda Smith, and he urged another likely candidate to support him instead …


Rydalch To Join Primary Race

Touting her experience dealing with federal agencies, former state senator Ann Rydalch of Idaho Falls kicked off her campaign for the Republican nomination in Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District on Friday. …


Mauk Optimistic About Senate Chances But He Knows Odds Favor Crapo, The Likely Gop Nominee

Democrat Bill Mauk knows that no member of his party has won a U.S. Senate race since Frank Church last accomplished the feat in 1974 over Republican Bob Smith. He …


Mauk Begins Uphill Campaign For Senate Democrat Urges Crapo To Forgo Negative Attacks

Bill Mauk, a Boise lawyer and former Idaho Democratic Party chairman, kicked off his uphill U.S. Senate campaign Tuesday by calling on his Republican opponent to join him on the …


Chris Bayley Enters Gop Race For Senate

A former King County prosecutor became the latest Republican to get into the race for the U.S. Senate on Thursday, saying he wants simpler taxes and better conditions for the …


Chenoweth Far Outdistances Paquin In Fund Raising Incumbent Raised 39 Times More Money Last Year

1. Paquin 2. Chenoweth


2 Veteran Campaigners Throw Hat In Ring Again Former Attorney General Wants High Court, Ex-Rep Seeks Old Seat

Two men who have been before the voters before have filed organizing papers for new bids for public office. Former Attorney General Wayne Kidwell, a Boise attorney, on Friday filed …


Chenoweth Campaign In The Black

Republican Rep. Helen Chenoweth raised more than a quarter-million dollars during the final half of 1997 to open a campaign in the black for the first time in her congressional …


New Face Surfaces In Senate Race

Former King County prosecutor Chris Bayley met with Republican leaders here Tuesday and said he is leaning toward making a GOP primary run against Rep. Linda Smith for the seat …


Stubbs Campaigns For More States’ Rights Legislator Announces Run For Seat In Congress

When the federal government picked a section of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness as the place where it could transplant grizzly bears, state Rep. Mark Stubbs said …


Murray Ahead In Raising Money For 1998 Campaign

Sen. Patty Murray has raised twice as much money and has three times as much cash on hand as her leading Republican rival, Rep. Linda Smith, in their 1998 Senate …


Gop Infighting Could Hand Stallings Win More Conservative Party Members Look For Primary Support By Attacking Moderates

Republicans are spending the early days of the 1998 congressional campaign in the 2nd District beating up on each other, to the point that former Democratic Congressman Richard Stallings could …


Benton Forms Exploratory Committee, Says He’s Prepared To Run For Congress

Republican state Sen. Don Benton of Vancouver on Thursday took the first step toward running for the 3rd Congressional District seat that Linda Smith is giving up. The Southwest Washington …


Anti-Abortion Groups Target Simpson Attack Speaker For 1990 Vote, Challenge Him To Allow Debate On Issue This Winter

Anti-abortion forces have picked up the torch of a potential challenger to state House Speaker Michael Simpson’s Republican congressional bid, daring the GOP legislative leader to sanction a full-scale debate …


Gingrich Comes To Aid Of Chenoweth Campaign House Speaker To Headline Fund-Raiser For Third-Term Run

House Speaker Newt Gingrich will be the main attraction at a Jan. 13 campaign fund-raiser for conservative Idaho Republican Helen Chenoweth. It will mark the third straight campaign that the …


Clinton Touches Down In Seattle Off To Asia Pacific Summit In Vancouver, He Seeks To Aid Fortunes Of Top Ally Murray

A lightning-quick visit by President Clinton on Saturday fattened the campaign coffers of Sen. Patty Murray and other Democratic stalwarts by $700,000. Heavily Democratic Seattle has been a favorite of …


Christmas Tree Thief Was Just A Bit Obvious

This is how NOT to start a business. Don’t drive out into the national forest at night, cut dozens of Christmas trees, then haul them back to your home via …


Hawkins Forming Campaign Group

State Sen. Stan Hawkins has formed an exploratory committee of about three dozen people in his bid for the Republican nomination in Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District. The GOP’s Rep. Michael …


Retired Colonel To Oppose Metcalf

Retired Army Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer has mailed her filing papers to the secretary of state and has opened a campaign office to take on Rep. Jack Metcalf in 1998 in …


Mormon Has Good Chance At Senate Seat Republican Rep. Crapo Would Be First Lds Member From Idaho To Win

Michael Crapo


Gop, Demos Licking Chops At West Races Republican Leaders Like Their Chances, Thankful Dole Not In Picture This Time

No offense to Bob Dole, but Republican leaders predict their congressional candidates will fare better on the West Coast next year partly because there’s no presidential election. Democrats say the …