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16 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Firefighting costs continue to eat into Forest Service management...

A new report out today from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that costs allocated to fighting wildfires have grown from 16 percent of the U.S. Forest Service's overall budget in 1995 to 42 percent today.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch, Republican, Mike Crapo, US House of Representatives, Ron Wyden, Democrat

20 hrs ago | Ridenbaugh Press

Crapo's message to Labrador

Republican Senator Mike Crapo, and his political advisors, lost little time this past week in reading and reacting to First District Congressman Raul Labrador's hiring of Idaho Statesman ace political reporter Dan Popkey as his press secretary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mike Crapo, Senator Jim Risch, Michael Crapo, Idaho

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Osburn Vet Gets Overdue Silver Star

Congressman Ral Labrador, R-Idaho, presented the Silver Star - the military's third-highest decoration for valor - to Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Post Falls, ID

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Daily Kos

ID Election 2014: Congressman's Press Secretary: "It's unclear what Labrador will do."

RaAol Rafael Labrador has been the U.S. Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district since 2011.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Idaho, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Eric Cantor, Boise, ID

Mon Aug 11, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Two Ways President Obama Could Act On Immigration

Sometime before the end of summer, President Obama is expected to take executive action to address the nation's broken immigration system.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican

Ridenbaugh Press

Republican stumbles

Senator Jim Risch, Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter, and Representative Raul Labrador all remain favorites to win re-election given the heavy Republican bent of the Idaho electorate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch, Larry Craig, C. L. Otter, US Governors

The Spokesman-Review

Catching up on the news...

There was a major development in the race for state Superintendent of Schools, as the Idaho Association of School Administrators invited both candidates to speak and answer questions at a high-profile forum at its annual conference in Boise last Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Idaho Government, Idaho, Riggins, ID

Thu Aug 07, 2014

National Review Online

A Case Study' in Fight Between Good Old Boys Republicans and Free Market Republicans

Republican primary voters who might have been expected to see earmarks as part of their self-interest rejected the pro-subsidy policy overwhelmingly in an election that Representative Mike Pompeo , described as "a controlled experiment" revealing the conservative base's views opposition to government subsidies for business interests.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Spokesman-Review

Demo Ringo Wins Pinehurst Ribbon

Shirley Ringo, the Democratic candidate for the 1st Congressional District seat held by Raul Labrador, visits w/ Princesses Sydney, Kadence, and Kelly .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pinehurst, ID

Wed Aug 06, 2014

RedState

What I Saw During Our Vote To Secure The Border

July 31, 2014, the House decided to stay in DC and work. The Senate had already left town for their August recess.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Representative Michele Bachmann, Steve King, Ted Poe

Daily Kos

I Look Like an Ass, So I'll Blame the Media or Obama

A recent story got me thinking about politicians who obviously make a mistake and instead of apologizing for it, they blame the media or Obama.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives

Boise Weekly

The State of The Republicans

Being a Democrat in Idaho is tough, but try being a Republican - a dyed-in-the-wool, elephantine political animal, steeped in what was once affectionately known as the Grand Ol' Party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Walt Minnick, Democrat, Idaho, David Scott, Robert Scott

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Daily Kos

Special Rights? Conservatives Want Them.

A very successful strategy for opposing LGBT equality in the '90s was to claim that sexual orientation and gender identity-inclusive protections constituted "special rights", as in claiming that LGBT people would end up privileged over everyone else.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Liberal Political News

The Spokesman-Review

Delegation Criminalizes Idahoans

Twenty-two year-old Yolanda Orozco isn't a criminal or a threat to the U.S. But, Idaho's all-Republican congressional delegation wants the Valley High grad and Boise State University student treated like a felon and booted out of the only home she's ever known.

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Related Topix: Idaho, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch, Mike Crapo, Idaho Government, Boise State University

The Spokesman-Review

Davlin: Labrador's Gain, Idaho's Loss

By poaching veteran political reporter Dan Popkey from the Idaho Statesman to become his new press secretary, U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, just eased a lot of stress for Idaho's congressional delegation.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Slate

Why Is This Republican Congressman Worried About a 'War on Whites'?

Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, who arrived in Congress with the 2010 GOP wave, was one of the most vocal opponents of last week's border bill.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mo Brooks, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, Barack Obama

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Boise Weekly

Labrador Blames Obama, DACA For Abuse of Latin American Immigrant Children

Idaho Republican House Representative Raul Labrador blamed President Barack Obama Aug. 1 for the abuse of undocumented immigrant children making their way across the United States-Mexico border, the Twin Falls Times-News reports .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Salon

Debunking the myths about immigration: Ronald Reagan, Central America ...

If we want to understand the immigration crisis, we need to revisit Reagan and the violence we brought the region There seems to be a general consensus that we should be addressing not only the symptoms, but also the "root causes" of rising emigration from Central America.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Breitbart.com

Day 2: House Republicans Come Back with Tougher Border Bill Proposals

A news story about the "shining" Scalise operation said it was savvy enough to go over the heads of lawmakers who "can't be convinced."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher, Representative Jeff Denham, Joe Barton

Washington Examiner

2016 contenders are lining up behind sentencing reform --- except this one Tea Partier

A year ago, that would have been perfectly normal for a Republican senator and rumored presidential contender.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, Eric Cantor, Paul Ryan

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