Ante Up for the Party
Incoming House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, left, walks with incoming Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Capitol Hill.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Deposed Cantor Gave Most To Raul
A look through 1st District GOP Congressman Raul Labrador's latest campaign finance report turns up an 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 ERIC-PAC, the PAC operated by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
GOP Incumbents Have Huge $$$ Edge
Former Idaho Democratic Congressman Richard Stallings reports raising just over 1 percent of the campaign war chest accumulated by eight-term incumbent 2nd District Republican Rep. Mike Simpson.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Voice of America
US Lawmakers Clash Over the Fate of Children Crossing the Border
U.S. lawmakers are clashing over whether Congress needs to make changes to a law signed in 2008 to protect child victims of sex-trafficking.
US News & World Report
Conservatives Recognize Danger of Impeaching Obama
Even some of the ideological puritans in the House of Representatives usually aligned with the far-right fringe of the party want to stop talking about impeachment altogether.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Raul: No One Wants President Biden
Conservative Congress members said during a luncheon Tuesday that there's no chance they will take up Sarah Palin 's call to impeach President Obama , with one joking that "nobody wants a President Joe Biden ."
Sat Jul 12, 2014
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Lawmakers, Border Agents Call for Deportations of 'Obama's Kids'
During the Sunday morning news shows, a number of Republicans and advocates for legal immigration called on The President Barack Obama to deport the children - and adults hiding among them - as they amass at the Texas border and that deportation should to take place immediately.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Labrador introduces bill to transfer 31 acres of BLM land to Idaho County for gun range
Idaho 1st District GOP Congressman Raul Labrador announced today that he's introduced legislation that would transfer 31 acres of federal Bureau of Land Management property in Idaho County to the county for use as a gun range.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Magic City Morning Star
Lawmakers, Border agents call for deportations of 'Obama's kids'
During the Sunday morning news shows, a number of Republicans and advocates for legal immigration called on The President Barack Obama to deport the children -- and adults hiding among them -- as they amass at the Texas border and that deportation should to take place immediately.
Company plans logging as Idaho land swap stalls
Western Pacific Timber Co. has worked with the U.S. Forest Service on the Lochsa Land Exchange for several years.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Hume: Obama 'for Better or for Worse' is Following Law on Border Crisis
During his Monday commentary segment on Fox News Channel's 'Special Report,' network senior political analyst Brit Hume argued the blame for the so-called humanitarian crisis at the southern border isn't President Barack Obama and his administration's fault.
Scamnesty Graham Flip-Flops On a Dime, Says "Send Them Back"
Addressing the ongoing immigration crisis involving tens of thousands of undocumented women and children who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border, Republican Congressman Raul Labrador said Sunday that what this administration needs to do is clear: "deport these families, these children."
Sun Jul 06, 2014
U.S. to Turn Illegal Migrants Around Faster, Johnson Says
A boy on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border fence peers into Arizona, on April 1, 2014.
Rep. Raul Labrador: 'Immediate' Deportations Essential
Children and families gathering at the U.S.-Mexico border should be immediately sent back to to their native countries, Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador said Sunday, as they are creating a crisis that will end up only harming the migrant children.
The Daily Caller
Rep. Labrador Tells David Gregory 'Meet The Press' Is...
Idaho Republican Rep. Raul Labrador got into a testy exchange on Sunday's "Meet the Press" with host David Gregory over the issue of immigration reform and what to do with the thousands of unaccompanied children who have come to the U.S. illegally from Central America.
Gregory Challenges GOP Rep. over Border Crisis: Didn't You Block Immigration Reform?
Meet the Press host David Gregory challenged Representative Raul Labrador on the GOP's role in the border crisis, arguing that the House GOP had stymied immigration reform, while the law allowing minors from Central America that plays a role in the crisis was passed under George W. Bush .
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Sunday Talk: It sucks to be uterus
Meet The Press : Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson ; Rep. Raul Labrador ; Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair ; This Week : Texas Gov. Rick Perry ; Bishop Mark Seitz ; U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske ; : Democratic Strategist Donna Brazile , Matt Bai , Republican Strategist Matthew Dowd and Former House ... (more)
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Guest Lineups for the Sunday News Shows
NBC's "Meet the Press" - Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson; Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho; former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Laura Ingraham Effectively Demonstrates the Practice of Political Evil
The Republicans' overriding methodology in the implementation of Obama obstructionism calls for slamming the legislative door in the President's face then accuse him of refusing to compromise and work with them.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Area politicians react to court's Hobby Lobby ruling - Tue, 01 Jul 2014 PST
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.: Today's Supreme Court Decision sets a dangerous precedent and takes us closer to a time in history when women had no choice and no voice.